February 24, 2013

Raul's Cuba: Some Tweaks, Same Old Regime

Juan Tamayo, Miami Herald

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Cuba today teeters somewhere between the promise and realities of the reforms, between his on-the-mark diagnoses of what ails the country and a shortage of the appropriately strong medicine.

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TAGGED: Cuba, Latin America, Fidel Castro, Raul Castro


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