- Mercifully, this has been the hurricane season that wasn’t…this storm, now southwest of
, could graze the island’s western tip but would first have to take a more easterly course. Cuba
- EFE reports that the Spanish business community is pressing Cuban officials to pay their debts: “According to Spanish sources, apart from
’s 2-billion-Euro official debt to Cuba , with 700 million in arrears and various payment commitments not honored by Spain , there are 600 million in arrears to [Spanish] commercial enterprises that provide products to the island. These figures do not include the freezing of the accounts of Spanish businesses with investments in Havana , nor the commitments to joint ventures.” Cuba
- An interview of Juanita Castro by Daniel Viotto on CNN Spanish.
- Herald: President Obama may get his State Department Latin America chief confirmed after all.