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Santa Barbara Independent
Hannah Apricot Visits Cuba
Cuba was everything I had imagined and more: the classic 1950s cars, architecture dating back hundreds of years, and horse-drawn-carriage taxis as a common sight in both the large city of Havana and the rural villages of the countryside.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Anti-government marchers in Caracas slam Cuban 'invader'
Opposition activists march towards the Cuban embassy to protest against Cuban interference in Venezuela's internal affairs and against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on March 16, 2014.
Reports from Cuba: When Ramiro Valdes Lost his Cable
I heard the story late, it happened a year ago. But the residents of Santa Fe, a coastal community to the west of Havana where about 50,000 people live, are afraid to say anything about Ramiro ValdA©s MenA©ndez, a "historic commander," who is credited with numerous shootings at the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.
Jewish Latin American Writers Featured in Symposium at UWM Oct. 23
A symposium on Jewish Latin American writers, featuring Chilean-American poet, essayist, fiction writer, and activist Marjorie Agosn; Cuban-born and internationally recognized poet Jos Kozer; and award-winning translator and scholar Steve Sadow, will be held on October 23, 2013 in the UWM Student Union and the Golda Meir Library.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
The Alternative Press
Fundora Opening on Sunday, March 16
Chatham artist Yolanda Fundora is being featured as the solo exhibitor in the Spring show, sponsored by the Art League of the Chathams , from Sunday, March 16-June 10 in the Lundt- Glover Gallery at the Chatham Township Municipal Building, 58 Meyersville Road.
The Star Online
Cuban Americans hold rare meeting to discuss normalising Cuba relations
Cuban Americans met in Miami on Saturday to discuss how to normalise relations with Cuba and end the five decade-long United States embargo against the communist-run island, the first such gathering in a decade in a city better known for hostility toward the communist-run island.
This Sunday in Venezuela: A march to protest the intervention of Cuba's Castro dictatorship
Venezuelan opposition legislator Maria Corina Machado has invoked a national demonstration this Sunday to protest against Cuban interference in the country.
Exploring the real Cuba
Cuba is not your traditional Caribbean cruise destination. Because of the U.S. embargo, it's an entirely different experience that, until this year, has not been possible Tourists and residents alike visit the Cathedral Plaza in Havana.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
TNC to Present World Premiere of Eduardo Machado's WORSHIP, 3/15-4/13
Theater for the New City, the community cultural center that produces over thirty premieres of new American plays each year, is pleased to announce the return of acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado with the world premiere of his new play Worship, directed by Michael Domitrovich .
The Miami Herald
Parents made lean, exile years warm and fun
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As embargo support wears thin, Alabama business leaders seek stronger ties with Cuba
Cuba, with its tourist-dotted beaches and tangled political history, has long sustained trade partnerships with many countries.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Shortwave Report 03/14/14 Listen Globally
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.
Death Announced of Jean Washburn Hernandez: Essex Resident, Dedicated Volunteer
Jean Washburn Hernandez died peacefully on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her home in Essex Meadows in Essex, Connecticut.
Cuba's Castro regime and its North Korea troubles
Despite the CELAC spectacle in Havana, Cuba the Castro regime's outlaw credentials were reaffirmed in a damning report from the United Nations widely reported, on its role in illegal arms smuggling to its ideological soul mate: North Korea.
Public Schedule: March 13 - Thursday
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY 10:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry testifies on the budget before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations, on Capitol Hill.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The Union Democrat
Murphys Creek gears up for 20th year
Twenty years ago Murphys Creek Theatre presented its first production in the Black Bart Playhouse.
Regis High bets on 'Guys and Dolls'
Regis High School won't be taking any chances this spring; it will be going with a sure thing when it presents its spring musical, "Guys and Dolls."
Throwing down the gauntlet for Cuba
I feel moved to respond to the article written by Anton E Edmunds, titled 'Cuba - A growing threat to the Caribbean?' in the Jamaica Observer edition off Monday, February 17, 2014.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Stars and Stripes
UN: Cuba refused to ID those involved in North Korea arms shipment
Cuba's government refused to identify the people or entities involved in a weapons shipment to North Korea last year that violated a U.N. arms embargo and might have violated the embargo twice more in 2012, according to a U.N. report made public Tuesday.