“Life was much better than now,” Botala says of colonialism.
What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.
This twisted defense of colonialism is as repulsive as it is supremacist and archaic.
Note: A classic example of colonialism is the control of India by Britain from the eighteenth century to 1947.
Note: Control that is economic and cultural, rather than political, is often called neocolonialism.