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How to achieve real political reform in Cuba. By Ray Walser.
  
18-05-2012

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How to achieve real political reform in Cuba

BY RAY WALSER 

Miami Herald

May 18, 2012


 
What’s the best way to mark the fifth annual Cuba Solidarity Day? If we want to help the long-suffering people of Fidel Castro’s island “paradise,” the answer should be obvious: Shine a light on the repression and tyranny that makes daily life there such a grinding ordeal. Show unflinching support for dissidents and advocates of non-violent change on the island.

That’s what the George W. Bush administration did on the first Cuba Solidarity Day, May 20, 2008. Worldwide efforts focused on political prisoners and the demands for progress and democratic change. That first Solidarity Day attempted to look below the decks of the Cuban ship, boring down to the unrest and unhappiness on the galley-level.

But there’s another school of thought on how best to mark this day — one that encourages “engagement” and leans more on diplomacy than accountability.

Today, thanks to the Obama administration, as well as left-leaning think tanks in Washington and New York, an effort is underway to steer an opposite course — one that moves, incredibly enough, closer to cooperation with the Castro regime. Tossed overboard are demands for human rights, freedom and dignity for Cubans. In their place: the siren song of tourism partnerships and exchanges of academics and musicians.

A fresh wave of Cubans is disembarking on and around May 20 to participate in Cuba’s latest charm offensive. The capstone visit for this round features Mariela Castro Espín, daughter of Raul Castro and an activist for gay and lesbian rights, at the Latin American Studies Association in San Francisco. She will be received with acclaim as a voice of progressive tolerance on issues of individual sexual preference.

The objective of these latest Cuban visitors — salaried employees and privileged members of the regime — is to convince ordinary Americans that Cuba is already on a course to better days. We’re to believe that major economic change is underway, and that small portions of “democratic space,” as the Obama administration fondly refers to it, are being carved out.

The ultimate goal of spokespersons such as Mariela Castro is relatively simple: Win the coveted U.S. imprimatur of acceptance for Cuban-style, post-Castro socialism, and smooth the way for full diplomatic recognition. The eventual goal, of course, is to bring down the 1996 Helms-Burton Act and with it the trade embargo. That way, the fabled Castro Revolution may continue on a course of channeled change, with a succession of next-generation party apparatchiks, bureaucrats and military leaders fully in control in the wheelhouse.

Yet, as the Bush administration knew, and the Obama administration seems to forget, authentic change in Cuba requires far more than institutional tinkering and piecemeal economic reform or the creation of manufactured “democratic space.” It means taking these five fundamental steps toward authentic political reform:
• Recognition of the right to independent political parties to exist legally and operate freely.
• Free and fair elections.
• Genuine freedom of expression, including unfiltered access to the Internet.
• Freedom of association for civil society, private enterprise and organized labor.
• Genuine rule of law and human rights standards, which include the release of all remaining political prisoners.
Nothing more — and nothing less — will do.

The first step to real solidarity with the Cuban people is to correct an erroneous impression that the hired guns and apologists for the Castro regime who ride in first class cabins speak for all Cubans. Time for truth in advertising! They represent the Castro regime. They speak for the power elite in Havana. And they have clearly in view a succession scenario, or “soft landing,” for the post-Castro era.
On May 20, those interested in the future of U.S.-Cuba relations, and authentic liberty on the island, need to remember that the authentic voices of change are far more likely to be found below decks in Cuba’s permanent steerage class. Here you find the people barred from traveling. Here are the ones with limited access to the outside world. Here are the ones constantly harassed and threatened, left in jail and treated as enemies of the state.

It’s a difficult course to steer, but it’s the only one that will effect change. Solidarity with Cuba’s people begins below decks, not in luxury cabins with ocean views.

Ray Walser, a veteran Foreign Service officer, is a senior policy analyst specializing in Latin America at The Heritage Foundation.

