[Marxism] Raul Castro seeks alternatives to Venezuela (The Japan Times)

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Jul 19 10:34:37 MDT 2008

>Moreover, negotiations with the European Union have resumed, greater 
>understanding with the Vatican is being fostered, and Castro himself 
>has publicly suggested the possibility of dialogue with the United 
>States. Although Venezuela provides between $1.5 and $2 billion 
>annually to Cuba, Castro regards Chavez as something of a headache, 
>owing to his rhetoric and his confrontational attitude with several 
>countries. Chavez is simply not the right person to help Cuba 
>normalize its international relations.

What a disgusting analysis from a long time member of the Brazilian 
left. Another sign of the intellectual and political decay fostered 
by Lula in power. 

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