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Episode 18: Cuba

April 1, 2018

The last 59 years of Cuban history demonstrates the government only exists to serve the Castro regime’s desire to advance communism and the new Cuban President will likely only continue the Castro policies. Direct democracy remains a distant dream, and Cubans struggle against a deteriorating state-run economy. How did Cuba get here? What is the future of the country? And, what is it like to live on the island? Our hosts interview Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress; Cuban activist Rosa María Payá; and IRI’s in-house Cuba expert Casey Cagley.

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