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02-05-2016Goodbye, Jaime Ortega. Diario de Cuba - editorial.
30-04-2016Cuba Will Lose One Million People In Next Decade. By Abel Fernandez and Mario Penton. 14ymedio.
27-04-2016Cubans on the Borders. By Fernando Dámaso. 
26-04-2016Cubas Communist Party Congress: Cringing With Embarrassment. By Isbel Tíaz Torres. Havana Times.
26-04-2016The Repression Obama Did Not See in Havana. By Iván García. With two videos.
25-04-2016The Obama Revolution and the Average Cuban. By Iván García. DLA.
25-04-2016To change Cuba, speak up for democracy again and again. The Washington Post - Editorial Board.
23-04-2016Miriam Celaya - "I ask for a minutes standing ovation, gentlemen: the Communist Party of Cuba has died."
23-04-2016Foreign Minister's criticism of Obama's Cuba visit betrays nervousness. The number two man at Cubas embassy in Madrid calls the guest a "wolf in sheeps clothing". 14ymedio.
22-04-2016Between Transfusions. By Fernando Dámaso.
22-04-2016Eduardo Cardet, MCL national coordinator: The leaders feel "threatened" after Obamas visit, "they fear losing power". 14ymedio.
20-04-2016Thinking About America Amid the Red Rocks of Arizona. By Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. 14ymedio. 
20-04-2016Cuba caught camouflaging cocaine with molasses. By Frank Calzon.
19-04-2016Raúl Castro, the first secretary of the Cuban Communist party intends to remain in office until 19 April 2021, when he'll be just 45 days short of officially becoming a nonagenarian. By Reinaldo Escobar. 14ymedio.
18-04-2016A Family's Destiny. By Frank Correa. Cubalog.eu.
16-04-2016The Castros' Party-State. By Roberto Alvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
14-04-2016Venezuela is in desperate need of a political intervention. An explosion is probably not far off. Washington Post Editorial.
13-04-2016Cuba's Influence in American Academia. By Julio M. Shilling. ASCE meeting 2015.
12-04-2016Google Jumps Through Hoops In Cuba. By Luz Escobar. 14ymedio.
12-04-2016Cuba's Official Press Treads Carefully With Panama Papers. By Yoani Sanchez. 14ymedio.
09-04-2016Turning the Page. By Fernando Dámaso.
08-04-2016What will happen at the VII Congress of the CCP? By Roberto Alvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
07-04-2016Cuba in the Aftermath of a Magic Performance. By Veronica Vega. Havana Times. 
07-04-2016Praying for Beans in Cuba. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
05-04-2016Revealed: How Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis in Germany and the Communists in Cuba and North Korea. By Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter.
03-04-2016The Changes Are Yet to Come. By Fernando Dámaso.
02-04-2016One reason for more Cuban arrests: more dissidents since U.S. opening. By Franco Ordoñez.
31-03-2016Fidel Castro Takes a Shot at Obama. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
31-03-2016Obama fostered myths about Cuba's health and education systems. By Hans Bader. 
30-03-2016A Before and After. By Fernando Dámaso.
29-03-2016A Visit, a Speech and an Unforgettable Encounter. By José Daniel Ferrer, UNPACU.
28-03-2016A President Has Come to Havana Carrying… By Carlos Alberto Montaner.
27-03-2016Cuban agents brutalize democracy protesters after Obama visit. By Patrick Symmes. + video UNPACU.
26-03-2016Erasmo Calzadilla, Havana Times writer tells how he, after hearing Obama's speech live in the Grand Havana Theatre, is witnessing an UNPACU manifestation and is detained.
25-03-2016The High Cost of Doing Business in Cuba. By Justin Rohrlich.
21-03-2016No Red Carpet for Obama in Cuba. By Fernando Dámaso.  
21-03-2016Castros welcome Obama to Cuba with a slap in the face. By Marc A. Thiessen.
20-03-2016Obama in Cuba. By Carlos Alberto Montaner.
19-03-2016Obama Derelict In Failing To Call For Regime Change In Cuba. Investor's Business Daily Editorial.
19-03-2016What President Obama needs to say about Cuba's elections. By Carl Gershman.
17-03-2016Castros Repression at the White House Doorstep. By Pablo Diaz Espí. Diario de Cuba.
16-03-2016Relationship is Not Simply Acceptance. By Fernando Dámaso.
14-03-2016Six facts about censorship in Cuba. By Josefina Salomon. Amnesty International.
12-03-2016The New York Times, a Branch of Granma. By Miriam Celaya. Cubanet.
11-03-2016President Obama's Visit to "Perfidious Cuba". By José Azel.
08-03-2016Will Obama dump dissidents for baseball in Cuba? Washington Post Editorial.
07-03-2016With the Oil Bust, Venezuela Sells its Life. By Caridad. Havana Times.
06-03-2016The Darkest Hour is Just before the Dawn. By VenEconomy. LAHT.
05-03-2016Martha Beatriz Roque Believes That The US Should "Straighten Out" The Normalization With Cuba. 14ymedio/EFE. 




 

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