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  1. US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.

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  2. US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.

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  3. Gratitude and caution over new Cuba policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DFW Catholic

    Washington D.C., Dec 18, 2014 / 02:29 pm .- Catholic bishops in the U.S. and Cuba rejoiced at the historic announcement of a new relationship between the countries, while some U.S. leaders warned the policy shift could have negative consequences. "Engagement is the path to support change in Cuba and to empower the Cuban people in their quest for democracy, human rights and religious liberty," said Bishop Oscar Cant of Las Cruces, N.M., who chairs the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

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  4. Questions and answers about traveling to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    While the U.S. plans to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean island nation, globe-trotting tourists won't be able to hop on a plane to Havana anytime soon. It remains illegal for most U.S. citizens to travel to - and spend money in - Cuba.

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  5. Udall sees opportunity for New Mexico in open Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Sen. Tom Udall, who recently visited Cuba to explore business and cultural opportunities for New Mexico, said he is pleased with President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with that island nation. Sen. Tom Udall , who recently visited Cuba to explore business and cultural opportunities for New Mexico, announced in a statement that he is pleased with President Barack Obama 's decision to normalize relations with that island nation.

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  6. closeup of former President Jimmy CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KOAT-TV

    Former President Jimmy Carter lauded the decision to normalize diplomatic relations with and ease sanctions imposed on Cuba, steps he said would benefit the Cuban people and not the country's autocratic rulers. Carter said President Barack Obama's decision to change the dynamic of the U.S.-Cuba relationship "very wise and courageous" and said he hopes Congress will move to end the embargo on Cuba.

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  7. Local Cubans react to restored US-Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KOAT-TV

    ... room. Garcia says he thinks of his homeland on a daily basis because he still supports his family there. "My family in Cuba depends directly on the government," Garcia said in Spanish. "We sometimes sent them money to help them survive." Garcia said ...

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  8. Cuban exiles react to President Obama's announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WPBF

    Members of the Cuban exile community gathered outside the Versailles Restaurant on Eighth Street in Little Havana on Wednesday to voice their concerns about President Obama's plan to normalize relations with Cuba . "I think it's an awful day for Cuba.

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  9. Virginia Peninsula residents have mixed views on renewed Cuba-US relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... travel and some small economic restrictions, which the White House hopes will stimulate a nascent private sector in Cuba. Obama spoke strongly about what he described as the failures of the policies of the last five decades, essentially a U.S. ...

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  10. US-Cuba thaw could benefit farmers, energy and travel firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Silver City Sun-News

    In this April 21, 2010 file photo, economist and rice farmer Thomas Wynn pulls a rice plant from the ground to show its shallow root system, making it ideal for growing in the soil found in much of Wharton County in East Bernard, Texas. U.S.-Cuba trade is poised to resume after President Barack Obama on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 announced plans to re-establish diplomat relations with Havana, and economic ties are expected to follow.

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  11. Cuba poised to join the Internet ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    Internet access in Cuba is heavily restricted and the cost is well above what most Cubans can afford. Just 5% of Cubans have unfiltered access to the Internet, according to Freedom House, a watchdog group.

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  12. Alan Gross released from Cuba after five years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | New York Daily News

    Alan Gross reportedly chowed down on the American plane that ferried him home from Cuba, accompanied by his wife, Judy Gross. Alan Gross , arrives at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington, D.C., around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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  13. Obama: US re-establishing relations with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday and declared an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity. "These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked," Obama said in remarks from the White House.

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  14. Opinions strong on U.S.-Cuba policy changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    Church bells rang out Wednesday afternoon in Havana, marking a major moment in history -- Cuba and the United States are easing diplomatic relations after decades of ice-cold tension. The news that President Barack Obama would outline such a massive change has been met with passionate opinions in the United States though it wasn't clear how average Cubans felt about it.

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  15. Pope aids change in U.S.-Cuba policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    In June, Pope Francis made headlines when he excommunicated members of the Mafia and then halted his motorcade on the way back home to the Vatican to bless a severely disabled young woman. Pope Francis -- the Catholic Church's first Latin American pontiff -- rang in his birthday Wednesday with a major geopolitical wish granted: the end of a half-century of frozen relations between the United States and Cuba.

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  16. AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity. As Obama spoke, Cuban President Raul Castro addressed his own nation from Havana.

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  17. 9 questions: Get up to speed on Cuban embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    So get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba. The U.S. began imposing sanctions against Cuba after Fidel Castro seized power in 1959 and soon after nationalized more than $1 billion in American assets on the island.

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  18. KRQE News 13Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Fire investigators are looking into a fire on the front porch of a home in Albuquerque. The fire started around 3:30 a.

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  19. U.S. moves expected to ease Cuban trade restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    The United States is planning to ease trade restrictions on Cuba. It is a major step that could lead to finally ending the Cold War era embargo, a tasty prospect for business in both countries.

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  20. Cuba releases Gross; Obama to ease relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KOAT-TV

    ... community to the Internet. Former President Jimmy Carter and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson have both traveled to Cuba on Gross' behalf, but have been unable to secure his release. U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since ...

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