Wednesday, May 02, 2007
China in tantrum over St. Lucia !?
Tiny St. Lucia in the Caribbean has mighty China in a toddler's tantrum. St. Lucia dared to have relationships with Taiwan. So China is accusing St. Lucia of "brutal interference in China's internal affairs." Grow up, China! Why did St. Lucia take this daring step? Because China promised development and tourists, but only opened stores and restaurants - and a stadium. But Taiwan aided development by developing new strains of fruits and vegetables suitable to the climate. Would you choose to associate with the bully who makes promises, but leaves you dependent or the country that helps you develop? Seattle P-I