- A new nugget in the Myers case: the judge’s order (pdf) denying bail to the couple indicates that in 1996 and 1997, the FBI intercepted messages from
referring to these agents by their code names, 202 and 634. Only later, apparently, did the FBI establish their identities. (See pages 7 and 8.) Cuba
- The Cuban American community of
– who knew? – is gearing up to do more travel to Phoenix, Arizona to visit family, the Arizona Republic reports. From the anecdotes I have heard, the relaxation in regulations that occurred earlier this year – permitting family visits annually instead of every three years – has spurred an increase in travel, and it’s anyone’s guess how volume will be affected when the Obama Administration’s April policy decision is finally implemented, allowing Cuban Americans to travel without restriction. Cuba
- In this interview in El Pais, OAS Secretary General Insulza looks back at the repeal of the “archaic” 1962 resolution that suspended
. He says he doesn’t believe that “one resolution is capable of producing immediate changes in Cuba ,” but it “contributes to creating a different atmosphere on the island.” He is not worried about Cuba Congressional threats to the OAS’ funding. U.S.