Cuba Tomorrow

Ten years from now, in a world of dreams, Cuba is a free and modern country, teeming with visitors and a hub for businesses
| By Gordon Mott | From Cuba After The Embargo, July/August 2022
Cuba Tomorrow
The year is 2032. On a Friday evening, all 50 gates at Havana’s newly inaugurated Aeropuerto Teófilo Stevenson, named for Cuba’s greatest Olympic boxer, are occupied by jets with the logos of every major American airline. They have arrived from New York, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles, virtually every prominent American city. Lines at immigration snake back into the arrival terminal, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, but the passport checks are quick. By the time most people have cleared the perfunctory look at their IDs, their luggage is waiting on the carousels. Unlike the Fidel Castro years, there are no huge stacks of TVs and electronics or other …
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