"And do you ever wonder why, despite Cuba's successes, its model for healthcare and food production isn't welcomed and adopted by other Caribbean and Latin American nations? Or for that matter the African-American community"
* The thought that immediately comes to mind is that Cuba has a different ideology governing it. Although not perfect by any means, the ideology allowed for a window of opportunity because of the difference in priorities and the willingness of the government to allow for such things. Cut off from both Soviet and U.S. support was a mixed blessing in this regard - strings were cut which allowed for the ingenuity of the people to shine forth.
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