Cuban Farmers Deserve Change in a Post-Fidel Era

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Through the years, Cuban farmers – or at least those whose families didn’t have their farm estates or agri-businesses seized when Fidel Castro came into power — have been living in a bubble. They’ve been loyal subjects to their political leader, the long-time dictator who died last week, almost six months after his 90th birthday. And I say, politics aside (if that’s possible in Cuba), farmers there deserve some respect. Post-revolution, it was Cuban farmers who rose to the occasion, doing their best with virtually no modern technology, trying to keep other Cubans fed through the politically and economically tumultuous…

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