August 30

FROM CUBA / Emergency vegetable imports to supply tourist sector / CPI

FROM CUBA / Youth gangs run free in Arroyo Naranjo / Lux Info Press

Report: Russia completes withdrawal of equipment from spying center in Cuba / Yahoo!

External links

Press freedom group calls on castro to release dissident writers /

Summer spurs migrant wave /

Cuban concert canceled at SCC / Beatrice Daily Sun

Reaching out for youths / Arbutus Times

August 29

FROM CUBA / Five teachers fired for not supporting constitutional measure / UPECI

FROM CUBA / Prosecution seeks five- and six-year terms for jailed journalists / UPECI

Relatives identify migrants' corpses / The Miami Herald

U.S. medical students head To Cuba / Yahoo!

External links

Agencies press to identify remains /

Brunswick poised to ink sister-city relationship / Times Record

Tourists hit as credit cards fall victim to Cuba sanctions / Financial Times

Cuban Malaria Specialists Meet SOS Kassama / AfricaNews

The Acrobatics of Emancipation / Myles B. Kantor /

Hansen: Day with Castro gives perspective / Des Moines Register

Students take over Russian spy base / Courier Mail

August 28

FROM CUBA / Radio announcer among those who sought asylum in Canada / APLO

FROM CUBA / Government crackdown on private food stores / Armando Soler

FROM CUBA / Cuban workers contract dengue fever abroad / Cuba-Verdad

Bodies found in Gulf Stream linked to migrant smuggling / The Miami Herald

Two Cuban fencers fail to return to Cuba with team from Portugal / Yahoo!

August 27

FROM CUBA / Spanish hotel chain has Cubans working for tips / APLA

FROM CUBA / Sanitation workers with police records asked to resign / CPIC

Jailed Cuban dissident fears for life / The Miami Herald

Links probed between 4 bodies and missing Cuban migrants / The Miami Herald

External links

Body may be girl from missing boat / Palm Beach Post

Cuban to stand trial in 1980 Delta hijacking / Tallahassee Democrat

Cuba offers to help US fight West Nile mosquito virus /

Gays struggling to find a place in macho, authoritarian Cuba / The Dallas Morning News

U.S. firms set course for Cuba / The Dallas Morning News

Warmongering Mythology / The Washington Post

Groundwork for a new constitution? / Sun-Sentinel

Cuba Bestows Medal of Friendship on Iranian Ambassador / The Theran Times

Pictures from Cuba trip surface; another planned? / 28

Cuba no place for U.S. investments / Letters / Sun-Sentinel

August 26

FROM CUBA / Complaints about communal kitchen for retirees / José Izquierdo / Grupo Decoro

FROM CUBA / Hotel's Cuban employees feel discriminated / APLA

Spanish tourist stabbed to death in Cuba while on vacation / Yahoo!

.S. firms seek sales in Cuba with food fair / The Miam Herald

External links

FBI investigating human remains found off coast / Gainesville Sun

Cuba market tempts merchants / Chicago Tribune - (reg)

U.S. food sales to Cuba surpass $73 million in six months / South Florida Business Journal - (reg)

Connecting With Cuba Viewed 'As Economics' / Tampa Bay Online

August 23

FROM CUBA / Twelve squatter families refuse to abandon condemned building / Cuba-Verdad

FROM CUBA / Electricity to post office cut for non-payment / UPECI

Cuba News / Yahoo!

The common dream of a father in Cuba / Raul Rivero / The Miami Herald

External links

Cuba libre / Peter Foster / National Post

Cuban artist's sin of confession / NY Daily News

Shifting from Cuba, cigar industry reached from Key West to Tampa / Herald Tribune

Castro card no longer holds sway in Florida / Financial Times

August 22

FROM CUBA / Tech school instructor fired for dissident activities / Lux Info Press

FROM CUBA / Transportation in Cuba / Lázaro Raúl González/ CPI

Cuba withdraws hawksbill shell trade proposal / ENS

Brazilian candidate out of touch on Cuba / Oppenheimer / The Miami Herald

External links

Feeding frenzy as US states target Castro for exports / The Wall Street Journal

The monsignor and his moment with Castro / St. Petersburg Times

Cuba gives invite to Marathon chamber /

Cuba's dangerous allure / Bermuda Sun

Take brats and beer to Cuba / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Clinton Havana tough time with cigars / NY Post

Making it, stealing it, concealing it, &c. / Jay Nordlinger / National Review

August 21

FROM CUBA / Project to reduce Havana bus service under study Cuba-Verdad

FROM CUBA / Lack of fuel, bureaucracy, squeeze transportation providers in Havana / Miriam Leiva

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

Spanish police find stuffed baby alligators in luggage on flight from Cuba / Yahoo!

