The speculation and debates will be fascinating during the 12-month run-up to the annual Pan American Championship of Cocktails.
Reason: Cuba is scheduled to be the host country.
That was announced at the conclusion of the 11th annual event just completed in Barquismeto, Venezuela. Sixteen nations participated in that competition, organized by the International Bartenders Association.
Next year's event in Havana undoubtedly will elicit some negativity, based more on politics than on cocktail creation. But at least 10 countries already have promised to participate.
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