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Huffy in Havana

The AFP  informs that Thursday's State Department easing of remittance and family travel restrictions  didn't go far enough for the Cuban dictatorship.   The tone of the denunciation decrying the move as a "cosmetic coat of paint," something they know a thing or two about, would seem to strike a harsh note. 

Of course, it is not unusual for an American President to have his outstretched hand slapped away.  Still, some clues to the frenetic tone of the response can be found here.  It's the embargo they want lifted, d'ya think?

5 comments to Huffy in Havana

  • Rayarena

    "This is a cosmetic coat of paint slapped over brutal US sanctions," an editorial in the official Cuban media said.

    Typical castroite hyperbole calling the laughable US sanctions "brutal." Horrible thing is that the regime goes far with these hysterical accusations as they continuously depict themselves as victims and the msm does nothing to objectively analyze the situation.

  • FreedomForCuba

    The Castro brothers want a piece of that stimulus money that the Marxist, anti-American bullshit artist we have for President today is giving away.

    How bizarre!

  • FreedomForCuba

    But we must implement an embargo on Honduras and pressure their people so they reinstate to power another Marxist that will in turn destroy their society.

    How f@#$%^& insane!

    In the meantime the American people living in LaLa land, ignoring what is so obvious.

  • Honey

    Didn't you love that unintentionally funny sub headline - imports by sea plunged?

  • La Conchita

    -"...imports by sea plunged?"

    Yes, but imports by truck/rail stayed level from the year before.... at "0%".