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Tracey Eaton

Wanted: Manager for journalists in Cuba

Wanted: Manager for journalists in Cuba

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is looking for a contractor to recruit, hire and manage a network of journalists throughout Cuba.
The contractor announcement states:

Democracy Programs in Cuba: the NED report

Democracy Programs in Cuba: the NED report

The National Endowment for Democracy is a major recipient of US government funds for channeling to democracy programs in Cuba. The NED, based in Washington, D.C., does a better job than most organizations in disclosing to the public how it spends its money.

Beat goes on at office of Cuba broadcasting

Beat goes on at office of Cuba broadcasting

The Office of Cuba Broadcasting, or OCB, has signed more than 100 contracts worth nearly $1 million since the U.S. and Cuba on Dec. 17 announced they would begin renewing diplomatic ties. (List of contracts is below).

Lawyers: U.S. put Alan Gross in danger

Lawyers: U.S. put Alan Gross in danger

The U.S. government violated its own security guidelines when it sent Alan Gross on the first of five trips to Cuba, then failed to protect him after he expressed concern about his safety, his lawyers said in documents filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.

USAID unleashes a whopper

USAID unleashes a whopper

The Agency for International Development was right to call out the Associated Press for purported inaccuracies in its investigative report about ZunZuneo questioning key details of the report. But one statement in “Eight Facts about ZunZuneo” struck me as a preposterous lie.

A conversation with Judy Gross

A conversation with Judy Gross

Forget South Florida politics, negotiate with the Cubans and find a way to bring Alan Gross home, Judy Gross told Tracey Eaton in an interview published in Along the Malecón. Her husband has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years.

Alan Gross, a soldier left behind

Alan Gross, a soldier left behind

As Cuban officials see it, Alan Gross is living proof of the U.S. government’s persistent regime-change campaign. Gross was a soldier, albeit of a different sort. He carried a Samsonite briefcase, plenty of cash and 15 credit cards.

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