Reflections by Comrade Fidel
HUMAN RIGHTS, SPORTS AND PEACE
I was surprised that not one of my friends, those news wire agencies, would publish one single word on Saturday about how highly UNESCO rated education in Cuba which, in spite of the actions of the United States, surpasses the levels attained by the rest of the countries in the region, as if that had nothing to do with respect for human rights.
They were all insisting in describing the
Reflection as a diatribe against
I requested INTERNET services to analyze the noun “diatribe”. Answer: “Violent or abusive discourse or writing directed against a person or thing”.
I then asked for a definition of “abusive”. Answer: “Action or language contrary to reason and justice”.
Has it not been slanderous to repeat
millions of times that there are torture and human rights violations in
If Europe is taking diplomatic measures against Cuba claiming to defend those rights, why are those same measures not taken against the United States for Bush’s genocide in Iraq and for the thousands of people arrested without a trial and tortured for years over there and in just about any other part of the world?
It is odd that a Spanish press agency, no
doubt diametrically and openly in opposition to Socialism, would mention that
UNESCO has acknowledged the results of the educational system in
As I am writing this Reflection, at three
in the afternoon, I am watching the televised soccer game between
I ask that the television be tuned in to
see the baseball game between the Cuban Olympic team and a strong
I thank everyone mentioned above for supplying me with the material for this Reflection.
Perhaps in the next few days I shall dedicate this time to other activities.
Fidel Castro Ruz