’s Center for Studies of Defense Information is holding a conference next April on security and defense and announces that participants from 30 countries will attend. An official of the center says that President Obama’s “continuity” with his predecessor’s policies “obliges states to sit down and think and coordinate actions.” Cuba
- AFP: About 50 of the Damas de Blanco marched in
to commemorate Human Rights Day, and were met by about 100 “followers of the Cuban government.” Havana
- Cuban Colada: Thanks to
’s new Senator, Radio/TV Marti comes out with a $30 million budget for 2010, a $4 million cut. Florida
- This court decision denying the appeal of a convicted alien smuggler is a little long and dry, but has some details of how smuggling operations work.
- I commented last week on this report that an on-line travel service had to stop booking
travel, including booking room rentals in private homes, when it came under American ownership. A reader points out this site from Cuba , which offers many rentals in casas particulares around Britain , and a note about travel to “banned” countries. Or you can Google “ Cuba casa particular” and make your way through zillions of results. Cuba