Nation/World

Cuba Vows To Attack Protesters

Cuba’s government, denouncing the American “pirates” who tried to stage a protest in Cuban waters, warned Friday that it will attack any boat or aircraft that tries to force its way into its territory.

Cuban exiles in Miami tried to organize a 15-boat flotilla for a memorial service Thursday for 41 people killed last year in a collision with Cuban gunboats.

But Cuban coast guard craft broadsided the flotilla’s lead boat and blocked the path of others 11 miles off the coast. Three people were reported injured.



Click here to comment on this story »






Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile