Cuba isn’t a developing country; it’s a once-developed country destroyed by its own government.
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It occurred to me that Havana will look mostly the same—at night, anyway—after it is liberated from the tyrannical imbeciles who govern it now.
The Last Communist City, by Michael Totten
On a visit towards the end of last year, I expected to be unimpressed by Cuban living standards and economic infrastructure. Even so, the extent of the poverty, backwardness and decay came as a shock….
Two Generations Lost to Communism, by Tim Congdon