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article imageRaul Castro Trumpets Rise of the Left

By KeithLDick     Dec 2, 2006 in Lifestyle
I still have a "Gut Feeling" that Raul will be taking over the Leadership of Cuba in the near future and I have to wonder if relations with the U.S. will get better, stay the same or get even worse...
During a speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces, Raul Castro praised the rise of the left and launched a verbal broadside against Washington.
Free-market formulas "imposed by the United States and its European partners" have benefited those with easy access to foreign capital, while leaving most of those in Latin America in "poverty, unhealthy conditions and ignorance," he said.
"The populist and revolutionary movements are becoming robust, and despite Washington's barefaced multi-million-dollar campaigns of disinformation, blackmail and interference, new and experienced leaders are assuming the leadership of their nations," he said.
I think normal relations between the two countries could benefit both Cuba and the U.S.
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