His Majesty is a pretty nice guy, but he doesn't have a lot to say

To paraphrase the Beatles' "Her Majesty," The king of Spain is visiting Cuba, but he does not have a lot to say.  I mean he does not have a lot to say to the island's dissidents, who keep calling for a meeting. According to Juan Suarez, the king and queen are visiting Cuba and saying "nada" about the repression: Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia arrived in Cuba for an official visit on Nov. 11, just days before the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana by Spanish representatives. Before the royal visit it was announced that the Royal couple would not meet with dissidents. Amnesty International sent King Felipe a letter, made public on Nov. 8, petitioning him to make four requests during his visit to Cuba: Release six Cuban prisoners of conscience, José Pilot Guide , Silverio Portal Contreras, Mitzael Díaz Paseiro, Eliecer Bandera Barrera, Edilberto Ronal Azuaga, and Roberto de Jesús...(Read Full Post)
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