Cuba policy sparks U.S.-Spain tensions

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a lightning stop here Friday, intending to signal an end to the Bush administration’s diplomatic deep freeze of the Spanish government, but new tensions emerged over dealings with Cuba. Spanish officials were annoyed that Rice earlier this week rapped Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos for visiting Havana without meeting dissidents. Speaking to reporters as she flew here from Berlin, Rice reiterated those comments. Full Story

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