In the spat between Colombia and its neighbors following Colombia’s raid last Saturday on a FARC camp just across the Ecuadoran border, Fidel takes the same line as Chavez by blaming the “Yankee empire.” But he notes in his “Reflection” that
The Cuban government, meanwhile, has made no statement.
The big news in all this was Chavez’ order to his defense minister to move tank units to the Colombian border. But have any Venezuelan forces actually moved? This Reuters report says that as of yesterday, units were getting ready and awaiting a deployment order, but none had moved.