Archive for October, 2008

Blogomania Hits Fidelandia

 
With the advent of this site, it seems that this year will be best remembered as the “Year of the Blog” in Cuba.  Along with this site, which will likely cover different aspects of life inside and outside of Cuba for Cuba aficionados throughout, a growing number of Cuba-related blogs are coming to the surface.  [...]

Videos of different Views from Obama and McCain on Cuba

Pretty much like most of you, we at the CubaBlog have been glued to the comments of the future elect and upcoming president of the United States. Whoever it is next week, it would appear that change is in the pipeline. Obama´s pipe appears less obstructed than Mc Cain´s but, both have made quite a [...]

UN embargo vote approaches — Cuba steps up diplomacy

-New Videos from Cuba
October 24, 2008
Dear Friend:

Watch the United Nations next week.

On Wednesday, October 29, the UN General Assembly will vote for the
seventeenth consecutive year on a resolution condemning the United
States’ embargo on Cuba. Last year, the resolution was adopted by a
vote of 184-4. The outcome, this year, is not really in doubt. [...]

If the world could vote on the US elections what would the result be?

Pretty interesting site out there at If the World Could Vote which also includes online polls from Cuba and Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran, etc.  Seems that Mc Cain got a bit of a battering…wonder why?

Cuba Reports Progress on Sugar, Schools, and Diplomacy; America offers photo-ops instead of hurricane relief

Dear Friend:

During Hurricane Katrina, the Bush administration was scorned for its indifferent response to broad suffering in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.  This indifference has now become the guiding hand of the administration’s response to the destruction in Cuba caused by this season’s hurricanes.

Specifically, it has terminated a license it granted just last [...]

Ideas on Limits of fruits and vegetables. And a solution?

An idea to get food from where it is to where it should be

Oct 2 Newsblast: Frozen food prices in Havana…

Oct 2 Newsblast: Frozen food prices in Havana, Frozen visas in the United States and Frozen foreign policy laws in Florida
Dear Friend:
When we looked at the news in Cuba this week, we saw a series of fascinating but troubling contrasts.
On the issue of hurricane relief and recovery:  Cuba’s government has
taken steps to thwart price gouging, [...]

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