In this July 2, 2015 photo, dissident Elizardo Sánchez, president of the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation, stands in his home in Havana, Cuba. He is scheduled to attend a private meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and a small group of Cuban dissidents in Havana on Tuesday. Sanchez has no illusions that Obama’s trip will bring about any important changes on the island.
In this July 2, 2015 photo, dissident Elizardo Sánchez, president of the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation, stands in his home in Havana, Cuba. He is scheduled to attend a private meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and a small group of Cuban dissidents in Havana on Tuesday. Sanchez has no illusions that Obama’s trip will bring about any important changes on the island. Desmond Boylan AP
In this July 2, 2015 photo, dissident Elizardo Sánchez, president of the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation, stands in his home in Havana, Cuba. He is scheduled to attend a private meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and a small group of Cuban dissidents in Havana on Tuesday. Sanchez has no illusions that Obama’s trip will bring about any important changes on the island. Desmond Boylan AP

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Andres Oppenheimer is a syndicated columnist, and anchor of the TV Show "Oppenheimer Presenta." He is a member of the Miami Herald team that won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize.