From our You-Knew-This-Was-Coming-But-Did-Not-Expect-It-So-Soon department
The Obama-Castro romance seems to have hit a roadblock, or something.
Uh, oh. Dark clouds seem to loom on the horizon.
But if anyone can put a positive spin on it, it would be the Castro dynasty’s favorite American newspaper, The New York Times, so let’s see how they read these murky, stinky tea leaves…
From Granma North, a.k.a. The New York Times, or Niuyortain
U.S.-Cuba Talks on Restoring Diplomatic Ties End Abruptly
The United States and Cuba have ended their third round of talks on re-establishing diplomatic relations as abruptly as the meeting was announced, with no breakthrough on sticking points and in an atmosphere of rising tension over Venezuela.
A small group of American officials led by Roberta Jacobson, the top United States diplomat for Latin America, arrived in Havana on Sunday and met with Cuban counterparts on Monday. The talks ended without any public comment and despite earlier remarks by senior officials at the State Department who had contemplated an open-ended meeting that could last to midweek.
The Cuban Foreign Ministry released a short statement Tuesday acknowledging the meeting and saying that it had been conducted in a “professional atmosphere.” Talks would continue in the future, it said.
Jen Psaki, the State Department spokeswoman, made similar comments in Washington, saying that the discussions had been “positive and constructive” and that progress had been made, but she declined to say on what.
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For the spin placed on these developments by Granma Lite, a.k.a. The Associated Press, go HERE.