The Miami Herald reports this week that Cubans in Cuba are not benefiting from the modernization their new leader is implementing throughout the country.
Results from a survey conducted by the International Republican Institute (IRI) showed a “growing disgruntlement among huge majorities of younger Cubans, hinted that optimism is creeping up, and showed an odd slip in those who favor capitalism and democracy.”
Why no warm fuzzies among younger Cubans about capitalism and democracy in Cuba?
“After more than a year of hearing about reforms in Cuba, adults over 18 don’t see any differences in their lives economically,” says IRI Latin American director Alex Sutton.
So, who is benefiting from the changes being made in Cuba?
Wealthy foreigners. And tourists.
In a modern era déjà vu of Cuba’s colonial and U.S.-occupied history, foreigners are once again reigning supreme in Cuba.
Below, is a Western news report on the changes in Cuba.
Who do you think will benefit most from the changes in Cuba?
Wealthy investors & tourists?