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  1. A Cruise Ship Without Tourists Arrives in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    "The first US cruise liner to visit Cuba in about four decades arrived in Havana on Monday, May 2nd without a single tourist on board." This was published by the Cuban newspaper Granma.

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  2. Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to Cuba This YearRead the original story

    Wednesday | US News & World Report

    Embracing the unexpected, carrying cash and relying on a trusted cultural travel agency are a few ways to get the most out of your trip. A land of contradictions, Cuba is as fascinating as it is confusing; as beautiful as it is heartbreaking; and as challenging as it is freeing.

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  3. First Time in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Journal-Pioneer

    It's almost a five hour flight from Charlottetown to Varadero, Cuba. Our flight has been delayed due to military training and strong winds over Florida.

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  4. Vin Diesel, Chanel spark cultural backlash in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Daily Herald

    In this May 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. Actor Vin Diesel flashes a heart-in-hand to the crowd ahead of the presentation of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's "cruise" line for fashion house Chanel, along Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba. The mostly foreign audience arrived in specially hired classic American cars.

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  5. The daiquiri, the mojito and the Cuba Libre to be celebrated at CubaNostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Miami Herald

    Cuban cocktails have been well-known throughout the world since the island became a popular tourist destination more than half a century ago. They compete in popularity with Cuban music, food and dance - and even the old cars that today maneuver through Havana's streets.

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  6. Havana, Cuba: a Spirited City in TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Counterpunch

    Try forty-three minutes! This is the time it took, on May 9, 2016, for our chartered jet plane to fly 228 miles from Miami, Florida, to Havana, Cuba. As it approached the island, I saw so much green, I thought we were landing in the West of Ireland.

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  7. Fathom cruises to Cuba/Dominican Republic so popular Carnival extends seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Examiner.com

    Due to the popularity of its unique social impact Fathom brand ship, Adonis, Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today via press release, that it is extending the ship's season in the Caribbean through December 2017. "The move comes as demand continues to grow for Fathom - a different kind of cruise that combines one's love of travel with the desire to make a difference in the world," the announcement stated.

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  8. Cuba Cruise Travel Guide: Everything you need to know before you goRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    As the Fathom ship Adonia launches a regular schedule of biweekly cruises from Miami to Cuba, passengers on the week-long voyage will find a few changes in scheduling and activities from the inaugural May 1 trip, the first to the island by a U.S.-based passenger ship in nearly four decades. With the 704-passenger ship set to leave PortMiami every other Sunday for a week-long voyage to Havana, Cienfugos and Santiago de Cuba, herea s what our reporter learned when he traveled on the Adonia's maiden voyage to Cuba.

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  9. Buena Vista Social Club prepares to say adiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | USA Today

    Nearly 20 years after the debut of the Buena Vista Social Club, it's still difficult to explain how the Cuban band became such an international sensation. Buena Vista Social Club prepares to say adiA s Nearly 20 years after the debut of the Buena Vista Social Club, it's still difficult to explain how the Cuban band became such an international sensation.

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  10. A&K offers people-to-people Cuba cruise aboard Le PonantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Examiner.com

    Abercrombie & Kent has announced two luxury yacht sailings for people-to-people land and cruise experiences in Cuba for 2017. Sailings are March 1-11 and March 9-19 .

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  11. Photos: A Trail Running Adventure in Cuba's Sierra Maestra MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Competitor Magazine

    In early March, we spent several days running some of remote trails of the Sierra Maestra mountain range in Cuba. We ran the densely forested singletrack trails to the historic Comandancia de la Plata-Fidel Castro's long-ago rebel camp that served as the birthplace of the Cuban Revolution-and up and over Pico Turquino, the highest peak in Cuba at 6,476 feet above sea level.

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  12. 10 reasons Cuba should be your next vacation destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | CBS News

    There's been more effort to foster positive relations between Cuba and the U.S. in the past few years than we've seen in decades. In fact, President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the island in nearly a century.

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  13. Cruise ship passengers break away from guided tours to see real life in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Stuff.co.nz

    While still basking in the glow of the enthusiastic welcome they received from hundreds of Cubans at the dock in Havana, some Adonia passengers began to wonder if two days of guided tours gave them an accurate picture of the harsh realities of everyday life on the communist-led island. "I didn't feel any oppression at all.

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  14. Q&A with Tara Russell of Carnivala s Fathom on social impact cruising, future of the brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 8 | The Miami Herald

    Service-learning trips to the Dominican Republic are having an impact on travelers, as well as on the communities visited, she says Tara Russell, president of Fathom, with a student in the Dominican Republic. Fathom's week-long cruises to Puerto Plata on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic focus on social impact and volunteer activities.

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  15. What It Was Like on the First U.S. Cruise to Cuba in 50 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Conde Nast Traveler

    Travelers choose cruises for a variety of reasons: ease, comfort, the oft-repeated claim that you only have to unpack once. But the 700-odd people who boarded the MV Adonia in Miami on May 1 for a weeklong journey weren't just thinking about buffet meals and shore excursions: They were preparing to make history.

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  16. Florida youth baseball team to make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Teammates Daniel Valdes and Chrisitan Odio workout during a Fort Myers Baseball Academy team practice Tuesday evening in Fort Myers. As part of the Fort Myers Baseball Academy Giants, ages 13-14, Christian and his teammates will become the first youth baseball team from Southwest Florida to compete in Cuba.

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  17. Employees stay, and the business takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 8 | Automotive News

    Keeping salesperson turnover to a minimum bolsters Bomnin Chevrolet's customer referral and repeat business and thus helps its new-car sales grow at an above-industry pace. For example, the sales manager Bomnin reported to when he first started as a salesperson at a Nissan store in Miami in 1996 now is his Internet manager at Bomnin Chevrolet, also in Miami.

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  18. Scenes From the First U.S. Cruise to Cuba in 50 YearsRead the original story

    Saturday May 7 | InsideFlyer

    Carnival Corporation made history this week when the Adonia, operated by Carnival's Fathom brand, sailed into Havana. The voyage began on May 1 in Miami, and Adonia arrived Havana the morning of May 2, 2016.

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  19. First US cruise in decades set to arrive in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... Revolution and ended entirely after Castro overthrew the U.S.-backed government. After Carter dropped limits on Cuba travel, 400 passengers, including musical legend Dizzy Gillespie sailed from New Orleans to Cuba on a 1977 "Jazz Cruise" aboard the ...

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  20. Adonia passengers returning from Cuba with memories, keepsakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    South Florida Sun Sentinel Photojournalist Joe Cavaretta captured some of the Cuban faces that greeted him and fellow passengers from the Adonia on their historic cruise to Cuba South Florida Sun Sentinel Photojournalist Joe Cavaretta captured some of the Cuban faces that greeted him and fellow passengers from the Adonia on their historic cruise to Cuba SANTIAGO DE CUBA -- Like a majority of his fellow passengers on the cruise ship Adonia, Luis A. Rodriguez had never been to Cuba before this week. But, as the son and grandson of Cuban exiles, he had been hearing about Cuba, speaking its language, and seeing his ancestral homeland in dreams his entire life.

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