- The Herald reports on the changing activities of Cuban bloggers; as Reynaldo Escobar put it, “Some people have been doing actions that go beyond the click and the keyboard and try to exercise the rights of a free person.” And the State Department issued a statement that “strongly deplores the assault on bloggers Yoani Sanchez, Orlando Luis Pardo, and Claudia Cadelo.”
- Reuters: The Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Light Industry issue orders to state enterprises to take “extreme measures” to cut energy consumption in order to avoid the need for scheduled power blackouts.
’s Septeto Nacional plays Cuba November 21. Cuban Colada has a writeup and a link to the list of tour dates. Miami
- A new Cuban-Russian joint venture in fisheries – “shrimp farming, aquaculture, capture and sale of lobsters.”
- El Duque, now pitching in Venezuela.