That’s an old Cuban saying my mother uses often enough which translates as, "Tell me whom your friends are and I will tell you what you are … " Or something like that.
It’s eminently appropriate in the case of relations between the Castro regime and the Iranians.
The official Iranian newsagency, FARS, reports on a meeting held on Tuesday between the Cuban Ambassador to Tehran, identified as Fernando Garcia, and a group of Iranian youth who support hardline, anti-Jewish, pro-nuclear president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The topic at hand? Imperialism, of course.
According to the report, the meeting dealt with “the expansion of joint anti-colonialist moves by Iran and Cuba as two poles of the international resistance against the United States”.
Dime con quien andas …