Obama’s handshake

President of the USA Obama in an apparently unplanned gesture shook hands at Mandela’s funeral with Raul Castro of Cuba.

It remains to be seen whether the spirit of forgiveness and reconciliation that capitalist world leaders so admire in Mandela will influence their decisions.

Will the US Cuban blockade be lifted?

Will the Miami Five be freed?

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