After Cuba, U.S. Chamber of Commerce should explore business opportunities in North Korea
Why stop at Cuba? If the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sees nothing morally or ethically wrong with buying slave labor from Havana's slave masters, they should expand their horizons and visit North Korea as well . There is no doubt Kim Jong-Un will welcome the new business prospect with open arms.
Besides, I hear the slave labor in North Korea is even cheaper than the slave labor in Cuba. To pass up a business deal like that would be simply un-American!
U.S. Chamber is Missing a Huge Opportunity
We've all seen those pictures of Cuba, where everyone is happy and content with the Castro dictatorship.
But wait until you see the following pictures (in U.K.'s Daily Mail) of North Korea taken by Singaporean photographer Aram Pan.
Compared to Havana, Pyongyang looks like New York City.
This is the real opportunity the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is missing.
Moreover, U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue has nothing to worry about, for just as he was assured of the ability to interact freely in Cuba, Mr. Pan assures us:
"He was escorted throughout his time in the country but said he had no schedule to follow and was given the ability to move around 'quite freely'."
Wonder when the U.S. Chamber's trip to North Korea will be?
Can't wait to see Donohue meeting with young Kim, praising his "reforms" -- which happen to be eerily similar to Cuba's.
And where are the proposals for engagement with North Korean "entrepreneurs"?
After all, here's North Koreans partying at the beach:
Look at the new cars:Hustle and bustle at the first-class subway station:
They have "cuenta-propistas" too:
And "independent" hair salons:
And modern hotels: