- The Wall Street Journal reports on golf course development. Cuban officials have talked about this for years, to make for a more diverse tourism destination and to attract higher-spending travelers. Maybe there’s some action afoot.
- Cold water on ethanol: Reuters’ sources say that in the near term,
is interested in ethanol production not from sugar, but from bagasse, the waste product from sugar milling. Cuba
- Alpha 66, in convention in
, seeking allies adentro. California ’s Independent gives an account of the mass offered in the square in front of Havana’s cathedral by the London VaticanSecretary of State – invitation only, some top officials in attendance, Damas de Blanco standing in the back. The reporter also talked to Oscar Espinosa Chepe and Miriam Leiva in their apartment in Marianao.