Rob Sequin | Havana Journal

How desperate is Raul Castro? I know he needs money but does he not read the news about the collapsing Kadafi regime in Libya? I know he loves Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and probably a big fan of Kim Jong-il but meeting with the finance secretary of Libya? Is Raul Castro really that desperate for money? He is not going to make any international friends welcoming a co-conspirator in multiple murders from Libya.

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From Radio Cadena Agramonte: President Raul Castro met on Wednesday in Havana with Abdulhafid M. Zliti, secretary of the People’s General Committee of Planning and Finances of Libya, who is visiting Cuba as a special envoy of Muammar El Gaddafi.

According to Granma newspaper, the visitor passed on a message from the Libyan leader to the Cuban president regarding the efforts carried out by the Libyan government to face the international isolation campaign of the Western powers against Libya.

WHAT DOES CUBA HAVE TO OFFER LIBYA? MONEY? NO. MILITARY ASSISTANCE? NO. HEALTHCARE? MAYBE IF GADDAFI HAS CANCER.

Raul Castro reiterated Cuba’s strong rejection of NATO’s military aggression against Libya and particularly of the bombing against civilian facilities that cause the death of innocent people.

RIGHT. AND GADDAFI HAS NEVER KILLED ANY INNOCENT PEOPLE.

The Cuban head of state and government demanded the immediate cessation of these attacks and he urged all sides to find a peaceful solution to the conflict respecting the independence, territorial integrity, sovereignty and self-determination of the Libyan people. In this regard, he expressed his support of the actions by African Union leaders towards this goal.

The visitor was accompanied by the Libyan ambassador to Havana, Ali Mohamed Ahmed Ajeili. Also present was the Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

OF COURSE THE OFFICIAL REASON FOR THE VISIT WILL NEVER BE KNOWN BUT ONE CAN ASSUME THAT THE SECRETARY BROUGHT A LARGE CHECK WITH HIM MADE OUT TO THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT.

WHAT THE HELL IS RAUL THINKING? DOES HE WANT TO MOVE CUBA FORWARD OR ALIGN WITH AN IDIOT LIKE GADDAFI?