Tag: US-Cuba Relations

What to Expect from a Post-Castro Cuba

What to Expect from a Post-Castro Cuba

Cuba has a new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel. But former President Raul Castro remains in a position of control over the key drivers of the country’s economy. For the first time in almost 60 years, a Castro is no longer Cuba’s head of state. On April 19, Miguel Diaz-Canel was sworn in as...

Fidel Castro: The Last Great Revolutionary

Fidel Castro: The Last Great Revolutionary

With the death of Fidel Castro, the last great leader in the revolutionary movements of the 20th century has gone. It is with sadness that I learned about the death of the founder of modern Cuba, Comandante Fidel Castro. For the younger generations his may not be a familiar name, but for us...

The Winds of Change Are Blowing in Cuba

The Winds of Change Are Blowing in Cuba

The most striking aspect of today’s Cuba is a people still strengthened by their revolutionary fight for true independence. Cuba has made it to 2016 with no help from the United States. Cuba today is independent, nobody is hungry, it has a 99% literacy rate, a significantly lower infant...

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