Havana-Miami-Washington events and arguments and their impact on Cuba
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
The Cuban government’s accusations against the U.S. Interests Section in Havana were made in a press conference and on the Mesa Redonda television program yesterday.The Herald’s coverage is here; Granma’s is here, with links to documents and video that allegedly tie dissidents to Santiago Alvarez of Miami, an associate of Luis Posada Carriles who was recently convicted of weapons charges.The information released yesterday, Cuban officials say, is just the beginning.Radio Marti’s website covers the allegations and the U.S. government’s response.
Meanwhile, in Florida, Senator McCain previews his speech on Cuba today, including a shot at Senator Obama for his willingness to engage in a dialogue with the Cuban government.