"I remind the senator and the progressive movement that the Castro regime is a threat, not only by the way to the national security of the United States, but also to all of the democracies in this hemisphere". He initiated a major literacy program. "But sure, Bernie, let's talk about his literacy program", Michael Bloomberg tweeted.
As Lead Republican of the House Foreign Affairs committee, I've seen the disastrous consequences of socialist dictatorships around the world and am gravely concerned that the leading Democrat nominee has high praise not only for Fidel Castro, but for the Chinese Communist Party.
After insisting he has opposed authoritarianism consistently, he then defended authoritarianism on the debate stage.
Mr. Sanders last weekend told CBS's "60 Minutes" program that the Castro regime had some laudable accomplishments in the area of education. He had a literacy program. Is that a bad thing? "When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did?" Sanders' defense of Castro.
"If anyone wants to know the devastation of socialism and the tyranny that so often accompanies it, I invite them to speak to some of my constituents, including the thousands of former political prisoners and the relatives of current political prisoners, who have witnessed firsthand the destruction that it causes", the Florida Republican said. "You know what? I think teaching people to read and write is a good thing", said Sanders.
"I have been extremely consistent and critical of all authoritarian regimes all over the world including Cuba, including Nicaragua, including Saudi Arabia, including China, including Russian Federation", he continued, drawing applause from the crowd. China is an authoritarian country, but can anyone deny, I mean the facts are clear, that they have taken more people out of extreme poverty than any country in history. Sanders said Tuesday during a Democratic presidential debate. "All the Cuban people were going to rise up in rebellion against Fidel Castro", Sanders said at the time. On Wednesday, he tweeted a video in which President Barrack Obama praised Cuba's progress in education and health-care. "Sanders, today one of the strongest candidates for the nomination of the Democratic Party to the November presidential elections, recognized Cuba's role in sending doctors worldwide", the paper wrote, according to the Miami Herald.
We all love cars and are anxious to see the new world premieres automakers have lined up, but people are more important. Three new-model launch events at worldwide locations have been cancelled in the past week, with more likely to follow.
But it was slim pickings outside of her glorious innings, with India fortunate New Zealand weren't more polished in the field. But there are some niggling issues that they would like to address before they enter the business end of the World Cup.
It's likely going to Meghan and Harry's responsibility unless the duke's dad, Prince Charles, decides to pick up the tab. A spokeswoman for the public safety minister declined to provide details about the financial arrangement.
The Colts are certainly in the market for a quarterback given Jacoby Brissett's lack of long-term value. Brady turns 43 in August and threw for 4,057 yards with 24 touchdowns and eight interceptions in 2019.
The new single is in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation , which oversees the Invictus Games and which Harry founded. Jon Bon Jovi talking about his musical collaboration with Prince Harry on "The Chris Evans Show" on February 26, 2020.
On Thursday, Saudi Arabia announced a temporary ban on foreigners from entering the country to visit Islam's holiest places. Simone Venturini is an official in the Italian city of Venice, where tourism has already been hurt by last year's flooding.
Bayer Leverkusen are fifth in their league and in the last 32 defeated Porto - who won Rangers' group - home and away. Rangers progressed to the last 16 with a thrilling 4-2 aggregate win over Portuguese side Braga.
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Panic in Lagos as Nigeria confirms first Coronavirus
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Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street; Dow sinks 1.8%
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