- The Colombian artist and social activist Juanes will perform a “megaconcert” for peace in
on September 20, Granma reported yesterday. AP reports that he wants to perform in the Plaza de la Revolucion, and is waiting for Cuban approval for the venue. Also, the concert will include artists from other countries, and he has invited Americans, who are seeking permission from the Havana government. U.S. (Red China) and the Republic of China ( China ) are in the oil business together, getting ready to drill the second of five wells in the Taiwan Taiwan Strait, and collaborating in exploration in . Dow Jones coverage here. Kenya
- Pocket Fidel: from Granma, the Dictionary of the Thoughts of Fidel Castro will “provide readers with an extremely valuable tool for ideological debate in the contemporary world and in the task of constructing socialism in
- Granma (in Spanish) on USAID programs in
and beyond. Cuba
- A call to protests – from Miami and in Miami – in a Day of Cuban Resistance, at 8:00 p.m. in Little Havana, Westchester, and Hialeah; El Nuevo Herald has details. The protests are to mark the anniversary of the 1994 riot on the Malecon – an event that started, according to accounts I have heard in
and according to this article, when rumors spread that Cubans would be permitted to leave en masse by ship. Cuba
- Juventud Rebelde: Laundromats are making a comeback.