Havana, Cuba Newswire (Page 7)

Havana, Cuba Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Cuba Is Importing Workers to Help It Build Hotels FasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Skift

    French construction group Bouygues is employing more than 100 Indian laborers to work on a hotel it is building in Cuba, breaking a taboo in the Communist-run country on hiring foreign labor in order to meet increased tourism demand. The Cuban government removed a key barrier to hiring foreign workers with the passage of a 2014 foreign investment law that authorized "special regulations" concerning foreign workers under "exceptional circumstances."

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  2. Colombia celebrates peace and prosperity at independence anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Korea Herald

    In late June, moving on from five decades of fratricidal warfare, the Colombian government and armed guerilla group FARC agreed to a cease-fire as part of a peace process that had dragged on for nearly four years. In Havana, Cuba, under the watchful eyes of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and five Latin American heads of state, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono inked the fourth point of the six-part pact, which would disarm and disband the crime syndicate with more than 6,800 bandits across the thickly forested country.

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  3. Rio 2016: Cubans confident of their boxers' fistsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Havana, July 24 : Cubans have confidence in the power of their boxers' fists and the country hopes to finish in the top 20 in the medals table at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. Boxing has been the "flagship sport" of the Caribbean country and its hopes were high for the boxers to bring home some gold medals, reports Xinhua news agency.

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  4. ObituariesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Claudina Rodriguez was born in Quivican Havana, Cuba on Aug. 23, 1916. She passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Key West Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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  5. Cuban vice president sends off Olympic delegationRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Havana, July 17 : Cuba's First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel handed over the national flag to two-time wrestling Olympic champion Mijain Lopez for the Rio de Janeiro Games next month and urged the 120 athletes that make up the island's delegation to perform at the best of their abilities. In a ceremony at Havana's Revolution Square on Saturday, Diaz-Canel handed the Cuban flag to Lopez who has been the island's bearer since Beijing 2008, reports Xinhua.

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  6. Cuba's Elian Gonzalez now a bearded college graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Newsday

    In this Dec. 20, 2014 file photo, Elian Gonzalez, center, the young Cuban rafter who was at the center of a bitter custody battle in 2000 between relatives in Miami and his father in Cuba, is recognized with applause during the legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba. Cuban government website Cubadebate reported Friday, July 15, 2016, the now 22-year-old Gonzalez received his diploma in industrial engineering from the University of Matanzas.

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  7. U.S. Men's National Team to play historic game against CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Isportsweb.com

    ... to be determined. The historic game against Cuba will take place on October 7, 2016 at Estadio Pedro Marrero in Havana, Cuba at a time to be determined. You can catch the U.S. play Cuba on ESPN and Univision networks. Born and raised in San Antonio, ...

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  8. Cuba: Two new imported Zika casesRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    Via Prensa Latina: Cuba confirma dos nuevos casos importados de zika . [Cuba confirms two new imported Zika cases] Excerpt, with my translation: El Ministerio de Salud PAoblica de Cuba confirmA3 hoy dos nuevos casos importados de virus zika, los que suman un total de 27 hasta la fecha.

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  9. News Analysis: U.S.-Cuba ties improve, obstacles remain, says expertRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... Honored guests wait to attend Karl Lagerfeld's "Cruise" line for Chanel at the Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba, May 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Liu Bin)(dh) Washington's tendency toward domination largely defines White House policy, not just toward ...

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  10. Meet the young hustlers cashing in on Cuba's booming black marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... name, earned enough money selling clothing on the black market to purchase a plot of land in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba adjacent to her parent's house. She built her own home on it and shows off the shiny faux-wooden surfaces of the recently ...

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  11. The Shortwave Report 07/15/16 Listen GloballyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | IndyMedia

    A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home.

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  12. Cuba warns cabbies not to raise fares amid energy crunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A man cycles alongside taxi drivers near the Capitol building in Havana, Cuba, Friday, July 15, 2016.

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  13. Astros sign Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel to a 5-year, $47.5 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Crawfish Boxes

    Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has proven time and again that he never takes a day off. The Astros have made moves at some of the oddest times with Luhnow at the helm.

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  14. US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Brunswick News

    U.S. and Cuban officials have held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana, with no new agreements announced. A Cuban Foreign Ministry statement says its delegation again complained about U.S. rules that let islanders who reach American soil stay, and also a U.S. policy of granting entry to Cuban medical professionals on overseas missions.

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  15. Yes, you can take a walking tour of Philly from the comfort of your homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... historic cities eventually," Wilson said. "We've got New Orleans in the works. ... In fact, we're even doing Havana, Cuba, which is going to be kind of unique because most people won't be able to go there but (they) can download and listen to the ...

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  16. Mick Jagger Is Going to Be a Father Again at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | SFGate

    ... n of his own, welcomed twin daughters at age 68, with his wife Sally. The Stones, who played a historic show in Havana, Cuba, in March, are scheduled to play a handful of dates in Indio, California, and Las Vegas in October.

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  17. Cuba urges U.S. to end policy of spurring illegal immigrationRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Cuba on Thursday once again urged the United States to end its so-called "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy, which gives Cuban immigrants special treatment. As delegations from the two countries met in Havana for the latest round of bilateral talks on immigration, Cuban officials "once again expressed their deep concern for the persistence of the 'wet-foot, dry-foot' policy" and other laws that grant automatic entry "to those who arrive illegally, regardless of the ways and means they use," Cuba's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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  18. Jazzing up July: New Mexico Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    "Master" designations come for many reasons. The first is age, as in "old master," a label frequently given, without insult, to long-dead painters.

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  19. My Journey From Louisiana to Havana, and Back AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2013 | The Nation

    Three days preceding my leaving New Orleans for Cuba, Alton Sterling was murdered in Baton Rouge. Not 24 hours later, we were reeling from the aftermath of yet another police murder.

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  20. Cuba's Secret SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    The Truth Revealed looks beyond the politics and propaganda at the Cubans themselves. People like Adolpho, a tobacco farmer who had open-heart surgery ten years ago and still tends his fields.

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