NY pol wrote letter for students headed to Cuba

Full story: Newsday
Gov. David Paterson wrote a letter on behalf of Manhattan public high schoolers who traveled to Cuba this month, praising them as "student ambassadors." What he didn't know, a spokeswoman says, was that the ... Full Story
Marcel Hatch

Canada

#1 Apr 17, 2007
It is very surreal to read about this controversy from a Canadian perspective. Here high school students travel to Cuba on educational trips all of the time. They have a great time and make friends with their island counterparts. They return home enlightened and motivated. Cuba's a great student destination because it is very safe, healthy and super friendly. It is sad the U.S. government prevents its youth from doing the same.
Grandpa

Bergenfield, NJ

#2 Apr 17, 2007
Yes, Cuba is muy cool. And they lock up all of those pesky gov't critics and stuff, and they drive those really cool old '57 Chevies and they even make 'em into boats sometimes!

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