Thursday, November 4, 2010
A Time to Dance
ABC News: "Call it ballet diplomacy. Last night, 35 American dancers performed pirouettes and leaped across a stage in a theater in Cuba named for Karl Marx, bridging a political divide that hadn't been crossed in half a century."
Reuters: "This visit is the latest attempt at cultural diplomacy between the two ideological foes as they search for common ground after five decades of hostility."
Hmmm... Seems a little enthusiastic to me. I'm all for mixing tutus and diplomacy, but I think the BBC News' take was a little more realistic: "While relations between the US and Cuba are showing signs of thawing, the US administration has yet to signal an end to their lengthy trade embargo of the island."
Posted by Laura McGinnis at 6:27 PM