Carter in Cuba
Everything Old is New Again
With the former president traveling in Cuba this week take some time to prepare a Cuban dish or three to help enjoy today’s news:
A Photo Tour of Cuba (JewishCuba.org) – 22 collections, arranged by photographer, of the sites and people of Cuba.
Travel for Passion – Sets of pictures of available tours in each of the regions of Cuba.
With an American government contractor recently sentenced to 15 years in prison for work done with the Cuban Jewish community there is hope that Carter can negotiate a release and help ease the relations between Cuba and the US. The 3 day trip is half over, but here are some places to learn about the now and the past relationship between Carter and Castro:
Carter visits Cuba amid tension over U.S. contractor (CNN)
The only U.S. president I have known – 2009 essay by Fidel Castro on his opinion and interactions with several presidents.
President Carter’s Cuba Trip Report – Account of Carter’s 2002 trip, in his own words.
(Shredded Steak with Peppers, Onions and Tomatoes (Ropa Vieja) photo is the work of Alana Kelly and is licensed under Creative Commons)