Is Communist China Colonizing Cuba?

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Posted: Jan 11, 2022 12:01 AM

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Is history repeating itself in Cuba? Is Communist China using its Belt and Road Initiative to turn Cuba into a dependent colony like it was under the former Soviet Union? Is Cuba about to become Communist China’s first military base in the Western Hemisphere?

These are important questions. Why? Because the closest the world has ever come to a nuclear holocaust occurred in 1962 after the Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, allowed his country to become a vassal state of the former Soviet Union. When Castro seized power in 1959 by overthrowing Cuban autocrat Fulgencio Batista, he promised the Cuban people an end to poverty, illiteracy and widespread public health problems. Unable to follow through on his promises, Castro turned to the Soviet Union for help.

In so doing, he allowed Cuba to become a virtual Soviet colony, dependent on its power-hungry, anti-American despot, Nikita Khrushchev. Khrushchev was quick to use his iron-fisted hold over Cuba to move against the United States. He demanded

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