OAS Votes to Allow Cuba Back Into the Club



From the AP:

The Organization of American states has voted to revoke a 1962 measure expelling communist Cuba, reversing a landmark of the Cold War in the hemisphere, diplomatic sources said Wednesday.

It was not immediately clear if the ministers set conditions on Cuba’s return to full participation in the organization.

The diplomats spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the decision had not been formally announced.

Many countries pushed to readmit Cuba without preconditions, but U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had urged the OAS to require that Cuba made democratic reforms and improve respect for human rights…

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I’m sure President Obama will be thrilled.



One Response to OAS Votes to Allow Cuba Back Into the Club

  1. Gerry Ashley says:

    The bigger question: Did Obama apply some pressure to OAS to do this?

    I’ll be he just can’t wait to go down to Havana and apologize IN PERSON for being American.

    Maybe Obama can model our new socialized health care after that wonderful health-care Cuba is so famous for and that inspire people from all over the world to travel there… ooops, wait, that was just Michael Moore.

    Never mind.

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