Calderon: Cuba Trip in Doubt After Havana Barred Mexico Flights

Latin American Herald Tribune, 5/09/2009

422px-felipe_calderon_hMexican President Felipe Calderon suggested he might cancel a visit to Cuba tentatively set for next month because Havana suspended flights to and from Mexico in reaction to the swine-flu outbreak blamed for more than 40 deaths in this country.

That possible cancelation of the president’s trip to Cuba “could be one of the unforeseen consequences of decisions that have no technical basis,” Calderon said in an interview Thursday night with the Televisa network.

After Mexico decreed a health alert on April 23 due to the outbreak of the AH1N1 virus, several Latin American countries began canceling flights to that nation and the first to do so was Cuba.

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