Cuba Gov. Allows Visit to US Agent

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 29 – Cuban authorities allowed representatives of the U.S. Interests Section in the island to visit a U.S. “contractor” (agent) detained since last December 4, announced Virginia Staab, spokesperson for the Western Affairs Section of the Department of State, reported IPS.   In his speech during the recent parliament sessions, President Raul Castro said the official had supplied equipment to opposition groups.

Cuban leaders have accused the Obama administration of stepping up meddling in Cuba’s internal affairs, instead of pursuing the rappraochement announced in his presidential campaign.