6.06.2007

School Board Seeks Banning of Vamos a Cuba

Florida school board wants Cuba book banned (by Laura Wides-Munoz, AP - 6.5.07)

MIAMI - A children's book about life in Cuba has parents and school board members demanding its removal from district libraries even though it only features wholesome topics.

To many in this heavily Cuban-American community, "Vamos a Cuba" ("A Visit to Cuba") is extremely offensive because it lacks any criticism of the country's dictator Fidel Castro or his communist government.

[T]he American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Miami-Dade Student Government Association challenged the removal in court.

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