Thursday, May 08, 2008

Meanwhile ...

Under the headline, "Cuba embraces golf to boost tourism", Reuters reports on plans by the Castro regime set aside "ideological objections" and embrace golf, "the most capitalist of sports".

It seems investors from Canada and Europe have proposed building "gated communities" on the island, complete with luxury hotels, villas and ... 18 and 36-hole golf courses.

One of those advising the would-be investors is Mark Entwistle, a former Canadian ambassador to Havana, who told the reporter: "Old-school objections to golf on ideological grounds have fallen away ... "


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