When a catastrophic fire in Matanzas threatened Cuba’s fuel supply, other countries rushed to help. The U.S. offered Cuba ... a phone call.
The New York Times
Among the accomplishments of the Cuban revolution have been the great strides made in the education of its entire people. Education is completely free from primary school through university. Cuba today has a literacy rate of over 96 percent, putting it at the top of all Latin America. But the struggling economy has not created the kind of economic opportunity that is commensurate with an educated population, particularly in the professions.