Issues crippling the Cuban economic model
Despite the riches that have characterized the Latin America bloc, large numbers of the populaces have not experienced the advantages. People within these regions have become poorer each day. On the other hand, some few people have amassed wealth at the expense of the more deserving populaces. In Cuba, these occurrences have increased the agitation for social justice as well as inclusion of the society into the overall management of resources. Basically, the Cuban situation offers a chance for the exploration of the diverse aspects that lead to divergent issues that increase poverty and impoverishment. In Cuba, there are so many resources that range from minerals to physical terrain. However, despite all these situations that seem to favour Cuba’s ascendancy, the real occurrence is that the country has remained poor. Various moral visions that have been outlined by the Cuban regimes have made it hard for the populace to embrace development. Furthermore, the economic value has been crippled through a format that lessens the entire inclusion and involvement of the Cuban citizens. The inclusion of Communism with the Cuban realm may have been intended to bring about positive outcomes due to the equality aspect. However, the reality is that this moral formulation has done more harm to Cuba as well as in other countries that abide to it.
Essentially, the Cuban populaces have adopted the model of Communism as directed by the previous regime of Fidel Castro. Such an instance means that the ideologies that have been furthered by the aspect of Communism impel the entire agenda of Cuba. Additionally, Communism has brought about an occurrence that instigates equality amongst all the populaces within the Cuban jurisdiction. In this regard, while such a venture may be deemed to initiate fairness and impartiality towards the Cuban citizens, it as well brings about a distinct element that clash with the desired social values. In essence, such a setting means that the Cuban populaces have low productivity levels given that the government treats them as being equal. There lacks an aspect of competition and incentives that would push for the integration and inclusion of basic components of productivity. Output within the Cuban expanse is restrained by the values and customs of Communism. The overall nature of productivity attracts the model of being sluggish and lazy for the reason that the government sees everyone as equal despite the level of output and commitment. The setup means that Cuba cannot increase its wealth since everyone is not interested in advancing quality of the work or quantity of the produce. In essence, the approach of the government in relation to Communism has brought about increased levels of non-participation from the public. This is due to the negative moral consequences associated with it. Generally, the situation formulates a fatal platform that decreases the participation and involvement of the Cuban populaces.
Another issue regards the alignment of international relations and politics. Ideally, Cuba has had issues with most Western countries due to the differences as regards governance. The situation means that regional interests as well as international recognition play a huge part in deciding the foreign policies to align with in any country. In this regard, Cuba caused lots of friction with Western countries and in return an embargo was slapped on them during Fidel Castro’s regime due to relations with Russia. That meant the end of trade and essential contact with the United States. Primarily, despite the choice of Cuba to play a moral card on the alignment with Russia, the ensuing results as regards the trade embargo has brought about large scale suffering to its citizens. The entire setup means that the Cuban citizens cannot export their products to most of the Western countries. Furthermore, the occurrence cripples the overall model as these countries form the biggest foreign bloc that buys Cuban produce. Moreover, the model as advanced by the integration of Russian ideologies within the local and regional Cuban setting enhances the friction between Cuba and the US. Globally, the ideals of the US have never attracted applause from the Russians and therefore one entity pulls out incase the other entity is heavily involved. The setting means that Cuba remains poorer due to lack of ample exporting power and influence. Besides, due to the trade embargo, the produce has to be sold within the local and regional markets that cannot sustain the ventures.
Locally, the Cuban markets are not viable due to the state of the nation and hence cannot sustain the production levels through consumption. The wide ranging outcome of the embargo signifies that the Cuban region has to do with the meager sales and incomes it gets from the low produce. Henceforth, the situation breeds negligence amongst the workforce, lack of desire as well as an overall perception that impacts negatively on Cuba. Furthermore, by aligning with Russia, Cuba has made various “enemies” on the international scene as most prospective investors cannot venture their efforts to the country given that their resourceful work would be impinged by the customs and ideologies of Communism. Besides, the Cuban government controls everything and therefore decides who gets what. Basically, such an occurrence only aids at escalating the chasms evident from the productivity gap. The moral affiliation of the Cuban government means that the successive regimes have always had a negative impact on the citizens as they control everything and anything within the setup. Such a procedure led to increased corruption by the leaders especially during Fidel Castro’s regime. The occurrence hence signifies that only few citizens benefit from the regime. Henceforth, the outcomes have had a detrimental effect on the overall implementation of capital distribution, resource management as well as social inclusion.
Additionally, lack of democratic space has led to increased corruption as nobody would dare question the vice. Cuba is totally a one party state and without a competent opposition, the country has been plunged into an abyss. Technically, the adoption of values that have been propagated by the one-party rule means that the Cuban sphere cannot sustain the needs of its populaces. On the whole, the autocratic system and approach by the Cuban government furthers a situation that leads to the suffering of its citizens despite the large portions of resourceful activities and ventures. Generally, it means that the Cuban government and populaces find it hard to export their products. Moreover, the absolute control by the Cuban government as well constrains the ventures that would lead to successful implementation of resource-based ventures. The government suppresses all the opportunities that would increase productivity through corrupt means. The ensuing outcomes showcase that the government as well fails to deliver on its promises to the public. Attributable to such an instance, the Cuban elites have for ages left the country in search of better opportunities. That means that the country has been left without capable people who would manage the resources as well as conceptualize the diverse activities that would offer massive returns as regards revenue generation. Although such a situational context as formulated by the government has led to increased social awareness within Cuba, its detrimental effects on the Cuban populace cannot be wished away. Cultural integration has been so prominent in Cuba to an extent that it clashes with the ideologies and policies that would lead to an increased form of output.