18 December 2010

Michael Moore banned in Cuba

His movie, Sicko, supposedly depicted the superior medical system available under the Communist government of Cuba as opposed to the deficiencies of the capitalist system in the United States.
So a little ironic that his movie won't be shown in Cuba.
Castro's government apparently went on to ban the film because, the leaked cable claims, it "knows the film is a myth and does not want to risk a popular backlash by showing to Cubans facilities that are clearly not available to the vast majority of them." …
The info is from Wikileaks. The story from The Guardian 
...the only way a Cuban can get access to the hospital [depicted in Moore's movie] is through a bribe or contacts inside the hospital administration. "Cubans are reportedly very resentful that the best hospital in Havana is 'off-limits' to them," the memo reveals.
Yep, that sounds like a Communist model. Politics - who you know - determines who receives the best care. 

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