Taking notes while Raúl Castro speaks http://bit.ly/xHQWh7


Comment & Analysis: Decline ‘Friend’ Request: Social Media Meets 21st Century Statecraft in Latin America (Cyril Mychalejko/Upside Down World) http://bit.ly/xcXECk

Comment & Analysis: Cuba and the ‘Updating of Socialism’ (Stephen Wilkinson/Red Pepper) http://ping.fm/WEtEQ

Actor Danny Glover talks to the You Tube press about the injustice of the case and incarceration in U.S. prisons of the Cuban Five. These men have now spent more than a decade behind bars. http://bit.ly/xjfAdv

Reflections of Fidel: The Genius Chavez http://ping.fm/ef28f

“The ripe fruit has never fallen into the lap of the empire. Cuba will never become another force used by the empire to expand over the people of the Americas. Marti’s blood will not have been shed in vain.” http://ping.fm/mZReY

Mariela Castro: “The United States government is preoccupied with the LGBT movement in Cuba” http://bit.ly/A2QNFA