Monday, November 2, 2009

Odds and ends

  • “I don’t think, of course, that it was the intention of the United States,” Fidel Castro wrote Saturday, but he says more visitors from the United States has meant more swine flu in Cuba. AP story here.

  • Mambi Watch on Juanita Castro’s history in exile. And this blog says she and Miguel Saavedra of Vigilia Mambisa ran into each other at a Miami supermarket and exchanged a few choice words.

  • At Cuban Colada, the Herald’s Jordan Levin reports that Omara Portuondo, the Cuban singer made famous here when she performed with Buena Vista Social Club, will be a presenter at Thursday’s Latin Grammy awards program, broadcast on Univision.

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