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11 hrs ago | She Knows

Meet the breed: Havanese

Choosing to add a furry friend to your growing household is a long-term commitment, and picking a breed that fits your lifestyle presents the key to a happy home.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News

15 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

The Longform Guide to Cuba

There was a lot of attention this week on Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba, with features in both Los Angeles and ESPN the Magazine .

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Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, World News,

15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Cuban government makes Good Friday official holiday

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Fidel Castro,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

An Immigrant's Perspective

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eulalia "Lala" Mooney, who spoke at a recent Tea Party meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Villanova University, Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro, Medicine

The China Post

Author and dictator, controversial friends

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez met Fidel Castro after the Cuban leader grabbed power in the 1959 revolution - the beginning of a decades-long and controversial friendship.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, South America, Colombia, Fidel Castro, Cuba, NY,

IndyMedia

The Shortwave Report 04/18/14 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, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Switched

11 Things You Didn't Know About Gabriel Garcia Marquez

HAVANA, CUBA: Colombian writer and Nobel Prize for Literature 1982 Gabriel Garcia Marquez attends 05 December, 2006 in Havana the inauguration of the XXVIII New Latin American Cinema festival being held 5-15 December.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Arts, Literature, Mesa, AZ, Journalism

Student Life

'Looking for the human behind the characters': a Q&a with ...

The Performing Arts Department production of the hilarious Shakespearean comedy "Twelfth Night" opens Thursday, April 17. Student Life recently sat down with the cast, featuring junior Kiki Milner as Viola, junior Anna Richards as Olivia and senior Will Jacobs as Malvolio, for a brief discussion on what we can expect from their production.

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Related Topix: Cuba

Times-Standard

Dave's People: Camel on the hill

Wind swept the mountainside where the camel nuzzled her baby. I had seen them from the highway and begged Nina to climb the hill with me.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, San Francisco, CA, Cuba

Boxing Socialist

Mike Tyson Making Most Of His Time In Pittsburgh Before Friday's ShoBox Telecast

ShoBox The New Generation tripleheader to enjoy arcade games with two of his children at Latitude 40 in Pittsburgh, Pa .

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Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Cuba, Bunola, PA

Tallahassee Democrat

'Guys and Dolls' pits gamblers against the Salvation Army -- Wonder who wins?

What's dis story about? Well, ya see, ya got some guys and ya got some gals. The gals are on the up-and-up mostly; the guys...well, the guys -- not so much.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News

AlertNet

Cuba - Journalist held for past ten days, charged with "terrorism"

Reporters Without Borders condemns independent journalist Juliet Michelena DA az's detention since 7 April, three days after she wrote a by-lined report for the Miami-based independent news platform Cubanet about a case of ordinary police violence she had witnessed in Havana.

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Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Condom shortage hits Cuba

First, potatoes disappeared from Cuban markets. They are back, but police are struggling to keep throngs of frantic buyers in check.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Blog News, Journalism

Missourian

Gene Vance Neff Paterson enjoyed voluteerism, studied at Stephens College

She was born July 4, 1923, to William N. and Gladys V. Neff in Abingdon, Va. She married Robert Paterson on Sept.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Stephens College, Wedding, Cuba, World News, Brazil

Babalu Blog

Brookings Institution on Cuba: The Cuban people like to be slaves

It is without a doubt one of the most pernicious obstacles to communicating the reality of Cuba that human rights activists face: the devaluing of human life of those who live in Cuba.

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

New York Daily News

As Coulson seeks 'Providence,' he faces doubt and betrayal on 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Last week's game changer continues to wreak havoc on Coulson as Agent Ward's betrayal grows and the team starts to doubt its leader.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Celebrities, Adrian Pasdar

BroadwayWorld.com

The Pedrito Martinez Group to Perform Free Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 5/3

The Pedrito Martinez Group featuring Ariacne Trujillo will take the stage at Miller Outdoor Theatre for FREE concert, Saturday, May 3, at sundown, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: New York, Cuba

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

Like many in Petare, a sprawling hillside slum of crumbling brick buildings on the eastern outskirts of Caracas, Faraiz has come to rely on Cuban physicians for free health services in a country where private care is too expensive for the poor and public hospitals have a dismal reputation.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, South America, Venezuela, Fidel Castro

Switched

Yes, White American 'Girls Next Door' Can Be Sold Into Sex Trafficking, Too

Jasmine Marino-Fiandaca, a self-described "girl next door," is challenging stereotypes regarding sex slavery victims in hopes of raising awareness about the dehumanizing industry that changed the trajectory of her life when she was just 19 years old.

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Related Topix: Hartford, CT, World News, Algeria, Africa, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cuba

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: The Revolution's Pensioners

HAVANA, Cuba. Jose Manuel Rosado, 74 years of age, from Havana del Este, stands in line at four in the morning to be among the first to "fill up his checkbook."

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, Conservative Political News

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