What Castro's death and Trump's election mean for Cuba's economic awakening
AFP/Pool/AFP - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez raises the Cuban flag over the country's new embassy in Washington on July 20, 2015

By Brian Gendreau, Director, Latin American Business Environment program, University of Florida. Before his death on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, Fidel Castro had made no secret about his reservations about the normalization of relations with the United States and had insisted that the ideals of the Cuban Revolution would never be abandoned. So…