Ninety miles from Florida’s southern tip lies the intriguing political story of Cuba. Long-time enemies, trying to spread Communism in our sphere of influence, once a client state of the former Soviet Union, we must consider what kind of risk or opportunity the island holds for us today. With Fidel Castro dead and Raul handing power over to a designated successor, is the new boss same as the old boss, or will the cultural and political bonds between our nations be mended? President Barack Obama began re-establishing relations in his second term, but the current Administration is less inclined to continue that process. In this podcast, we turn to Roseann Lake, a reporter for ‘The Economist’ magazine in Cuba, for her insights.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download