Monday, March 17, 2008

Quote of the Day

“Cuba's regime has remained in power, the same ways that communist governments did in the former Yugoslavia, Poland, the former Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania - by using propaganda, censorship and violence to create a climate of fear.”

The former president of the Czech Republic, Václav Havel, in a characteristically courageous commentary published in recent days in several international newspapers, including this weekend’s The Observer.


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