Prince Charles’ Cuba vacation will be royal embarrassment

Prince Charles and Camilla

Britain’ s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, have announced an official visit to Cuba next month to meet with the island’s president Miguel Diaz Canel, tour organic farming facilities, pop into a music studio and meet with owners of classic British cars.

Judging from what we know so far, the visit will be a propaganda coup for Latin America’s oldest and most outdated dictatorship. The Prince of Wales, the first member of the British royal family to visit Cuba in 50 years, has no plans that we know of to meet with dissidents or political prisoners.

British officials reportedly described the March 24-27 visit as “practical democracy” and “the best way to promote human rights.” The prince’s website said that the trip, which will kick off a tour of several Caribbean countries, will “showcase some of the cultural links between the two countries.”….

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