“I braked because I saw the hole and the sand. I lost control of the car because we had entered an area with gravel. … No vehicle hit us from behind…I ask the international community to please focus on getting me out of here and not use a traffic accident, which could have happened to anyone, for political purposes.” (Angel Carromero)
“I understand that these activities are not legal in Cuba and I would like to apologize for having come to this country to realize illicit activities,” (Jens Aron Modig)
No point in getting angry with these foreigners, I say. They probably meant well. But they’re not professional military or intelligence men…weren’t trained to withstand Communist “persuasion.” But expecting to bring freedom to Cuba via peaceful Christian Democrats…and sans firepower?…come on?
As far as I know, the foreign “Cuba Democracy Activists” below were also christians and democrats (small letter) but I suspect upon capture, they would have behaved differently–to say nothing of having been more effective in bringing freedom to Cuba with the massive firepower they originally planned to unleash on the island—-and assuming air cover from two U.S. jets…