The figures are staggering. Even a minor easing of the US blockade against Cuba would create tens of thousands new jobs in the US.
HAVANA - Here is a city where statues of Vladimir Lenin and John Lennon coexist without a second thought.
Europe's attack on working class; Afghan police problems; anti-woman discrimination in S. Korea; Cuban health shakeup.
Question: with legal remedies exhausted, will the Cuban Five be forgotten? Answer: Never, as long as Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and René are not free.
Chile's earthquake was 500 times more powerful than the one that struck Haiti, yet the destruction in Chile was far less. What should we conclude from that?
Women's equality under study at UN, Yemen conflict eases but instability continues, Cuba state visit zeroes in on U.S. blockade.
Migration talks are a start. But much more action, especially at the grassroots, is needed on Cuba.
Through play, song and sport, a Cuban medical team is giving child survivors a boost in post-earthquake Haiti.
News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.
In World Notes this week: Canada, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Cuba, Afghanistan.