Serious is not a word that can be used to describe both the Miami Herald and its Spanish counterpart El Nuevo Herald. On Sunday, El Nuevo Herald recommended Marco Rubio for the Senate. Earlier in the week the Miami Herald had recommended Patrick Murphy.
The list of increasingly visible, vested interests wanting to put an end to the embargo is growing in profoundly important and practical ways. Leading the way is the medical field where cheaper and better medicines may soon be available, as well as access to possible solutions to certain cancers.
Recent talk about Russia reopening its Cold War listening post in Cuba is just idle talk, a Russian military expert said last week. The Kremlin can’t afford it, he hinted. Russian President Vladimir Putin had said in summer of 2014 that the Kremlin had no plans to reopen the Lourdes center.
Home consumption of electricity continues to rise in Cuba, an unmistakable symptom of prosperity. But that dependence is putting additional pressure on the national system of generation, which remains overly dependent on nonrenewable sources of energy.