Friday, March 5, 2010

Odds and ends

  • An energy consulting company reports (pdf) a possible development in the Senate climate change bill – that among a set of provisions being offered by Alaska’s Senator Murkowski to boost oil production, is one that “would exempt American oil and gas companies from the Cuban Embargo.”

  • A 1978 print of a photo of Che Guevara, shot around 1960 by Alberto Korda, went for 6,600 pounds sterling at auction in Gloucestershire yesterday.

  • Reuters: A shortlived program that allowed Cubans with old cars to import newer ones has been cancelled, for reasons unknown.

  • Tracey Eaton digs up recent Etecsa figures on fixed and mobile phone lines and Internet connections in Cuba.

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