- The Center for Strategic and International Studies publishes “Cuba Outlook: Raúl and Beyond,” a report (pdf) that reviews Cuba’s economic and political situation, its foreign policy, and other matters, and concludes that Cuba is in a “holding pattern” and “prospects for change are highly unlikely.” It calls for consideration of closer government-to-government ties and relaxation of travel restrictions on Americans.
’s foreign minister, at the UN, states Cuba’s position on relations with the Cuba . United States
- Columnist Albor Ruiz takes note of some calls from Latin America for the
to end the embargo at last week’s UN General Assembly opening. A General Assembly resolution on the U.S. embargo will be debated next month; the U.S. has been on the losing end of that debate 17 times. U.S.
- The Washington Post goes to the Cuban countryside to see how Raul’s agriculture policies are faring.