- According to Hugo Chavez, the Cienfuegos oil refinery is about to start production after completion of a joint Cuban-Venezuelan refurbishment project. The refinery, built with Soviet aid and technology, has been idle since the early 1990’s when the
- Will they run? El Nuevo covers two websites urging Joe Garcia and Raul Martinez to challenge the Diaz-Balarts.
- Rui Ferreira hears that
’s annual December film festival will include “The Lives of Others,” the 2006 film about Stasi internal spying and persecution in the former Havana . East Germany
- And in the
Sun, a review of “Soy Cuba” (1964), a Soviet-Cuban collaboration that the reviewer aptly calls “antique agitprop,” now on DVD. New York
- An affectionate profile of Versailles, where the Fidel death watch continues, and the death itself will, apparently, be bad for business.