Sun, sand and socialism: The revolutionary economy is neither efficient nor fun
How many leaders have accepted their blame? A few, yes. But when the absence of self-criticism comes from the left, socialism and communism, which self-proclaim as defenders of the poor, corruption hurts three times as much.
In 2010, when the Castro government announced its plan to “update socialism,” some thought that Cuba had finally begun moving toward a market economy, but Castro's military continues to limit, frame, and condition all market activity
Venezuela’s pneumonia infects the communist island. The crisis seems to have slowed reforms of Cuba’s socialist economy, which were never rapid.
This is the country which has recently run out of beer, Big Macs, that toilet paper we keep making jokes about and is on the verge of running out of banknotes as they now cost more to print than they are worth.
We have yet to see where Brazil’s story will lead, but who can stop watching?