Thursday, June 3, 2010

Odds and ends

  • EFE: The Posada Carriles trial will begin January 11, 2011 and the judge says it will not be postponed again. Tracey Eaton recently looked at issues related to evidence in the case here and here.

  • The New York Times on Alicia Alonso, visiting New York to receive an award tonight from the American Ballet Theater.

  • Cuba: Waiting for a Revolution: This 22-minute video takes a look at contemporary Cuba with good street interviews; from reporter Adrian Baschuk for Vanguard.

  • AP: Cuba’s trade with China fell by nearly one third in 2009.

  • Time to lecture the Cubans: Brian Petty of the International Association of Drilling Contractors tells National Journal, “The Cubans are going to develop their offshore oil…They’re going to be aggressively going after their offshore resources, and they need to be trained so they don’t mess it up.”

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