Spanish word for traitor or Bennedict Arnold
, someone who sells out their country (patria) to a perceived foreign enemy, usually for selfish material gain.
political leaders who are seen as corrupt and subservient to outside foreign interests are the ones most often branded this way, but it can also apply to wide sectors of society like the right-wing Cuban exile community in Miami
that identifies strongly with the Republican Party
and lobbies for a more restrictive U.S. policy towards Cuba
Pablo called them vendepatrias because he saw them as tools of Western imperialism.