- Here’s a report on a different kind of Cuban transition: Cuban players adapting to the big leagues, from MLB.com.
- Medicare fraud in
South Floridalooks easy and very, very lucrative, according to this report in the St. Petersburg Times. “Dozens” of immigrants from are reportedly involved, and many have fled to Cuba . Cuba
- El Nuevo Herald’s Wilfredo Cancio reports that
’s police force is beefing up and adding to its presence in Cuba . In English here, in Spanish here. Havana
- Methodists gone wild: the Lakeland (Florida) Ledger reports that the Cuban government wants to dissolve an eleven-year-old agreement governing the relationship between the state’s Methodists and their counterparts in
. A Cuba church leader, the paper says, believes that the “Cuban government is concerned about the relative freedom some American citizens have had while visiting Florida .” Cuba