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19/02/2008 10:54:46 am
Hope For Cuba. In a rush between things, but it feels necessary just to say "finally!" about the news that Fidel Castro has formally resigned. He now says he wants to be only a "soldier of ideas". One might hope that Cuba introduces freedom of speech swiftly, so that he can engage in a free debate for his ideas of oppression.

His brother, Raul, will thus remain in power but probably feel a lot freer with the formal stepping down of Fidel. And Raul has at least mentioned the introduction of more freedom in the economy, which would help the poor. Perhaps that would also lead to a gradual opening up for exchange with the rest of the world, which builds more prosperity - which undermines the political tyranny.

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