On May 12, the Cuban government took advantage of an international meeting on oil drilling safety in Trinidad and Tobago to announce that drilling is about to begin for offshore wells in deep water off Cuba's northeastern coast.
The time is overdue for justice-minded people to organize to secure terrorist Luis Posada's extradition to Venezuela.
At the Cuban Communist Party's sixth congress, it was an occasion for remembering and rededication.
Party leaders stressed that even though some of the proposals may seem radical, their purpose is not to dismantle, but to strengthen Cuba's socialist system.
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Posada, a Cuban exile, was used by the CIA as a key operative in the United States' long running effort to overturn the Cuban Revolution.
Jimmy Carter, during a three-day visit to Cuba this week, called for a release of the Cuban Five and an end to the long-standing U.S. blockade against the island nation.
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Former President Jimmy Carter began a three-day visit to Cuba yesterday and was scheduled to meet President Raul Castro today.
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