- The Wall Street Journal reports that the special benefits of the Cuban Adjustment Act are now being extended to people who were born and lived in third countries – but whose parents are Cuban. 3,400 immigrants were in this category last year.
- A Fidel Castro commentary reports in detail on the visit of a seven-member Congressional delegation led by Rep. Barbara Lee of
. One of the members said, according to Fidel, that “Obama will change policy toward California , but Cuba should help him too.” The delegation had talks with Raul Castro yesterday; AP coverage here. Cuba
- Former Jesse Helms staffer Marc Thiessen recounts a 1998 conversation in
with Ricardo Alarcon in a Washington Post op-ed. Until now, I had thought the most interesting thing about that staff trip was that a Cuban intelligence agent, Ana Montes, had gone along for the ride. Havana