Cuba is not only the largest island in the Greater Antilles, but also the only communist island in the Caribbean. This country has been governed by the Marxist-Leninist ideology for more than fifty years. Although the Cuban economy has not shown significant development since January 1, 1959, i.e. when the Revolutionaries came to power, it is presenting a new economic capacity-the tourism industry, which could drive the nation to a modern economic growth.
This article has been revised by the author. The revised version is available as a supplement at the link below.
Rivera Rodriguez, Elba Marcell
"A Generation of Isolation: Cuban Political Economic Policies,"
The Hilltop Review: Vol. 5
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/hilltopreview/vol5/iss1/11