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Anthony Bourdain featured Cuba in the premiere episode of his show "Parts Unknown" season 6. CNN

With Anthony Bourdain’s show “Parts Unkown” coming back for a sixth season, it came as no surprise that he decided to return to Cuba for one of his episodes. With the United States' trade embargo being lifted, the nation's culture and economy is changing, and this is something Bourdain wanted to experience for himself. “I think it’s a country on the verge, among other things, of a tourism boom beyond anyone’s imagining. Because whatever your feelings on the Cuban government of the last half century, Cuba itself is beautiful. The Cuban people are uniquely wonderful: proud, resourceful (you sort of HAVE to be in Cuba), educated — and funny as hell. Even crumbling from neglect, Havana is the most beautiful city in all of Latin America or the Caribbean. The rum is the finest in the world, bar none. The music fantastic,” The Chef wrote in a blog post about the episode.

The episode takes place in Cuba’s two largest cities, Havana and Santiago, where Bourdain even enjoys some sushi. The Chef hangas around with hip-hop personalities, a famous author and The New York Times journalist, Jon Lee Anderson, who used to live there. The whole experience seemed dreamy and full of life, however, while Bourdain deeply enjoyed himself in the Caribbean island, some viewers were not as pleased, specifically Cuban viewers. One Facebook follower explained their discontent saying how the people that hosted him are likely part of the government or connected in a way to Cuban officials.

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Show viewers complain about Anthony Bourdain's false portrayal of Cuba. Facebook/Parts Unknown
It's not a Cuban party without a pig roast

SNEAK PEEK: Party in Cuba with Anthony Bourdain and, of course, a whole roasted pig in the season six premiere of #PartsUnknown.

Posted by Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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