Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Odds and ends

  • Who’s in charge? Reuters surveys the scene where Fidel Castro has been out of public view for nearly ten months, but asserting his presence in writing – eight articles and 16,000 words, by the news agency’s count.

  • Revolting: An Iberia airlines ad for travel to Cuba, now withdrawn. The Herald story includes the YouTube link. A Spanish consumer group protested, and the ad also spurred on Miami bloggers who were already bashing Spain for “over 500 years” of exploitation in Cuba.

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