Do you think the new relation between Cuba and the US is positive or negative?

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (4 posts)
  1. Sara Jofre profile image74
    Sara Jofreposted 3 years ago

    Do you think the new relation between Cuba and the US is positive or negative?

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12065219_f260.jpg

  2. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 3 years ago

    I guess it depends on the individual. If someone left Cuba many years ago they now can go home for visits to see family and vice versa. Without a doubt there will be some business advantages and my guess is the cost for Cuban cigars is about to go down as well.
    President Nixon initiated normal relations with China the biggest communist country in the world several years ago. Today just about everything in the typical household in the U.S. is made in China.
    President Clinton normalized relations with Vietnam and the world didn't end. This was a place where over 58,000 U.S. soldiers died.
    I don't believe normalized relations with Cuba will hurt America. My guess is more people will list it as one of their vacation destinations.

  3. Thomas Swan profile image95
    Thomas Swanposted 3 years ago

    Positive. There are many corrupt politicians who will try to stop it happening though. The endpoint of this is ending the trade embargo. If that happens, then we'll see what socialist Cuba can do without a trillion dollar handicap. An economy that pumps most of its money into public healthcare and education is an economy that scares the bejeezus out of corrupt Washington politicians who don't want the American people to start thinking its a good thing.

  4. profile image0
    TheBizWhizposted 3 years ago

    I don't think that a relationship with Cuba is very good until they begin to give more rights to their citizens. I have this stance against any regime.
    Despite what some people think, the money does not trickle down to the poor in any shape or form. Not even for education or health. It only goes to the dictators. If you don't believe me, take a look at the hospital the average Cuban goes to and just imagine if Castro would be seen dead in a place like that. I have family that sent pictures when their child was born and the walls are bare cinder-blocks. It is extremely sad what they go through there, so much so they are willing to risk their lives to get somewhere else. 
    As for what just happened this week between the US and Cuba, I do not think it is very significant, unless you want cigars. Travel for Americans is not going to change. It will be too much of a hassle, especially when so many other options in the Caribbean exist, such as the Dominican Republic.
    As for raising the limit on how much money Americans can send there, that is a token law since people sent whatever they wanted to anyway. No one was keeping count.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)