He was an evil, brutal, murderous dictator.
Sometimes it's a good idea to change the subject.
The people leaving on homemade trash rafts might have some stories to share?
Fifty years of trade sanctions and literally dozens of attempted assassinations from his nearest neighbour aside, Cuba would be a first-world nation.
So you assume that if you don't have elections, you have a dictatorship?
How's that democracy thang working out for you people?