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· November, 2007

Stories about Cuba from November, 2007

Cuba, Venezuela: Changing Into Cuba?

Child of the Revolution reports on the reaction to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's proposed constitutional changes: “Not surprisingly, many Venezuelans think the changes go too far – turning the oil-rich...

Cuba: Human Development Index

Child of the Revolution blogs about Cuba's ranking on the United Nations’ 2007-2008 Human Development Index.

Cuba: Unearthing Che

Child of the Revolution reports on a recently-held Cuban press conference “to reveal that they had undertaken extensive DNA testing on…the remains of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.”

Cuba: Howard Out

Child of the Revolution reports on the results of the Australian election: “The demise of Mr Howard will be seen as good news in Havana, given the outgoing prime minister’s...

Cuba: Regional Police Force?

Babalu Blog finds “alarming” the prospect of “a new Latin American and Caribbean regional police force modeled on Interpol.”

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving may be a traditionally North American holiday - but more and more, the Caribbean seems to be taking notice - so much so that many regional bloggers have been...

Cuba, USA: Giving Thanks

“Thanksgivings are perhaps the truest proof of our Cuban-Americaness,” writes Babalu Blog: “On the fourth Thursday of every November we have on our tables…the best of both worlds.”

Bahamas, Cuba: At The Crossroads links to US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez's speech at a Heritage Foundation series called Cuba at the Crossroads.

Cuba: Cambio

“Little pieces of rubber” are causing some measure of disorder in Cuba: Babalu Blog reports.

Barbados, Jamaica: The Lightbulb Went On

Barbados Free Press continues to follow the story on the Jamaican lightbulb scandal, comparing it to corruption in their own country.

Cuba: No, You Shut Up!

Both Babalu Blog and Child of the Revolution turn their attention to Cuba's reaction to the comment made by the King of Spain at the recently-concluded Ibero-American Summit.

Jamaica: Our Caribbean

Geoffrey Philp features Our Caribbean: “an anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles”.

Cuba, U.S.A.: Cuban-American

Babalu Blog posts a poem by Marielena Jané-Prats about what it means to be a Cuban-American.

Cuba, Jamaica: The Logical Song?

Babalu Blog links to an article printed in the Jamaica Gleaner that he believes is “twisted logic”.

Cuba: Shut Up!

Both Child of the Revolution and Babalu Blog turn their attention to the happenings at the recently-held Ibero-American summit.

Barbados, Jamaica, Cuba: Lightbulb Scandal

Barbados Free Press blogs about the Jamaican lightbulb scandal and says: “Citizens of Barbados should pay close attention”, while Stunner's Afflictions asks: “Will there be criminal charges? Or will we...

Jamaica, Cuba: Alvarez In Her Own Words

Geoffrey Philp features author Celia Alvarez in her own words.

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