The halcyon days of Obama surrendering to their every demand and Cuban spy sperm transportation services provided by senate Democrats are now a distant memory for the socialist Castro dictatorship. In comparison, Trump’s first term in office has been a never-ending nightmare. For the first time in decades, the murderous regime is suffering the consequences for its many crimes, including corruption, terrorism, and the brutal repression of the Cuban people.
The last thing the Castros want is another four years of President Trump. They would much prefer a Democrat like Joe Biden, an easy mark they can manipulate, control, and squeeze cash and concessions out of him.
Cuba dreading Trump re-election, says diplomat
The re-election of Donald Trump as president of the United States would be “the worst” scenario for Cuba, Havana’s top diplomat in charge of relations with Washington told AFP.
“If the Republicans win … it’s a very negative scenario,” said Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, the foreign ministry’s general director for the US.
“It would mean at least a continuation of the policy of aggression against our country.”
Cuba has been subjected to a US embargo since 1962 — but, under Democratic President Barack Obama, tensions were easing.
Then Trump took power and began ramping up sanctions once more, cancelling or suspending many of the agreements made during Obama’s term.
In 2019 Trump added more than 80 sanctions, including those that hinder the supply of Venezuelan oil, discourage investments, give the green light for compensation claims in US courts against nationalized properties, and block commercial and financial activity.
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