Picture of Ernest Hemingway presenting fishing trophy to Che Guevara
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Cuban village holds annual Hemingway fishing carnival

24 May 2011 Last updated at 11:56 BST

Communist run Cuba's relations with the United States may have improved a little since President Obama arrived at the White House but overall there remains considerable hostility between the cold war foes.

However, there is one American who Cubans still adore, the writer Ernest Hemingway, and every year a fishing village near Havana holds a carnival and fishing tournament in his honour.

Michael Voss reports from Havana