A Challenge to the US President
By Fidel Castro
A few days ago an article that contained a number of facts related to the oil spill that occurred 105 days ago was published.
President Obama had authorized the drilling of that well because he trusted the capabilities of modern technology to produce oil –which he wanted to be available in abundance- thus relieving the United States of the dependence on the foreign supplies of such a vital product for the present civilization. The excessive consumption of oil had already led to a vigorous protest by the environmentalists.