Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Odds and ends

  • Speaking from Beijing, Cuba’s foreign minister says that the U.S. policy of “blockade, aggression, internal subversion, and isolation” has failed and remains “intact” under President Obama.

  • Cuban Colada links to the audio of Governor Richardson’s press conference at the Hotel Nacional in Havana and notes that there were just a few little problems in translation.

  • Herald: A cancer drug developed in Cuba is in clinical trials in the United States, but if it is effective we can’t buy it unless we make an exemption to the embargo.

  • The New York Times reviews a Travel Channel program about Cuba that aired last night and took a “don’t-offend-the-host approach.”

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