Cuba: An island looking for more sun

The US détente is promising, but what will happen after the Castro brothers die?

Flickr Photo: Derek Blackadder
Girls play around on the Paseo del Prado pedestrian boulevard in Havana, Cuba in 2008.
Gar Pardy
Published: Wednesday, 03/18/2015 12:00 am EDT

For more than 50 years Cuba has played regularly on the international stage transcending others by constancy and uniqueness. Its proximity to the United States and the influence of its migrants on the American political system guarantees there is not much on the island that does not play large in Washington and, as a consequence, on the rest of us.

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