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A Look at Cuba's Economy
Earlier this summer, Cuba’s president Raul Castro fired his economic minister, blaming him for the recent downturn in the Cuban economy despite the increasing amount of tourism on the island. Dan Hellinger of Webster University gives us his insights on the politics and economics of this country.
Some forces beyond the country’s control include Venezuela’s oil supply reduction, which will lead to energy shortages. From a political standpoint, Cubans will have the choice to elect a new president in 2018 and there could be a significant shift toward a democratic movement, according to Hellinger.
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