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Protest The Cuban Party
Thursday, June 16, 2005   By: Juan Paxety

Black tie affair at the Cuban Interest Section

The Cuban Interest Section will be holding a black-tie party to show the Washington hoi-polloi how much they've misunderstood fidel's worker's paradise. The Section is Cuba's diplomatic mission to the United States since we do not exchange ambassadors. Babalublog published the invitation last week.

According to netforcuba.org, some folks are planning a protest:

Protest the party for "fascinating" and "misunderstood" Cuba with representatives of its totalitarian government Saturday, June 18th from 7:30 to 9:00 PM in front of the Cuban Interests Section 2630 16th St., NW - Washington, DC

"A true Havana evening with a scrumptious Cuban buffet!"

Professionals in the City Black Tie Gala at the "Embassy of Cuba" is scheduled for Saturday, June 18th from 8:00-12:00PM

This event is offensive for survivors, victims, and all freedom-loving people. Cuba's reality is far from a party! For 46 years the Castro government has executed, assassinated, disappeared, imprisoned, disenfranchised, silenced, impoverished, and repressed.

Cuba's so called "diplomats" beat up peaceful demonstrators in the very streets of Washington, D.C. and represent a Communist regime that: rules by fear and force, has murdered 29 U.S. citizens, harbors dozens of criminals fugitives from U.S. justice, engages in espionage to undermine our security, is a certified state sponsor of terrorism. Please support this effort.

BE ON TIME!!!

BRING A POSTER

AVOID PROVOCATIONS

ColaboraciĆ³n [email protected]

I understand the sentiment, but I don't really know what good this protest will do. I don't suspect any of the party attendees will be moved to change their views - they'll simply see more of those crazy Miami Cubans causing trouble. The people attending already have their minds made up.

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