Revolutionary Apartheid: Illegal fish...

Revolutionary Apartheid: Illegal fishing on the rise in Cuba

There are 9 comments on the Babalu Blog story from Mar 26, 2014, titled Revolutionary Apartheid: Illegal fishing on the rise in Cuba. In it, Babalu Blog reports that:

In 2013, Cuba reported a total of 2,959 cases of illegal fishing or trapping of protected marine species, such as crocodiles, turtles, seafood and manatees--more than double those reported the previous year, according to state-run media.

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Adam

Newton, NJ

#1 Mar 26, 2014
But the reality is that these actions are a desperate response from the island's people. There are contributing factors. For example, there's the decline of basic staples, due to an unresloved economic crisis resulting from a socialist system that represses private initiative, or allows it narrowly. After his timid reforms, General Raul Castro prevented the abundance of fish from fresh and marine waters of the island to pass from the rivers and seas to the tables of the island's consumers.

But Raul Castro's government has tried to change things with rationalism and repression. In 2013, according to official figures, 1,696 boats and 160.8 kilometers of massive fishing nets were seized , along with several hundred kilograms of marine and terrestrial species, including turtles and crocodile meat, which are supposedly endangered species.

Several thousand kilograms of edible fish species such as snapper and grouper were also seized.

This is socialism, boys and girls...it sucks!
Pescando con Liger

Hollywood, FL

#2 Mar 26, 2014
From what I have seen ,illegal fishing is the norm in Miami Cuban society , Never mind Cuba.

So many of these people wipe their Miami Cuban culos with every fishing law there is .
Pescando con Liger

Hollywood, FL

#3 Mar 26, 2014
Adam wrote:
But the reality is that these actions are a desperate response from the island's people. There are contributing factors. For example, there's the decline of basic staples, due to an unresloved economic crisis resulting from a socialist system that represses private initiative, or allows it narrowly. After his timid reforms, General Raul Castro prevented the abundance of fish from fresh and marine waters of the island to pass from the rivers and seas to the tables of the island's consumers.
But Raul Castro's government has tried to change things with rationalism and repression. In 2013, according to official figures, 1,696 boats and 160.8 kilometers of massive fishing nets were seized , along with several hundred kilograms of marine and terrestrial species, including turtles and crocodile meat, which are supposedly endangered species.
Several thousand kilograms of edible fish species such as snapper and grouper were also seized.
This is socialism, boys and girls...it sucks!
"This is socialism, boys and girls...it sucks! "

No chica, these are Cubans because they do the same exact thing in Miami.

WE JUST DONT CARE

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

Marco Island,Florida

#4 Mar 26, 2014
Cubans are starving!!
Roger

Newton, NJ

#5 Mar 26, 2014
Pescando con Liger wrote:
From what I have seen ,illegal fishing is the norm in Miami Cuban society , Never mind Cuba.
So many of these people wipe their Miami Cuban culos with every fishing law there is .
mojon, the problem is the culipardos liike you. It was very nice prior to the culipardo invasion.
Pescando con Liger

Hollywood, FL

#6 Mar 26, 2014
WE JUST DONT CARE wrote:
Cubans are starving!!
In Miami they are not starving yet every fishing law , restriction is ignored by countless of your junta.
Pescando con Liger

Hollywood, FL

#7 Mar 26, 2014
Roger wrote:
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mojon, the problem is the culipardos liike you. It was very nice prior to the culipardo invasion.
No Chica, the political and police corruption is Cuban and add to that the countless illegal construction and countless other illegal activities .

Tu Miami junta has the patent on corruption, los otros hispanos no pintan nada en eso.
Carmine

Newton, NJ

#8 Mar 26, 2014
Pescando con Liger wrote:
<quoted text>
No Chica, the political and police corruption is Cuban and add to that the countless illegal construction and countless other illegal activities .
Tu Miami junta has the patent on corruption, los otros hispanos no pintan nada en eso.
mojon, que se calle, que se calle ya! Como dice Chirino, ya!

WE JUST DONT CARE

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

Marco Island,Florida

#9 Mar 26, 2014
Carmine wrote:
<quoted text>
mojon, que se calle, que se calle ya! Como dice Chirino, ya!
Hermano,este apestoso mojon es una sin ga cotorra!!!!

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