Thursday, February 23, 2012

Odds and ends

·         Washington  Post: Baltimore-Havana flights will begin in the fall, not next month as originally announced.

·         Cuba’s not-very-visible economy minister Adel Yzquierdo gets an additional title, that of vice president of the Council of Ministers.  Reuters story here.

·         Granma describes an urgent task in Pinar del Rio: protection and restoration of mangroves that protect the coast from encroachment by the sea.

·         Financial Times on La Moneda Cubana, one of many dozens of new private restaurants making a go of it in Havana.

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