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Local news for La Habana, Cuba continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

25 min ago | Caribbean News Now!

Cuban tourism keeps up the pace in 2014

HAVANA, Cuba -- Two million travelers have visited Cuba so far this year as the island's tourism industry keeps up the pace in its efforts to reach for the first time three million international visitors.

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2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Colombia's military meets face-to-face with...

Jesus Santrich, member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , second from right, makes a joke before the start of a news conference, accompanied by fellow rebels Ivan Marquez, second from left, Yuri Camargo, far left, and Fidel Rondon, right, at the close of a round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug.

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10 hrs ago | CNN

American Ebola patients recover

It was like he wanted everyone to know: I'm no longer infectious. The virus is out of my system.

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13 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Team notes changes in Cuba in six years of mission trips

Villa Heights Baptist Church has sent a mission team to Cuba off and on for about six years, according to the church's pastor, the Rev.

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17 hrs ago | IndyMedia

The Shortwave Report 08/22/14 Listen Globally

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Bonny Zanardi: Lordier finds beauty in the California landscape

New pastel paintings by Millbrae artist Kim Lordier are presented in "Chasing Beauty," an exhibit on view through Oct. 19 at James J. Rieser Fine Art in Carmel.

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Star-Telegram.com

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge.

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KFVS12

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they... Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond ... (more)

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Courthouse News Service

Crash Victims Can't Sue Aircraft Maker in Calif.

The family of a man killed in a November 2010 plane crash in Cuba cannot sue the French manufacturer of the aircraft in California, the 9th Circuit rules.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Cuban Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach

Trying to find the best Cuban sandwich in South Florida is like trying to find a stretch of pavement uncluttered with out-of-state plates come high season.

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CNN

Brantly's blood tests are negative

Dr. Kent Brantly , who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newindpress

Venezuela's President Pays Visit to Fidel Castro

A poster that features Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and Cuba's Fidel Castro is displayed on a glass window at the entrance of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Inside Colombia

Pope Greets Presence of Victims in Colombian Peace Talks in Havana

Pope Francis expressed being happy for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict that were heard at the negotiating table of the Government and the guerrillas of the FARC-EP installed in Havana, Cuba.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Inside Colombia

FARC leader's apology was from the heart: Colombia conflict victim

A woman whose family was massacred by FARC guerillas has received a "heartfelt" apology from the chief peace negotiator of Colombia's largest guerilla group during a break in the ongoing peace talks in Havana, Cuba, according to Colombia's Semana news magazine.

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The Miami Herald

Cuba to add security measures to pesos

Raúl Castro shakes hands with Vladimir Putin at Revolution Palace in Havana as the Russian leader began a recent tour of Latin America.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: The day the people of Havana protested in the streets

The fall of the Berlin Wall and the disappearance of the USSR had been the trigger for the beginning in Cuba of the "Special Period in Times of Peace," an economic crisis which lasted for 25 years.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Times

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Mariela Castro, lawmaker and director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education smiles before giving a press conference on the first day of the VI Regional ILGALAC Conference and the start of activities at the VII Cuban Symposium Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Havana, Cuba.

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Foreign Policy

Damn Yanquis

The idea of "democracy promotion" sells well in Washington -- it's practically untouchable.

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Babalu Blog

Discredited AP story leads Castro propaganda machine in Cuba to suffer another self-inflicted wound

In yet another indicator of the slow, inevitable decline of the Castro regime's once-vaunted propaganda machine, CubaSi reported that Minister of Public Health, Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, condemned the United States because the " Associated Press revealed this week details of a program of the U.S. Agency for International Development that used ... (more)

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