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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 06:51 PM
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Exile plan for liberty show near Havana worries U.S., Cuba
Source: Miami Herald

Posted on Tuesday, 12.06.11
Exile plan for liberty show near Havana worries U.S., Cuba

The U.S. State Department has warned Havana and South Florida exiles to keep their cool during a fireworks show 12 miles off the Cuban coast.

By Juan O. Tamayo
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

The U.S. State Department has urged the Cuban government and exiles in South Florida to act with restraint when a flotilla of exile boats stages a fireworks show 12.5 miles off the coast of Havana.

The Lights of Liberty show scheduled for Friday is being organized by the Miami-based Democracy Movement, which has staged a dozen similar outings since 1995, including a couple that ended in confrontations.

State Department officials met privately with Democracy Movement leader Ramon Sal Snchez last month and urged him to be responsible, said one department official who requested anonymity to speak about the issue.

The State Department also urged the Cuban government, which had previously asked Washington about the flotillas plans, to act with restraint and let our people know of any problems, the official added.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/12/06/2534363/exile-pla...
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Billy Burnett Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 07:13 PM
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1. An accident waiting to happen.



Hi Judi :hi:

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lib2DaBone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 07:35 PM
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2. We don't need to act with restraint. We need a sane foreign Policy towards South America.....
But we all know that ain't gonna happen.
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Edweird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 08:09 PM
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3. What does South America have to do with Cuba?
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