The Biden administration has made some positive moves, but their overall record on Cuba is poor. As Cuba’s foreign minister says, the Biden administration “is the one that has most aggressively and effectively applied the economic blockade” — worse than the Trump administration. (As is almost always the case, of course, US sanctions hurt the people far more than the government.)
“[T]he current U.S. government, the one of Joseph Biden, of all those that the Cuban Revolution has known, is the one that has most aggressively and effectively applied the economic blockade,” Carlos Fernández de Cossío, vice minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, declared in a speech on December 14.
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