Monday, June 25, 2012

Odds and ends

  • In El Pais, Leonardo Padura assesses the economic reform process and predicts the next steps: changes in migration law, opening to more foreign investment, and allowing cooperatives formed by workers and professionals.

  • EFE: Dissident Darsi Ferrer will leave Cuba, coming to the United States as a refugee.

  • Tres virtuoso Pancho Amat and his band performed at the Country Music Association Festival in Nashville; here’s a preview and a review.

  • Articles on doctors trained in Cuba returning home: to Timor Leste (Guardian) and to Bolivia (Opinion).

  • New blog on the block: Cuban New Yorker, by Professor Lisandro Perez of John Jay College, formerly of FIU.  It’s “about Cuba, about New York, but mostly about the intersection of the two.”

  • AP: After complaints from his attorney, Cuba provides medical records of jailed USAID contractor Alan Gross.

  • Diario de Cuba: Al Jazeera can’t stand the hassles and closes its Havana bureau, at the correspondent’s request.

  • Here’s the announcement of the replacement of the ministers of Communications and Basic Industries, both by their deputies.

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