On July 11, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an extended discussion on “Cuba’s Sinking Economy – Causes, Consequences & Remedies” with Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, the former chief of the US interest section in Havana, and Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago, an economist and Cuba expert at the University of Pittsburg.
What are the top factors driving Cuba’s economy, and how will they perform in the year ahead?
A year following the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the relationship between the U.S. and the island nation has dramatically changed. To discuss this and more, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, Michael Shifter spoke with CGTN’s Susan Roberts.
Richard E. Feinberg offers a scrupulously researched and judicious analysis of the economic changes that have unfolded since 2008, when Raúl Castro replaced his brother Fidel as president and initiated a reform process.