The L.A.Times has an editorial today titled “From the Ground Up, Cuba is Crumbling.” While it hits the U.S.Embargo in passing a couple of times, it offers a different perspective of why the island nation is falling apart and why the regime doesn’t work:
“The problem is that the government owns everything, and people only take care of what is their own,” says another moonlighting cabdriver, Arturo, who buzzes his plastic-encased motorbike around basketball-sized craters in the asphalt where the Malecon seaside promenade meets 23rd Street. “Cubans are very clever and improvisational. We can fix anything. But there isn’t the will to do it unless it is to improve your own conditions.”
Keep reading how Cubans are resolviendo.
H/T to Uncommon Sense