Friday, February 11, 2011

Odds and ends

  • Telegeography: The new Bolivarian fiber optic cable will be functioning in July, a Cuban official says.

  • EFE: Just-released housing statistics show that new construction by government entities fell short of expectations, while private construction exceeded expectations. Juventud Rebelde story here.

  • Granma runs a long report on 2010 drug enforcement operations, with data on seizures.

  • State enterprise reform is not a simple proposition in Cuba, Reuters reports, and no one knows it better than the insiders quoted in this article.

  • JazzTimes on the momentum in U.S.-Cuba musical exchanges, including a new wind instrument donation program.

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