The news ticker at the US Interests Section in Havana has so infuriated fidel castro that they are now clearing the adjacent site and preparing it for the construction of the Great Wall of Havana.
In a country where even paint is hard to come by, where centuries old buildings crumble for lack of materials and maintenance, where there are even gas shortages for vehicles, much less construction equipment, the government is using what little resources it has to keep the population from reading the UN Declaration of Human Rights on a news ticker.
Photo from The Real Cuba
The only way a totalitarian state like fidel castro’s can maintain it’s grip on power is by keeping its people in the dark.
Update January 31, 2006:The flag poles are up!