Cuban Embargo Outdated?
This article discusses Cuba's economy. While still suffering from poor conditions for most people, its economy grew at 7.5% in 2007. It has untapped oil reserves, tourism and medical tourism as sources for future growth. Canada, Spain and China are investing in Cuba. Our embargo is a relict. We have found that one of the best ways to "Americanize" a country is to open the country to trade. Our culture is popular, especially with young people. With the embargo in place, businesses miss out financial opportunities, and the country misses an opportunity to turn a local "enemy" into a "friend".