Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Odds and ends

  • Francine Robles provides an English translation on her blog of a note from Miriam Leiva describing the Mother’s Day activities of Las Damas de Blanco.

“The New Jersey investigation is in the final stage and could bring charges of financing actions that violate the Neutrality Act, according to sources linked to the case.”

  • Fidel Castro’s latest “reflection,” in large part his own summarization of presentations at a recent Havana conference, is another reminder of Cuba’s 180-degree turn on ethanol. One year ago, Cuba’s position was that it was seeking foreign investors to modernize sugar production and to build ethanol production capacity. No more.

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