- Reuters: a delegation of Catholic bishops in
, led by Cuba ’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley, aims to send a message to the White House: “Isolation doesn’t help change.” Baltimore
- Sun-Sentinel: Gulfstream International, which operates charters to
, saw its second-quarter charter business increase 71 percent over last year. Last March 11, the Bush rules regarding family visits were repealed, allowing Cuban Americans to visit once per year. The measures President Obama announced April 13 – unrestricted family visits and remittances – still have not been implemented. Cuba
- Hurricane season has started, and so have worries about
and its Cuba Caribbeanneighbors. A potentially big one (Bill) has shifted course so it threatens Bermudarather than the Caribbean. If you want to follow storms and cut out the middleman, you can go here to get direct access to the government reports, projections, radar images, etc. U.S.
- Orlando Sentinel columnist Jane Healy writes about the impact of Senator Martinez’ early departure on GOP efforts to win Latino votes.