Thursday, April 19, 2012

Cuba: Reforming the Economy in Effort to Preserve Political System

President Barack Obama faced criticism from other leaders at the April 15 Summit of the Americas in Colombia for insisting on democratic reforms in Cuba before the United States will lift its 50-year-old embargo against the island nation. But as VOA's Jerome Socolovsky reports, Cuba is pushing through economic reforms in the hope of preserving the political status quo.