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An Urgent Message from Viggo at Perceval Press: Update

Source: The New York Times
Categories: Politics
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House Votes to Ease Rule on Food Sales to Cuba

Only part of the bill easing the Cuba embargo and relations passed the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to make it easier to sell U.S. farm products to Cuba by overriding a Bush administration requirement to pay in cash before the ship leaves be made before the goods change hands, a more common approach for cash sales that also speeds delivery. It became part of a Treasury funding bill passed on a 406-22 vote.

Representatives killed two other proposed amendments aimed at revising U.S. relations with Cuba, including one to end the U.S. economic embargo in place since the early 1960s.
Read the rest of the article at The New York Times.

© Reuters/The New York Times.

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An Urgent Message from Viggo at Perceval Press

Source: Perceval Press
Categories: Politics

Thanks to all of you for the heads up on this message from Viggo at Perceval. The message is quite clear about making the effort to impact this issue.

Bravo Viggo!
Urgent: Congress to vote on Cuban Embargo--Take Action!

At this moment, the House of Representatives is considering amendments to the Transportation/Treasury Appropriations bill (H.R. 5576). The following amendments concerning Cuba will be voted on:

-Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) Amendment- to rollback restrictions on educational travel to Cuba

-Rep. Jerry Moran (R-KS) Amendment- to facilitate agricultural trade between the U.S. and Cuba

-Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) Amendment- to defund enforcement of the economic embargo on Cuba

Passing these amendments is an important step in normalizing relations with Cuba. Please call your Representative right away and ask him/her to vote in favor of the above amendments to the Transportation/Treasury Appropriations Bill (H.R. 5576).
Read more from Viggo at Perceval Press.

© Perceval Press/Viggo Mortensen.

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Viggo and Henry in People Magazine

Source: People Magazine.
Found By: wowie
Categories: Scans
People Magazine: June 9th, 2006 Edition
People Magazine: June 9th, 2006 Edition.
© 2006 Time Inc.
Our thanks to wowie for posting this at VFB.

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© 2006 Time Inc.

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Four Tales From Perceval: Update

Source: Perceval Press
Categories: Gallery Shows

Viggo has teamed with some of your favorite Perceval Press artists for an exciting special exhibit of their works. Here are some updated details

There is still no definite word if Viggo will attend the opening or not, but it is being geared more for the other artists, as there will only be 3 prints from Viggo to view. The Jaxon House Gallery is really quite small. It is a converted house. Once it has reached maximum capacity we are sure that there will be significant delays until room opens up. There is a real possibility that if the crowd is large enough, some people may not be able to get inside at all.

We will try to update this information as it becomes available for those planning to attend.

The Jaxon House Gallery
June 17 through July 16
1337 Abbott Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA
(310) 401-0080

Images © Perceval Press.

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Alatriste Photos and Screencaps

Source: Cibercine.
Found By: Targul
Categories: Alatriste
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Many thanks to our good friend Targul for surfacing these Alatriste screencaps and photos from Cibercine. Most of these are not new, but the quality, however, is far superior to what we have seen previously.

Click on image to enlarge.

© Images © Estudios Piccaso / Origen Producciones.

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