December 17: Sources, Results & Prospects

Lippmann, Walter
http://www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/4374

Publisher:  Against the Current
Date Written:  01/03/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX20937

After 50 years, Washington has had to recognize that if it wants any influence in Latin America, the road to Latin America leads through Havana, not around it.

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Cuba's political system isn’t the issue. The issue is Cuba's political independence from Washington, and the power of Cuba’s example as a country providing medical care and education, completely free of charge to the patient, in a society not dominated by private corporations.

After 50 years, Washington has had to recognize that if it wants any influence in Latin America, the road to Latin America leads through Havana, not around it.

Cuba’s struggle for national independence and sovereignty, its goal to be part of a greater Bolivarian Latin America nation, have been at the heart of Cuba’s politics from the Revolution's start.

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