- From Cubanet, a report of a death of an opposition member while in detention in Aguada de Pasajeros.
’s foreign investment minister Martha Lomas told a legislative committee that 2006 revenues from joint ventures were up 22 percent over the year before, due to “higher levels of efficiency and control.” Of course, 2006 was also a year when the price of nickel more than doubled. Cuba
- According to a participant in last week’s meeting between President Bush and
Caribbeanleaders at the State Department, the President criticized his guests for their relations with and Cuba . The President is “morally outraged by their systems of government,” according to the foreign minister of Venezuela . Two days after the meeting with St. Kitts and Nevis Caribbeanleaders, President Bush received the President of Vietnam in the White House.