This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Carmelita Tropicana (Alina Troyano) - This character is a performance artist and is the alter ego of author Alina Troyano.
Pingalito Betancourt - This character is a cigar-chomping Cuban man and a recurring character in several of Carmelita Tropicana's plays.
Captain Maldit - This character is a cruel official of the Cuban government who arrests innocent citizens and tortures them.
Machito - This character is Carmelita's brother.
Sophia - This character is Carmelita's sister who wants to be a yuppie.
Juana - This character is a nun who is also a...
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