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Mujica delivers Obama message to Castro: 'let's talk about lifting the trade embargo”

Friday, June 20th 2014 - 06:19 UTC
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Uruguay's president Jose Mujica delivered a message from Barak Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro proposing the opening of dialogue to discuss the blockade, reported the Montevideo media on Thursday. The occasion was the recent G77 summit held in Bolivia. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    What is it with these SA politicians whose first reaction to anything is to stick their index finger straight up in the air?

    Kickitoff and TMBOA are always at it but you expect that from ignorant bastards such as them: oh, that description also fits “No Money Pepe”.

    I bet Obuma really wondered WTF he had got sitting opposite to him lecturing him in gibberish (rural Uruguayan Espanol), I almost felt sorry for him, almost.

    Jun 20th, 2014 - 12:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    The best way to get rid of the Castros is for the US to lift the trade embargo, and with no conditions. The simple fact that the Cubans would start to have access to the outer world, would speed up Castro's demise, and a chance for Cuba to extricate itself from the shit.

    Jun 20th, 2014 - 02:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ynsere

    Jack @ 2
    Yes, I agree. The 54-year-old US trade embargo hasn't exactly beeny successful, has it? Fidel Castro has used it to keep himself in power as well as paint a positive portrait of himself with Communists and fellow-travellers everywhere.

    Jun 21st, 2014 - 09:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    A reminder to Mr. Mujica:
    The Castro tyranny needs to lift the embargo on freedom.

    Philippe

    Jun 22nd, 2014 - 02:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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