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La Habana, Cuba News

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

13 min ago | The Miami Herald

Cuban boxer Mauricio Rodríguez Mireles starts new life after 20 years in prison

Mauricio Rodríguez Mireles, who came to the U.S. from Cuba as part of the Mariel exodus, is starting his life over after serving a 20-year prison sentence for drug trafficking.

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17 hrs ago | Reuters

Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, Small Business, Personal Finance,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

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Examiner.com

Today in Rock: September 1

On this day in 1956 Jerry Lee Lewis, then only nineteen years old, goes to Memphis to audition for Sam Phillips at Sun Records.

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Related Topix: Florida, Cuba, World News, The Steve Miller Band, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Tribune

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers'...

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami.

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Washington Examiner

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: You can't come in

"You can't come in," a young doorkeeper emphatically tells a young man, while gesturing for him to move away from the door.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Raul Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

Vatican nuncio criticizes Castro regime in Cuba

The Apostolic Nuncio officiated a Mass in San Pío de Pietrelcina, located in the Italian city of Castro Marina.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Italy,

The Baltimore Sun

Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said.

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Reuters

Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

IndyMedia

The Shortwave Report 08/29/14 Listen Globally

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

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Israel, Middle East

Inside Colombia

FARC must be recognized as a political party before disarmament: FARC negotiator

Colombia's largest rebel group will not disarm until it is recognized as a political movement, according to a FARC peace talks negotiator.

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Medical News

Vaccine boosts advanced NSCLC patient survival

Investigation of a vaccine targeting a glycoside present in non-small-cell lung cancer has demonstrated efficacy as a switch therapy for patients with stable, advanced disease after chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Lung Cancer, Cuba, World News, Medicine

Babalu Blog

Young Fidel idolater gets lots of attention from Reuters & the usual gang of propaganda recyclers

Reuters, the Associated Press, CNN, PBS, and their ilk just love to portray Cubans as happy-go-lucky noble savages who are very pleased with their so-called Revolution and its leaders.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Angel Santiesteban transferred to La Lima prison

The information was provided to 14ymedio by Lilianne RuA z, a freelance journalist who visited the police station at Acosta and Diez de October streets where the narrator and blogger was detained.

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Business Wire

2014 Berkeley Film Foundation Awards

The BFF gave this year's $25,000 Saul Zaentz Award to Ghost Town to Havana by filmmaker Eugene Corr.

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CBS Local

Too Much Truth - Helping Abeeku Ricks

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman introduces to the 1380 WAOK listeners a remarkable young man.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Calvary Commission celebrates 37th anniversary with conference

Calvary Commission in Lindale will celebrate its 37th Anniversary with its Annual Breakthrough Prayer and Missions Conference that starts this week.

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