Friday, May 28, 2010

Odds and ends

  • “Our opinion is of skepticism,” says human rights monitor Elizardo Sanchez who believes that expectations for prisoner releases rose too soon. He spoke in an interview with Radio Nederland; excerpts are translated at Cuban Colada.

  • St. Petersburg Times: Tampa’s city council wants a “unified, concerted effort” to build ties to Cuba.

  • AP: Cuba’s top judge affirms that steps have not yet been taken to move the Alan Gross case to trial.

  • Economics and much more from Nick Miroff at Global Post, including why Cuban condom sales spike when red snapper are running. With photos.

  • Daily Mail: In Argentina, Bolivia, and Cuba, plans to build tourism around the life and travels of Che Guevara.

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