“An Economy Under Siege: Building Socialism in Cuba Today”

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Dr. Jourdy James Heredia, Subdirector and Lead Researcher of the Global Economy Research Center in Havana, Cuba
As part of her national tour, Dr. Heredia, sponsored by Witness for Peace and The Christopher Reynolds Foundation, spoke about the current economic situation in Cuba;  historical and contemporary impacts of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the government of the United States on Cuba; advances Cuba has made in food security, understood in a comparative and contextualized lens; and ongoing challenges in the construction of Cuban socialism given perennially hostile external circumstances.

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