- The EU Council reviewed
Europe’s policy toward and decided that “political dialogue with Cuba should be pursued and deepened on a comprehensive, equal and result-oriented basis,” with “high priority to the principles of democracy, human rights and fundamental freedoms.” The resolution is here (pdf), AFP coverage here, and Radio Marti covers the story via two dissidents with differing opinions (story here, with audio link). Cuba
- What to do with the
naval base? Drake Bennett discusses some long-range ideas in the Boston Globe. Guantanamo
- Along the Malecon cites Lonely Planet’s description of
Trinidad, “a kind of Varadero in reverse” because there’s so much contact between visitors and locals. About 300 families rent rooms in their homes to visitors.