Monday, February 25, 2008

The more things change ...

In case you missed it, there is a new president in Cuba.

And the following headline, which appears in today's edition of the London daily The Times, probably sums up the situation best: “After 50 years of Castro, Cuba hails its new President – Castro”.

You can read the Times article here and then check out who is who in the newly “elected” Council of State here - the official version, that is.

As for the new leader, Reuters has come up with this endearing description: "From firing squad commander to pragmatic reformer”. Not sure where they got the reformer bit from ...


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