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  1. Actress Elizabeth Pena Of 'Lone Star,' 'Modern Family' Dies At 55Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Cuban-American actress Elizabeth Pena has died at age 55. She played dramatic roles in movies such as La Bamba and Lone Star , and appeared in sitcoms including Modern Family . She grew up in an artistic family in Elizabeth, N.J. Her father, an actor and playwright, and her mother, an arts administrator, founded the Latin American Theatre Ensemble in New York.

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  2. Secret Talks And Back Channels Pervaded U.S. Relationship With CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    For five decades, the official U.S. policy on Cuba was one of silence. But, the real U.S. relationship with Havana involved secret negotiations that started with President Kennedy in 1963, even after his embargo against the island nation, say the authors of the new book Back Channel to Cuba .

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  3. Crews Search For Wreckage Of N.Y. Couple's Plane Near JamaicaRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Search teams are looking for signs of a private plane that crashed in the ocean near Jamaica Friday, after diverting from a flight path that was to have taken it from New York to Florida. The plane attracted the attention of both the U.S. and Cuban military after its pilot ceased communications.

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  4. Treasure Hunt: Discoveries From The Latin Alternative Music ConferenceRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Once a year, Felix Contreras and I head to New York for the Latin Alternative Music Conference.

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  5. Miami Stores Enjoy Thriving Business From Cuban ShoppersRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    On the map, it's right next to Miami. But culturally speaking, Hialeah, Fla., is just as close to Havana. 2 comments

  6. We Said, 'No Car Pictures.'Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    When NPR photographer David Gilkey was headed off to Cuba to shoot some of our stories , I told him, as his photo editor, that there was one clichA he should absolutely avoid: cars.

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  7. Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The FutureRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    When you arrive at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, you're greeted with a barrage of billboards with the popular Cuban government slogan promoting tourism: "Cuba, where the past and the present converge."

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  8. Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The FutureRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    When you arrive at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, you're greeted with a barrage of billboards with the popular Cuban government slogan promoting tourism: "Cuba, where the past and the present converge."

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  9. With Cash And Fat Fryers, Americans Feed Cuba's Growing Free MarketRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Every day, you can see signs of a subtle change in relations between Cuba and the U.S. at Miami International Airport.

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  10. Cuba's Budding Entrepreneurs Travel A Rocky Road Toward SuccessRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    When Americans think of business in Cuba, they think of government-owned enterprise.

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  11. In Blocks And Bricks, A Minimalist Returns To The GalleryRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Now nearly 80, Andre scrounged industrial materials - timber, bricks, squares and ingots of metal - and arranged them in groups on the floor.

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  12. Artist Says Vatican Should Give Citizenship to Illegal ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Freedom of expression. Masculinity. Drug trafficking. Immigration. These are some of the topics inspiring 40 contemporary Latin American artists whose work is now on view at the Guggenheim Museum. 14 comments

  13. Clinton Position On Cuba Signals New Political EraRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    One of the few revelations in former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book about her time in the Obama administration, is that she urged President Obama to end the U.S. embargo against Cuba.

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  14. Juan Formell: Remembering Cuba's Musical NonconformistRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Los Van Van leader Juan Formell, who died May 1 in Havana, often said it was the group's job to make people dance.

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