- Fidel Castro writes that just before the White House press conference, the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Tom Shannon, called in the chief of
’s Interests Section in Washington, Ambassador Jorge Bolanos, to talk about the Administration’s new measures. “Nothing that was discussed was different than that which was explained on CNN,” Fidel wrote. Excerpts are translated at Cuban Colada. Cuba
- Also at Cuban Colada, Senator Mel Martinez elaborates on his endorsement of the Administration’s measures.
- Rep. Bill Delahunt applauds the Administration’s measures and says they “reduce the need for wasteful efforts like the plane that circles around
to broadcast TV Marti.” Cuba
- The text of yesterday’s White House briefing.