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July 10th

We Should End the Embargo to Stop China from Gobbling-up Cuban Oil

<div align="justify"> Cuba's oil reserves might be among the top 20 in the world and not far behind the United States. If U.S. firms are forbidden by their own government to drill for oil and gas in Cuban waters, then the national oil companies of other countries will benefit while our investor-owned companies watch from the sidelines. </div> Read More

July 9th

Cuba: Doubled Private Transportation Permits So Far in 2009

<div align="justify"> Last December, the government unfroze the granting of permits for the activity after a nine-year hiatus. </div> Read More

U.S. Considers "Fundamental Changes" a Prerequisite to Talk to Cuba

<div align="justify"> Secretary of State Clinton demanded fee elections and the realising of political prisioners as a precondition to any dialogue. </div> Read More

Cuba Wins Again Against Japan

<div align="justify"> Cuban pitchers totally dried Japan and the team won a 10-0 mercy rule shortened game. <br /> </div> Read More

Reagan’s Secretary of Agriculture Seeks Travel and Food Sales to Cuba

<div align="justify"> Block predicted that if financing and travel restrictions are lifted, food sales would possibly quadruple from about $500 million a year at present to as much as $2 billion. </div> Read More

July 8th

Cuba's Population Is Aging

<div align="justify"> Cuba might facing a demographic time bomb due to its shrinking population, the high number of emigrants and long life expectancy. </div> Read More

Slight Cuban Defrosting in U.S.

<div align="justify"> President Obama has made some promising gestures and authorities in the island has suggested they are open to talk about some issues, but observers feel that both part can do much more. </div> Read More

Cuba Is Testing New Polio Vaccine

<div align="justify"> The study has been sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and allows testing effectiveness of its intradermal application employing only one fifth of the current dose. </div> Read More

Group Ask for Release of 22 Journalists Imprisioned in Cuba

<div align="justify"> The U.N. Human Rights Council recently praised Cuba for making progress in promoting rights related to nutrition, education and health, but not freedom of expression. </div> Read More

U.S. Policy toward Cuba is still Stuck in the Past

<div align="justify"> U.S. policy toward the island is sadly outdated: Washington needs to get over its dogmatic assertion that Cuba has a repressive and non-representative government that puts it beyond the pale as compared to other authoritarian regimes. </div> Read More