Unformatted text preview: intervention • Mandela called castro south africa’s only friend and it was he who saved him in his darkest hour Symbol of Defiance • Should the US embargo end? This embargo has placed enormous pressure for the Cuban economy, its market for sugar and cigars is in the US. Still in place today • Exile community in the US in FL which can tip Fl in presidential directions The special period – Castros remarkable survival 1991-2006 Castro’s successor? • Rual Castro • Hugo Chavez • Luiz Lula do Silva...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08