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8/11/09 – Correa’s Radicalism and Freedom in the Region

“Correa’s Radicalism and Freedom in the Region
Diario Las Americas, August 11, 2009

“Without any qualms whatsoever, President Correa proclaims his wish and his decision to go to the extremes of “radicalism” in the political and social philosophy of his government, described as socialist. In other words, reaching the extremes, expressing everything with revolutionary dialectics at the same level of the most exalted demagogues of our times, among them, of course, Fidel Castro and Hugo Chávez. Furthermore, it must be taken into consideration that he has openly spoken against freedom of expression. To all this we must add that the presence of Cuban dictator Raúl Castro at the inauguration, with a display of publicity worthy of a better cause, indicates Correa’s full identification with the founder of the Cuban totalitarian tyranny, Fidel Castro. There is a photo of Raúl and Correa in the balcony of a beautiful palace in Quito that shows in their smiles and gestures an alarming and also disparaging solidarity.”
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