From left, President of the Cuban National Assembly Esteban Lazo, Cuban President Raúl Castro, Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz Canel and the second Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, attending a tribute ceremony to late Cuban leader Fidel Castro at Santa Ifigenia cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba, on Dec. 4, 2017.
From left, President of the Cuban National Assembly Esteban Lazo, Cuban President Raúl Castro, Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz Canel and the second Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, attending a tribute ceremony to late Cuban leader Fidel Castro at Santa Ifigenia cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba, on Dec. 4, 2017. MARCELINO VAZQUEZ AFP/Getty Images
From left, President of the Cuban National Assembly Esteban Lazo, Cuban President Raúl Castro, Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz Canel and the second Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, attending a tribute ceremony to late Cuban leader Fidel Castro at Santa Ifigenia cemetery, in Santiago de Cuba, on Dec. 4, 2017. MARCELINO VAZQUEZ AFP/Getty Images

Raúl Castro’s economic reforms were supposed to make life better in Cuba. Didn’t happen

December 11, 2017 01:23 PM