- The New York Philharmonic is sending representatives to
today to discuss possible performances in the fall, the New York Times reports. AP says the Havana government has already approved the tour. U.S.
- Tracey Eaton writes about the Hermanos Amejeiras hospital, the imposing building on the Malecon, and digs up Fidel Castro’s speech at its 1982 inauguration.
- Cuba is withdrawing 143 sports and literacy workers from Honduras after they were accused of “indoctrination” activities, according to Prensa Latina, while Cuba’s medical personnel in Honduras will remain.