Products of slave labor fetch over a million dollars at auction
Yeah. There was a cigar auction in Havana this weekend. And foreigners lined up to pay big bucks for their slave-produced smokes.... and...
.... yeah, sure, the money went straight to the neediest hospitals and clinics. You bet. Top priority, for sure.
Meanwhile Danny Glover & company get no grief at all for aping -- or topping -- Dennis Rodman's performance in North Korea.
From Raw Story:
Cuba auctions cigars to raise money for health system
An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday.
The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glover and German tennis great Boris Becker, Prensa Latina said.
Six fancy wooden humidors containing between 350 and 550 cigars each were sold at the auction Saturday night, the report said.
Glover received a silver sculpture in thanks for his support for Cuba and for his role in the “fight for peace and justice,” the agency said.