Monday, March 26, 2007

Rice and beans

Ah, yes, the US embargo.

For decades, the good old commercial and trade embargo has been blamed by the Castro regime for just about everything that has gone wrong in Cuba. Which is plenty.

So, enjoy the first few sentences of this Associated Press report from Havana, describing how American farmers have managed to become the top suppliers of food and agricultural products to Cuba.

In fact, the report says, "many Cubans depend on rations grown in Arkansas and North Dakota for their rice and beans".


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