IMO, the borders were closed because America is starkly against Communism, among other reasons of course. How come Obama is giving the Cuban Govt. opportunity to profit by easing trading, immigration, and business regulations, without demanding a change in Cuba's Communistic system?
I'm all for helping the citizens of Cuba who have been oppressed for decades, but if the system isnt changed, how are the citizens going to benefit?
Here's an article explaining how for many Cubans, they see the warming relations as a chance to ESCAPE Cuba and come to America. That seems very backwards, because clearly the situation in Cuba is not improving for the citizens.
Read the quote at the bottom: "In Cuba, the prices get higher, but the salaries don't," Castro said. "I felt like a dog there, not in control of my life." -Cuban immigrant
lets get heated and discuss this shit