For over a century this Island has been deteriorating by the day, I posted a question about the peace concert held there yesterday, only to find a few responses, completely unaware of what actually goes on inside this Island.
To the outside world this seems like an Island in paradise, it's beautiful beaches and tourist attractions, those whovacation there are not aware what the people of the Island go through on a daily basis just to survive.
Yes they have free healthcare, but there is no medicine or any of the medical advances, those are reserved for the tourist nt the people. Yes there is fresh food for the tourist ut the people have none and they have to scavange for their daily meals. Yes, they are well educated but have no future, and educated person in Cuba does not make enough money to survive.
Lifting the embargo would mean another 50 years of slavery for the people, none of what the embargo can bring will cont..
Answer by mancosmomma at 10:30 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
Answer by older at 7:49 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
I do know the real life there.We complain and complain for every little thing when people in other parts of the world want little things like pencils for their kids that they can get some kind of basics education or Afghan woman want little portable radios to listen something other then daily gun shots .
Answer by Anonymous at 9:03 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
Answer by older at 9:09 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
I agree. I saw a National Geographic article on Cuba a few years ago, and living conditions for their citizens is pathetic. Castro controlled everything, and the tourists only see what they want them to see. It's a sad, poor country
Yes, and it doesn't help that the likes of Michael Moore attempt to glamorize Cuba and consider Cuba's health care the best thing since sliced bread. I would venture to guess MORE people listen to M. Moore than who watch National Geographic.
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 12:03 PM on Sep. 21, 2009
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Answer by older at 1:28 PM on Sep. 21, 2009