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US places too much emphasis on Cuba

US places too much emphasis on Cuba

The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has more people than the entire island of Cuba. Do you know what kind of government Brazil has? Yet, some very loud politicians, mostly in Miami, assert that we in the U.S. should be greatly concerned about the form of government in Cuba. I would ask: Why, exactly? Cuba is a dilapidated, deteriorating, Fourth World country of barely clothed, barely fed and politically saturated serfs, basically. Except for a few cigars (that will kill you), it produces nothing we need or want — unless you like grinding poverty. Cuba has extremely little an American tourist would want to see. It is no more important to the United States than Paraguay or El Salvador....

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