A weaker policy on Cuba, a stronger Castro / Frank Calzon / The Miami Herald

External links

Socialized medicine in Cuba 2002 - Part I: A poor state of health! / Miguel A. Faria Jr., M.D. /

Cuban star's racing for that cigar / Herald Sun

August 20

FROM CUBA / Cuban customs service bans VCRs / Lux Info Press

FROM CUBA / Safe-sex health café awaiting health ministry license / Grupo Decoro

FROM CUBA / Bus service cut for lack of fuel / Cuba-Verdad

Spying, profit motive merge in little-known Cuba agency / The Miami Herald

Elusive boaters caught after vessel crashes / The Miami Herald

External links

U.S. theater group to stage play in Cuba / Northen Light

Canadian cagers lose to Cuba /

Defector sees Cuba in crisis / The Washington Times

Cuban youth protest through rap / Washington Times

August 19

FROM CUBA / Dissident denied municipal assistance / Grupo Decoro

FROM CUBA / Water and food service cut in Havana-Sancti Spíritus trains / Grupo Decoro

Cuba News / Yahoo!

Cuba meets opposition to turtle shell trade / The Jamaica Observer

BBC Program on Cuban Libraries / The Friends of Cuban Libraries

External links

Robaina becomes Castro's handy scapegoat / Montaner / The Miami Herald

More hyperbole on Cuba / Editorial /Palm Beach Post

On U.S. representatives and embargo on Cuba / The Miami Herald

Focus on Cuba has its costs / The Miami Herald

Kansas politicians want Cuba embargo eased / Wichita Eagle

Castro's daughter wants US embargo against Cuba to stay / The Times of India

Hemingway's spirit lives on in Havana / Houston Chronicle

Fact-Finding' in Fidel-land / Humberto Fontova /

Squeezing last drop out of Cuba embargo / The Chicago Tribune

Academic Purge / Myles Kantor /

August 16

FROM CUBA / 14,000 in El Cristo without water for 18 days / UPECI

FROM CUBA / Two homeless rolled in Güines / Grupo Decoro

Man accused of hijack to Cuba in '80 arrested / The Miami Herald

Cuba News / Yahoo!

External links

Cuba Meets Opposition to Turtle Shell Trade / Environment News Service -- (Links related)

Federal jury finds Cuban-migrant smuggler guilty /

Local Cuban-American Groups Want Probe Of Greco's Trip / Tampa Tribune

Venezuelan Court Investigating Oil Sales to Cuba / VOA News

August 15

FROM CUBA / Black market oil price up by half in Pinar del Río / CP

FROM CUBA / Transportation crisis worsens / UPECI

FROM CUBA / Neighborhood without water for two weeks / Cuba-Verdad

Support for Cuba embargo breaks down in Congress / Yahoo!

Brazilian a critic of U.S., 'friend of Cuba' / The Miami Herald

External links

Coast guard returns 31 migrants to Cuba / Sun-Sentinel

Havana: Pebercan block 7 well looks good / World Oil

Bacardi accused over Castro / Guardian Unlimited, UK

Same old Castro marks 76th birthday / Chicago Tribune

August 14

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

External links

Guest editorial: Word out of Cuba / Naples Daily News

Setting Pride, Politics Aside / Tampa Tribune

Communism 'to die with Castro' / Electronic Telegraph

US calls Castro a 'dinosaur' on 76th birthday, urges changes in Cuba /

August 13

FROM CUBA / Fishermen repairing school walk off the job over meals / Lux Info Press

FROM CUBA / Kerosene quota cut in half so far this year / Cuba-Verdad

FROM CUBA / Cubans have two video rental options / Lucas Garve / CPI

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

External links

Cuban media salutes Castro before 76th birthday / Naples Daily News

Cuba a 'comfort station' for terrorists: U.S. report / Toronto Star Online

Cuba's blacks drop behind as economy leans on exiles' money / The Dallas Morning News

Faith and Freedom in Toronto / Myles B. Kantor /

Iraq and Cuba – fitting pieces in the West Nile Virus puzzle? / Miguel A. Faria Jr., M.D. /

NBC Skipped Cuban Defections / Media Research Center

August 12

FROM CUBA / Tile factory workers express health concerns / Lux Info Press

FROM CUBA / Agricultural workers fired for political opinions / Lux Info Presss

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

Cuba wins university baseball final / Yahoo!

