August 4, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
The Obama administration faced an embarrassing diplomatic blunder today after it was forced to pull a warning about racism in Spain – just as the First Lady arrived in the country for a summer holiday.
Staff at the U.S. State Department removed the contentious advice to travellers, which included the phrase ‘racist prejudices could lead to the arrest of Afro-Americans who travel to Spain,’ on Monday.
The First Lady landed in the Costa del Sol this morning for a break with her youngest daughter Sasha, nine.