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  1. The wait is over for Cuban baseball superstars after defectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... the majors with the permission of their government. Their father, Lourdes Gurriel Sr., is close with Fidel and Raul Castro, and is considered a legend in Cuban baseball. In an interview in Havana in late October, Yulieksi, a slugging third baseman ...

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  2. Is Cuba safe for gay travellers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Xtra!

    ... made major strides in reaching the gay community. For the last few years, Mariela Castro - daughter of President Raul Castro - has championed gay rights in Cuba, and the world has noticed. But does the country really deserve to be moved to the top ...

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  3. Pope to meet Russian Orthodox patriarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Albany Times Union

    ... Church with Eastern Orthodox churches. The breakthrough also highlights Francis' ties to Cuba, as President Raul Castro "was involved in organizing the meeting," said the Rev. Federico Lombardi , the Vatican spokesman, at a news conference. He said ...

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  4. The Great Christian Rapprochement, Cuban StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Switched

    ... until now. Beyond the initiative of protagonists such as Pope Francis, Patriarch Kirill and Cuban premier Raul Castro, it is IS who has driven Catholicism and Orthodoxy into each other's arms. Systematic persecution, including wholesale slaughter, ...

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  5. As U.S. tourism in Cuba surges, Californians bet on wine tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | NWAonline

    ... American, part of a 76 percent surge in U.S. tourism -- to 161,174 last year -- that followed presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama's declaration of detente at the end of 2014. Hoping to ride both trends, about 100 California wine producers, ...

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  6. Pope Che's Havana rendezvous with Patriarch Kirill raises many questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Babalu Blog

    ... - surprise! - Patriarch Kirill's close relationship with Czar Vladimir resembles the love affair between King Raul Castro and Cardinal Jaime Ortega. And - another surprise! - Patriarch Kirill's friendship with Czar Vladimir has provided the head of ...

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  7. Californians want rum-crazy Cuba to start drinking wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... American, part of a 76 percent surge in U.S. tourism - to 161,174 last year - that followed Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama's declaration of detente at the end of 2014. Hoping to ride both trends, about 100 California wine producers, ...

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  8. Pope Francis and Russian patriarch to meet in Cuba in historic breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Gazette

    ... Vatican's chief spokesman, told journalists. Francis will be welcomed from the papal plane by Cuban President Raul Castro - whom he met during his visit to Cuba last September before coming to the U.S. - before the private meeting with Kirill, which ...

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  9. Pope Francis set for historic meeting with leader of Russian Orthodox ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Age

    ... Church with Eastern Orthodox churches. The breakthrough also highlights Pope Francis' ties to Cuba, as President Raul Castro "was involved in organising the meeting", said the Reverend Federico Lombardia , the Vatican spokesman, at a news ...

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  10. Daily : Bernie and Hillary, Popes and Patriarchs, January and JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Atlantic

    ... the heads of the Roman Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church in over a thousand years. Cuban leader Raul Castro played a key role in bringing the two clerics together, succeeding where earlier attempts by Popes John Paul II and Benedict ...

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  11. Pope Francis announces historic meeting with Russian Orthodox Church leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... two leaders will meet for nearly two hours before signing a joint declaration at an event hosted by Cuban leader Raul Castro. Metropolitan Illarion, foreign policy chief of the Russian Orthodox Church, said Friday there were still basic ...

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  12. Francis's 1,000-Year Orthodox SurpriseBy Barbie Latza NadeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Daily Beast

    ... It is also a country where Catholics were long suppressed under Soviet influences. There is no word whether Raul Castro will receive the leaders, but one might envision such a three-way photo opportunity as a way to further bring Cuba back into the ...

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  13. Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Havana airport, deliver public speeches and sign a joint statement. The meeting was brokered by Cuban President Raul Castro, who hosted the pope in Cuba last year. The Vatican helped arrange the rapprochement between Cuba and the United States. Such ...

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  14. Meeting Between Pope And Russian Orthodox Patriarch Will Be 'First In History'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... Latin America next week, the Russian Orthodox Church says . Patriarch Kirill will be in Cuba to visit President Raul Castro; as NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports, "Pope Francis will make a previously unscheduled stopover on his way to Mexico for a ...

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  15. Pope Francis, Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to meet for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | UPI

    ... Schism, some 1,000 years ago. It is planned that the Pope will be greeted a Havana's airport by Cuban President Raul Castro and Patriarch Kirill before Francis and Kirill sit down to a private conversation , and the signing of a joint declaration. A ...

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  16. Pope to hold historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Church headRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Stabroek News

    ... and that the meeting was expected to last at least two hours. It was arranged with the help of Cuban President Raul Castro, who hosted the pope in Cuba last year. "This meeting of the Primates of the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church, ...

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  17. 'First in history' - Pope Francis to meet Russian Patriarch in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | DFW Catholic

    ... will be on an official visit until Feb. 17. The Pope will be greeted by both the Patriarch and Cuban president Raul Castro at the airport. From there, they will head to the presidential room of the airport, where Francis and Kirill will have a ...

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  18. Is it 'adios' for Chavizmo in Venezuela?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | American Thinker

    ... not be a direct national security threat to the U.S. It could pull the rug from under the Castro regime, unless Raul Castro can find a sugar daddy to bail out Cuba. It will also have an impact on regimes in Ecuador and Bolivia who are close to ...

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  19. LOPEZ: Cuba open, not freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Cavalier Daily

    ... respective heirs with no signs of doing away with violence and coercion to repress free-speech. Additionally, Raul Castro's increasingly popular role in foreign affairs is a sign that the world is starting to recognize the legitimacy of the island's ...

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  20. Pope to Meet Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Voice of America

    ... two men are set to hold about two hours of talks at the Havana airport, at a summit arranged by Cuban President Raul Castro. Afterwards the pope will be traveling on to Mexico for a previously planned trip. The Vatican said the meeting will take ...

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