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WHO IS CUBA?


CUBA : A REVOLU TIONARY TRIUMPH ?


-The revolution

overthrew Batista’s regime “ I believe that there is no country in the world including any and all the countries under colonial domination, where economic colonization, humiliation and exploitation were worse than in Cuba, in part owing to my country’s policies during the Batista regime.” John F. Kennedy


-Free education 99.8% literacy rate 9.1% GDP

source: CIA , The World Factbook


-Free health care Life expectancy: 77.48 Ranked 55th country with longest life expectancy

source: CIA , The World Factbook


An independent country


A model of solidarity (?)


CUBA: A Communist tragedy?


Human rights violations

“Under Cuba ‘s “dangerousness” law, authorities can imprison people who have not committed a crime on the suspicion that they might commit one in the future. “Dangerou s” activities include handing out copies of the Un iversal Declaration of of Human Rights, writing artices of the governments and trying to start an independent union.” Nick Steinberg

HUMAN WATCH


Chronic food deficit: Food rationing


Income inequality


WHO IS CUBA?


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