Some deal this is, “India agrees to waive $62 million in Cuban debt” and Indian taxpayers get to pay the bill for companies foolish enough to do business with Cuba. Mr. Snake Oil himself, Felipe Perez Roque supplied the grease.
Have no doubt; if the U.S. embargo is lifted, we”ll all be doing the same.
NEW DELHI: India has agreed to waive $62 million in Cuban commercial debt — $29 million in principal and $33 million in interest, officials in the External Affairs Ministry told this correspondent on Thursday.
Interestingly, New Delhi’s decision relates to debt that the Cuban Government owes private Indian companies, and has a special significance given India’s growing ties with the United States and Washington’s troubled equation with Havana.
Always the slithering hypocrite, Roque included this deceit in his remarks criticizing the U.S.:
On the formation of Left-leaning governments that objected to “neo-liberal policies” in Latin America, Mr. Roque said every country had the right to choose its own path according to the prevailing conditions.
Last I checked Cuba hasn’t had an election in 48 years.
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