The messages from
First, if you consider Raul Castro’s relatively low profile and Fidel’s many commentaries over the past week, is seem clear that in this crisis, it’s Fidel that is calling the strategic shots.
Second, while I would like to reserve some hope that
In a September 20 commentary, Fidel complains that some
But even if you agree with Castro’s qualms about the Bush Administration’s offers, what to make about an apparent Cuban decision, reported by EFE, to reject aid from all but two member states (
Where does all this leave Cubans in affected areas? Here’s a report from the Miami Herald, from Banes and Gibara in
The longer-term question is whether