Castro: Cuba world’s safest country

12th Jun 2006

Fidel Castro proclaimed Cuba the world’s safest nation during an event marking the 45th anniversary of the Interior Ministry, which oversees law enforcement on the Communist-ruled island, reported EFE news wire. “Cuba is the safest country in the world and our (law-enforcement personnel) at the Interior Ministry can also consider themselves the most honest and honorable,” Castro said at the Wednesday night ceremony, which was off-limits to the foreign press.

The Cuban leader added that “capitalism will never resolve the problem of crime,” the official daily Juventud Rebelde reported Thursday



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