- Man of Two
, the film about Max Lesnik by his daughter Vivian Lesnik Weisman, will screen in Havanas this week. Herald story here, my note on the film here. Miami
- Cuban Vice President Machado Ventura is in
, heading the Cuban delegation to the UN General Assembly. Cuban preview here (ACN), Herald coverage of a New York Harlemrally here.
- Secretary Gutierrez goes to Harvard.
- The Cupet-PDVSA joint venture considers reactivating the pipeline from the
refinery to the Cienfuegos supertanker terminal, Oil & Gas Journal reports. Matanzas
- This column by Deroy Murdock is about the
economy, a little off topic, but it makes you think that when it comes to building socialism, maybe we have more in common with U.S. than we thought. And while I’m at it, there’s this comment from Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in an AFP roundup of Latin American opinion of the U.S. financial crisis; Lula said he sees “with sadness that important banks that came by giving opinions, saying what we should or should not do, measuring country risk, recommending to investors whether Brazil was trustworthy or not, are calling their creditors…[what these banks determined] was not the free movement of capital, generating jobs and wealth, but rather speculation…they turned some sectors of the financial system into a casino and they lost at the roulette wheel…” Cuba