Since the immoral and heinous act of being a tool of repression and apartheid for Cuba’s Castro dictatorship does not seem to bother Carnival Cruise in the least, appeals based on ethics and principles are doomed to fail. Therefore, it makes perfect sense that the only way to get their attention is to appeal to the only thing Carnival Cruise really cares about: Money.
Boycott Carnival cruise to Cuba, until Cuban Americans are allowed to board, too
Carnival Corporation plans to launch cruises to Cuba next month.
Wonder if the corporation will hang the appropriate warning signs at all entrances?
The ones that should read: “No Dogs. No Cubans.”
That’s right. Carnival Corporation cruises to Cuba are set to begin May 1. The Carnival Cruise Line website says “siser Fathom Travel” will handle bookings. But some Americans are banned from boarding: Cuban Americans.
The irony. The cruelty. The ultimate ‘dis to all Americans, courtesy once again of the Castro brothers.
Here’s an idea: Carnival can use leftover signs from the 1960s, the ones commonly found plastered on apartment and motel buildings that proclaimed: “No Pets, No Kids, No Cubans.”
Oops. Forgot. Carnival allows kids. And service dogs. Just no Cuban Americans.
Of course, some travelers may be giddy about the opportunity to visit Cuba for the first time in 50 years. But the cost is not worth it. In any form.
Much of the money spent on food, booze and cigars by visitors to Cuba will go directly to the violent and oppressive government, now run by Fidel’s little brother. The money will hardly help the Cuban people.
The biggest rub: The ban on Cuban Americans boarding Carnival Corporation cruises to Cuba were negotiated by the Cuban government, the U.S. Treasury Department and Carnival Corporation.
That means the Obama Administration is fine with discrimination against Cuban Americans — whose parents and family were forced to flee Cuba without any belongings while running to outpace flying bullets from Fidel’s goon squads.
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