Reflections by comrade Fidel
††††††††††† According to recent statements, some
supportive governments do not cease to say they want to facilitate transition
††††††††††† They seem to forget that after laying
down lives and making sacrifices in defense of sovereignty and justice,
††††††††††† They ingratiate themselves with the
††††††††††† This is the only way they can ensure
the multimillion profits of Wall Street and the
††††††††††† None of the participants in the conclave hurriedly convened by the sitting President of the United States has said a word about the absence of over 150 nations facing the same problems or even worse. These will not have the right to speak on the international financial order as the pro tempore President of the UN General Assembly Miguel DíEscoto had proposed, even when they include most of the countries from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Oceania.
The G-20 meeting will open in
Many seem to dream that after a simple change of leadership in the empire, this would be more tolerant and less hostile. Apparently, contempt for the incumbent ruler makes some entertain illusions about a probable change in the system.
The innermost ideas of the citizen who will take over the issue are yet unknown. It would be extremely naÔve to believe that the good will of a smart person could change what is the result of centuries of selfishness and vested interests.
Letís watch attentively what everyone says in that major financial conclave. There will be plenty of news. We shall all be a bit better informed.
Fidel Castro Ruz
November 14, 2008
5:35 p.m.† †††††