Thursday, June 2, 2011


“Medina Mora warned of the destabilizing dangers of a rapid post-Castro regime collapse in Cuba and argued that a ‘semi-authoritarian’ regime evolving toward democracy would be better for stability in the region. He said displaced Cuban regime elements, particularly from the armed forces, could pose an organized crime threat in the Hemisphere akin to the Russian mafia in Europe.”

– The U.S. Embassy in Mexico in 07 Mexico 983, a Wikileaked 2007 cable recounting comments from Mexico’s Attorney General; see story from La Jornada

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