- Blogger Yoani Sanchez is informed by Cuban immigration authorities that she will not receive permission to travel to
to accept a journalism prize. New York
- Menawhile, a justice ministry advisor and others spoke in favor of ending some policies affecting Cuban emigrants – the seizure of their property, the requirement that they maintain a Cuban passport to travel home – and said that normalized relations with the United States would help Cuba reform these and other practices. One of the panelists complained about “legislative inertia.” AFP Spanish story here.
- AP on the possibility that
’s food ration book, the libreta, may disappear. Cuba