U.S and Cuban officials are holding "working level" talks on how to
respond to the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill that is believed to
be dumping some 5,000 barrels of crude a day into the Gulf
Havana, Cuba, May 18 (acn) Cuba endorsed today at the VI European
Union-Latin America and the Caribbean (EU-LAC) Summit, the need for a
new way of global governance based on international law, without
hegemony or double standards.
Cuban Computer Sciences and Communications (MIC) Vice Minister Jorge
Luis Perdomo assured Monday his country privileges the social use of
information and communications technologies (ICT), although he
recognized Cuba is still far from its goals.
WASHINGTON -- The sprawling oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is
prompting concern in Cuba, which boasts one of the Caribbean's most
pristine coral reefs, thick mangroves and nesting areas for green sea
"If we don't change, they are going to change us," Mr. Rodriguez wrote
in response to written questions from the Associated Press, "and that's
not what I want to happen to my country." (Associated Press)
Introduction: The sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform
and the resulting discharge of millions of gallons of crude oil into
the sea demonstrated graphically the challenge of environmental
protection in the ocean waters shared by Cuba and the United States.