The death of Fidel Castro was long in coming, and so world reaction was somber and introspective from foes and friends alike.
One exception came from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who cited the “passing of a brutal dictator,” while apparently ignoring recent history and adding that “Cuba remains a totalitarian island.”
He described Castro’s legacy as one of “firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and the denial of fundamental human rights.”
Trump’s future policies toward Cuba, and whether he continues with diplomatic normalization with the Communist-led government, are a matter of much speculation. He has said he would toss out Obama administration reforms that opened economic and diplomatic ties with Havana as well as saying he would merely modify them.… Seguir leyendo »