Historian Helen Yaffe tells Alborada co-editor Nick MacWilliam how Cuba is resisting brutal US sanctions while maintaining its policy of healthcare internationalism.
Despite brutal US sanctions that have had a major impact on everyday life for its citizens, Cuba’s commitment to internationalism and anti-imperialism continues to burn brightly.
Cuba expert Helen Yaffe discussed the situation in Cuba today, and what the recent wave of progressive governments in Latin America means for the island, with Alborada co-editor Nick MacWilliam.
Helen is Senior Lecturer in Economic & Social History at the University of Glasgow. She’s the author of books such as Che Guevara: the Economics of Revolution and We Are Cuba: How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World.
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