External links

New direct flights established between Cuba, Portugal / Hoovers

Cuba's Protestant faiths grow along with those in Latin America / Orlando Sentinel

World more dangerous for Canadians / Vancouver Sun

Cuban reunion: A bittersweet look back at a tumultuous time / Green Bay News-Chroni

Cuba uses spies' plight to stoke popular anger / Chicago Tribune - (reg)

Post-Castro Cuba debate examines former Soviet bloc /

Castro's Cuba keeps stranglehold on expatriate Hatch / Cleveland

Cuba awaits, but Florida is first stop / Boston Herald

Chunichi removes Cuban slugger Linares from roster / Japan Today

Cuba kisses sugar goodbye as a main export / CNN

Preparing for change / Orlando Business Journal

August 9

FROM CUBA / Orthopedic patients must have dollars in Güines / Grupo Decoro

FROM CUBA / In Casiguas, the cows drink before the people / Grupo Decoro

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

When in Cuba, inquire about human rights / The Miami Herald

Wave of repression against the opposition / Information Bridge Cuba Miami

Castro's use of psychiatry against political opposition / Blazquez /

External links

Armey's support for trade with Cuba may signal doom for embargo / Duluth News Tribune

Construction under way to expand U.S. military's prison at Guantanamo /

The Freshest Salsa Is From Old-Timers / Los Angeles Times

Toronto group helped Cubans defect during World Youth Day / Nando Times

North Dakota striking pea deal with Cuba / CNN

Not coming to a theater near you: Open-air movies / NY Daily News

How to Preserve Communism in Cuba - Lift the Travel Ban / Capitalism Magazine

August 8

FROM CUBA / Dissident arrested for anti-government graffiti / AIDH

FROM CUBA / Decomposing beef placed on sale / AIDH

FROM CUBA / Cuban women find job market perilous / Claudia Márquez Linares / Grupo Decoro

CUBA: Independent press under siege / CPJ

External links

Cuban Canadian group denies pilgrims pressured to defect / Toronto Star Online

Armey says U.S. needs access to Cuban markets / Reporter-News Onli

Set for a fairy tale landing / MySanAntonio

Cuban reformer works quietly / Chicago Tribune

Dance Cuba! performance canceled in Vail / Summit Daily News

August 7

FROM CUBA / Cubans' access to cell phones postponed / Cuba-Verdad

FROM CUBA / Municipal water service out for a month / APLO

Cuban bishop denounces defectors' helpers / The Miami Herald

External links

'What's going on in Cuba?' / The Record

Bush's Cuban conflict / The Boston Globe

Scientists discover dinosaur vertebra in western Cuba / Northen Light

Cuba seeks entry into world information market / Northen Light

August 6

FROM CUBA / Millions lost due to corruption / Lux InfoPress

FROM CUBA / Deteriorating conditions in Guantánamo lead to unrest / UPECI

FROM CUBA / Food and fuel harder to get / APLO

Cuba, Italy trounce opponents in collegiate baseball games in Sicily / Yahoo!

'Lenin's Omelet' richly absurd / The Miami Herald

External links

Canadian firm gets Cuban ship detained / National Post

Lobbyist never gave up on Cuba trip / St. Petersburg Times

Reasons for Cuban's Ouster Revealed

The Dough in Trading with Cuba / Business Week

When the Cubans came to Canada / National Post

Editorial: Its time to ease Cuba embargo /

August 5

FROM CUBA / American pastor Lucius Walker robbed in Havana / Grupo Decoro

FROM CUBA / Pastor detained for public preaching / CPIC

FROM CUBA / Armed forces' cannery pollutes river / Grupo Decoro

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

Cuba News / Yahoo!

Help Cubans gain freedom -- soon, peacefully / Vicki Huddleston / The Miami Herald

External links

Former aide to Castro's brother defects to U.S. / Chicago Sun-Times

Come for the Pope. Stay for the freedom / National Post

Cuba receives 43 dialysis machines from Kitchener hospital donation / Canada Dot Com

Researchers try to save colonial Cuban documents /

Communist Party boots ex-Cuba foreign minister / The Dallas Morning News

US denies giving Cuba the cold shoulder in war on terrorism / Crosswalk


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