Friday, May 18, 2007

Choosing sides

Robert from BUCL sponsor blog, 26th Parallel, tells us the many reasons Spain should be leading the way towards Cuban democracy. He also laments the fact that it's doing the exact opposite.

It is Spain that colonized Cuba for centuries.

It is Spain that speaks the same language and shares so many cultural ties with Cuba.

It is Spain that is the birthplace of millions of Cubans' ancestors and the launching point for so many who emigrated to Cuba, including my own ancestors.

It is Spain that should understand the hardships of enduring a dictatorship.

It is Spain who has catapulted into modern Europe through belief in democracy.
Continue reading "Choosing Sides".

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