· New York Times: GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, leaving his anti-embargo voting record behind, visited Versailles on Calle Ocho and explained how his Cuban-American colleagues helped him see the light. And maybe they believe him.
· Prensa Latina: Cuba’s justice ministry says it has handled the paperwork for 45,000 real estate transfers through the end of August – sales, swaps, and donations.
· Venezuelan journalist Nelson Bocaranda says that representatives of the Venezuelan opposition candidate were received in Havana by President Raul Castro and Vice President Machado Ventura to discuss “future Cuban cooperation.”
· Along the Malecon publishes the National Endowment for Democracy’s latest list of Cuba grants. And USAID’s administrator told the Herald that he doesn’t see his Cuba program as “aid for the opposition.”
· In the New York Times Magazine, a long article about a trip to Cuba by an American who married into a Cuban family.
· The BBC’s Fernando Ravsberg says that widespread Internet access in Cuba is inevitable, whether provided by the government or by “its enemies.”