It was busier than usual inside Café Canela last night, but owner Ramon Peraza repeatedly came out from behind the counter to give new arrivals a hug or a handshake. All of them were jubilant.
But Peraza struggles to describe his emotions.
“I feel that my heart is very, very happy and quiet, quiet. We are waiting for this for many years,” says PerazaWhen Peraza says the word “quiet,” he makes a soothing gesture over his chest.