Napoleon and El Comandante, A Dangerous Fusion / Juan Juan Almeida
Posted on May 18, 2014
Latin Press reported that this coming July the XII International
Congress of the Napoleonic Society will meet in our country. So far
delegates from several countries have confirmed their attendance.
The director of the Cuban Napoleonic Museum and organizer of the event,
Dr. Sadys Sanchez, let loose her tongue, and after comparing Fidel with
Napoleon, announced that the central theme of said event, “the
Napoleonic revolutions around the world,” will prove how close we are to
the ruler who sat down to eat with his troops; and will demonstrate that
his conquests transcended geographic, military and political levels in
order to surface in our culture.
Maybe I am a bit paranoid but this makes me think that this Napoleonic
fair has a second purpose. Luckily the newspaper also serves to clean
Translated by mlk.
16 May 2014
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