Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Odds and ends

  • More on the Mexican complaints about human smuggling: an op-ed by Miguel Cossio in El Nuevo Herald says Mexico is abandoning its tradition of granting asylum and “has yielded to the blackmail of the Castro dictatorship.” And Armengol, unimpressed, reports on a Radio Mambi call for a boycott of Mexican products.

  • Senator McCain and Governor Huckabee, as their supporters in this Herald story tell it, would push for indictments of Fidel and Raul Castro in connection with the 1996 Brothers to the Rescue shootdown.

1 comment:

leftside said...

It is the Miami hardliners who are trying to blackmail Mexico, not the Cuban Government (what Cuban leverage exactly do these folks think Mexico folded to)? Cossio does not even try to answer. This was a matter of law and order, Calreron's bread and butter. Cossio also mixes apples and organges talking about true political asylee's throughout history versus the economic migrants rushing Mexico's shores today - the same as Guatemalans and Salvadoreans... Any true political refugee only has to knock on the USIS door.