The Future for Cuba
Philip Peters talked about Fidel Castro’s announcement that he is stepping down. After nearly 50 years in power, the… read more
Philip Peters talked about Fidel Castro’s announcement that he is stepping down.
After nearly 50 years in power, the 81-year-old leader of Cuba announced on February 19 that he would step down as president. Mr. Peters speculated about what this decision means, not only for Cuba and the Cuban people, but also for U.S relations. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
Participating by telephone from Havana, Anthony Boadle talked about Castro’s decision and the latest developments on the resignation of the Cuban president. Boadle has been covering Cuba for the past six years.
Participating by telephone, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, talked about U.S. policy toward Cuba following the resignation of Fidel Castro.
Participating by telephone, Rep. William Delahunt, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, talked about U.S. policy toward Cuba after the resignation of Fidel Castro. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Anthony Boadle Bureau Chief Reuters News Service->Havana
- William "Bill" D. Delahunt U.S. Representative [D] Massachusetts
- Robb Harleston Editor C-SPAN->Assignment Desk
- Philip Peters Vice President Lexington Institute
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen U.S. Representative [R] Florida
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