Cuban Exiles rep post-Castro plan. Several Cuban exile groups that have had differing agendas have come together to lay out a transition plan for Cuba after Castro.
BY NICOLE WHITE. firstname.lastname@example.org= A group of Cuban exiles -- known to have to vastly divergent political and ideological views -- have set aside their differences to craft an 18-point blueprint of how the island should be governed after Cuban President Fidel Castro.
Representatives from 16 groups, including the Cuban American National Foundation, Agenda Cuba, the Cuba Study Group and members of the clergy, spent months working up the template called ``Pillars for a Cuban Consensus.''= ''This is extremely important,'' said Jorge Mas Santos, chairman of the Cuban American National Foundation.
``This sends a message that we are united and a very direct message to the international community that the Cuban community has the ability to dictate our own future.''