Is Obama shifting rightwards on Cuba?
This story in the Miami Herald makes grim reading for those interested in improving US-Cuba relations. Apparently Obama's new point man on Cuba in the State Department is someone who was formerly in hvana at the Interests Section and whom the Cuban dissidents admired greatly.
Meanwhile, Raul's daughter Mariela, continues to make waves on her visit to San Francisco. Today she is the yes, you can believe it, CASTRO district, home of the local Gay community. More later.