Spain will not invite Cuban dissidents to its national day festivities in Havana this month in order to prevent any possible damage to its ongoing dialogue with the Cuban regime, officials said.Can't go around offending Commies, I guess. Way to go, Zapatero.
Spain began inviting Cuban dissidents to its embassy's October 12 national day party in Havana after Cuba jailed 75 dissidents and executed three others who tried to hijack a boat to escape the island in 2003.
Saturday, October 06, 2007
Spain takes a stand - the wrong one, of course
Reversing previous policy, Spain won't be inviting Cuban dissidents to its national day celebrations at the Spanish embassy in Havana.