Re: Cuba

Alejandro Dubrovsky (
Tue, 17 Mar 1998 13:21:23 +1000 (GMT+1000)

On Mon, 16 Mar 1998, Michael Lorrey wrote:

> Alejandro Dubrovsky wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Mar 1998 wrote:
> >
> > I don't know, what did (do?) they target in the USSR, Eastern europe and
> > china? Why not La Habana?
> Since the Soviet missiles were taken out, there is very little left to target
> that is of military value. They have a total of 8 Mig-29 fighters left, some
> coastal patrol boats, and a few deisel submarines that are in dock and short
> of parts. At this point, Cuba is purposely starving itself merely from latin
> pride, trying to make a last point, and doing it badly. While dollars rule the
> economy, even legally, the gov'ts 100+% tax policies have forced any
> meaningful economy underground, just as in many parts of the old Soviet Union.
> Cuba is so desperate for international PR points that they manufactured an
> agricultural blight to try to accuse the US of 'biological warfare'.
That is very probably so, but it really wouldn't be very hard to beleive
its true considering the US proven past record of trying to get rid of
Castro through any means possible (were they 7 or 8 assasination