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Originally posted by christina-66
I'm not really a fan of Michael Moore...and I've never been to Cuba, but I did see Sicko and its depiction of the UK healthcare system which I can verify as being pretty accurate.
Originally posted by gghhgghh
reply to post by ZindoDoone
It kinda doesn't, though. Sicko was not banned in Cuba and was in fact aired nationally. The idiot diplomat either got it wrong or was spreading misinformation.
Castro's government apparently went on to ban the film because, the leaked cable claims, it "knows the film is a myth and does not want to risk a popular backlash by showing to Cubans facilities that are clearly not available to the vast majority of them."
Originally posted by ZindoDoone
It;s not the people that is the problem it's the statist/Marxist/dictatorial government that is the problem! As usual!
Originally posted by projectvxn
Cuba is NOT isolated. That is a myth, at least it is today.
The Cuban government has imposed drastic cuts in imports and has ordered tough austerity measures as the global financial crisis starts to hit the communist island's state-run economy.
Cubans face cut-backs in electricity and public transport as well as shortages in the shops.