Yale professor suggests Galway build Cromwell statue next to Che Guevara memorial
An award winning author and Yale professor has written an open letter to the Irish nation begging them not to erect a statue to Che Guevara in Galway.
Professor Carlos Eire, author of ‘Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy’ which won the National Book Award in 2003, originally submitted his letter to the Irish Times.
The paper opted not to print it but it has subsequently appeared in the Galway Advertiser and on the National Review website.
The professor, of Irish and Cuban extraction, is vehemently opposed to the plans by Galway city council to honor Guevara’s links with Ireland with the planned statue....
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