Editors' Blog

Cuba blockade obsolete, says Jesse Jackson, Sr.

Jesse Jackson Describes US Blockade of Cuba as Obsolete

Most Americans Would Consider Visiting Cuba If Travel Restrictions Were Lifted

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 28 (acn) Nearly 75% of all Americans would at least consider visiting Cuba if all travel restrictions were lifted, according to an informal survey carried out among almost 1,000 people by Travel Leaders, a Minneapolis-based network of travel agencies.

Mentally Ill Hostages Kept in US base of Guantanamo Bay

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 26 (acn) Psychiatric hostages are tortured and kept at the US military base at the illegally occupied territory of Guantanamo Bay, according to documents filtrated by Wikileaks to several media.

New Cuba Travel Guidelines

The following is from Latin America Working Group analysis of the new Obama administration guidelines on travel to Cuba:

Chinese President Sends Congratulation Message to Raul Castro

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 20 (Cuban News Agency) The president of China and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of that Asian country, Hu Jintao, sent a message of congratulations to Cuban President Raul Castro, on the occasion of his appointment as First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) during the Sixth Congress of that organization.

Cuban President Raul Castro Describes Results of 6th Party Congress as Excellent

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 19 (acn) President Raul Castro, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC), described as excellent the results of the 6th Congress of the organization, which wound up on Tuesday with the presence of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.

Results of the Cuban Congress

Cuba: Sixth Congress of the Communist Party Approved 313 Guidelines

[Update] New rules re: travel to Cuba

There haven't been many specifics released yet, but according to the Latin America Working Group here are some likely changes being made by the Obama administration:

The CIA File on Luis Posada Carriles

The CIA File on Luis Posada CarrilesA Former Agency Asset Goes on Trial in the U.S.From: http://www.nsarchive.org

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