U.S. President-elect Donald Trump promised today that his Government will do everything possible to ensure Cuban people starts finally its road to prosperity and freedom in a statement on death of the Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, at who he called ‘brutal dictator’.
According to emphasized Trump in the statement, Fidel Castro was a ‘brutal dictator’ who oppressed his own people and with his decease at 90 last night leaves a long legacy of shootings, robbery, unimaginable suffering, poverty and denial of basic human rights”.
“While Cuba remains a totalitarian island, it is my hope that today marks a move away from the horrors endured for too long, and toward a future in which the wonderful Cuban people finally live in the freedom they so richly deserve,” Trump said.
Despite “tragedies, deaths and pain caused by Fidel Castro can’t be erased, our Government will do everything possible to ensure that Cuban people can start finally its road to prosperity and freedom”, U.S. President-elect, who will take office on January, promised.
Besides, Trump reminded that during his electoral campaign, he was supported by Veterans Association of Bay Pigs (Brigade 2506), exiles against Castro who participated in the failed invasion in Bay Pigs (Cuba) in 1961.
Statement, disseminated by Presidential transition Office, wasn’t first Trump’s reaction to decease of the Cuban leader, because mogul had already made a pronouncement on this shortly before through his Twitter account with a short sentence: “Fidel Castro is dead!”.
In the same vein as Trump, U.S. Vice-President-Elect, the Republican Mike Pence, said on Twitter that “tyrant” Castro “is dead” and a “new hope dawns”.
Washington, November 26, 2016, EFE/PracticaEspañol