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  1. GOP Senate candidates slam Obama, "Washington Republicans"Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Washington Times

    ... congressman from Ponte Vedra Beach, said he's "sick and tired of an administration that treats (Cuban President) Raul Castro and (Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali) Khamenei better than it treats the prime minister of Israel." DeSantis promised to ...

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  2. Cuba: Getting Gitmo closedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Fausta's blog

    I fully expect the Obama administration to close not only the prison but also the U.S. base at Guantanamo, after which, Obama will do a turnkey ceremony in Havana with photo-op with Raul Castro. Here's the latest headline, on the latest hurdle: Obama, Congress head for showdown over defense bill curbs on Gitmo The House version of the fiscal defense authorization bill, now in House-Senate conference, contains language that prohibits transferring any Guantanamo detainees abroad or to the United States.

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  3. Commentary: The curious politics of disadvantaging your ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Cuba. It is not as if the matter of Cuba's human rights practices is off-the-table of discussion between the Raul Castro and Obama governments. The issue is still very much a part of the negotiations taking place between the two governments for the ...

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  4. Blame it on the weather: Is extreme drought behind the Castro...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Babalu Blog

    ... to import 80 percent of the food needed to meet the demands of its 11.2 million inhabitants, with President Raul Castro calling on Cubans to produce everything that could be harvested in the country. Since 2008, Castro's administration has delivered ...

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  5. U.S. and Cuba 90 miles apart by sea, worlds apart on what normal meansRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... different notions of "normal relations." The Cuban government has laid out an explicit protocol, what President Raul Castro has outlined as mutual respect for self-determination, national sovereignty "on the basis of sovereign equality" and to ...

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  6. Cuban dissidents rally in Puerto Rico for real change: Cuba activists ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Babalu Blog

    ... the public a question of order. The questions for the plebiscite have not yet been decided, but they could be: 'Raul Castro, yes or no?' or 'communists, yes or no?'" Pardo Lazo said.

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  7. Get your "calmantes" (tranquilizers) ready! Papal visit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Babalu Blog

    ... And here is the busy schedule for Pope Francis, Vicar of Christ, which includes a "courtesy visit" with monster Raul Castro and none at all with dissidents Prayer to Our Lady of Charity with bishops and the papal entourage in the Minor Basilica of ...

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  8. President Obama's foreign policy in Cuba and elsewhere: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Babalu Blog

    ... international airspace by Cuban warplanes under the command of Cuba's then-Minister of the Armed Forces, General Raul Castro. Obama received in exchange an American hostage languishing in a Cuban jail for the crime of distributing computers among ...

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  9. Another failure is no surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Chronicle

    ... advantage. If you're baffled by the situation with Iran, just take a look at Cuba. Thanks to President Obama, Raul Castro scored the biggest victory of his career, securing everything from much needed finances to unprecedented global legitimacy. ...

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  10. U.S.-Cuba relations are warming, but embargo stays firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | New York Daily News

    ... Ramapo College, posted on Facebook last month during a visit to the island. President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands during their meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama last April. The leaders of the United ...

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  11. U.S.-Cuba relations have always been far from 'normal'Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... different notions of "normal relations." The Cuban government has laid out an explicit protocol, what President Raul Castro has outlined as mutual respect for self-determination, national sovereignty "on the basis of sovereign equality," and to ...

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  12. Cuban doctors fleeing Venezuela protest for US visasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Washington Post

    ... of oil a day worth about $3.2 billion a year in exchange. The 2006 U.S. program is designed to deprive President Raul Castro's communist government of an important source of foreign revenue. Cuba has not made public how much it pays doctors on ...

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  13. To Secretary Kerry, Venezuela is already a failed state thanks in part to the Castro regime in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Babalu Blog

    ... mission to undermine the United States with drugs and use the profits to fund guerrilla and terrorist movements. Raul Castro faced a federal indictment for drug trafficking in the 1990s but the Clinton administration quashed it. Despite ample ...

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  14. Spanish businessman kicked out of Cuba by grandson of Cuban dictatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Babalu Blog

    ... During that boom, without realizing he was walking down a dark and slippery path, he met the grandson of Gen. Raul Castro, Raul Guillermo Rodriguez Castro, who became a nightly regular at Shangri-La. But the budding friendship ended, like Hector and ...

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  15. Party on, party animals, and let the good times roll: Cardinal Ortega and King Raul enjoy love feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Babalu Blog

    The Castronoid Ministry of Truth reports that Cardinal Jaime Ortega y Alamino, Archbishop of Havana, paid a very "cordial" visit to his bosom buddy "Army General Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers" earlier this week , on August 17. The two friends chatted about the pope's impending visit and other "issues of mutual interest between the Cuban State and the Catholic Church." No details were released concerning what was served as a "snack during this tete-a-tete.

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  16. US-Cuba relations still far from normalRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... different notions of "normal relations." The Cuban government has laid out an explicit protocol, what President Raul Castro has outlined as mutual respect for self-determination, national sovereignty "on the basis of sovereign equality," and to ...

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  17. U.S.-Cuban love affair continues, via jazzRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    Long before the U.S. flag rose above the reopened American embassy in Havana last Friday, jazz was linking two feuding nations. Long before President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro went on TV last December to announce a thaw in relations between the countries, jazz musicians from both places nurtured ties that transcended politics.

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  18. How Brookings Institution (and others) mislead about Cuba's 'Entrepreneurs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Babalu Blog

    " In Raul Castro's Cuba, many small and medium-sized private businesses are yielding good returns to their investors. As the author discovered during his recent return to the island, successful entrepreneurs are reinvesting profits into their expanding enterprises - pointing to the emergence of a new group of on-island capitalists capable of generating some badly needed capital accumulation for the Cuban economy ."

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  19. A Witness To History: Guest DJ Arturo O'FarrillRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... he recorded with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. That record was made in Havana, just two days after President Raul Castro announced to the island nation that he and U.S. President Barack Obama had agreed to normalize relations after a 54-year ...

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  20. Kerry joins Cuban Foreign Minister for grand tour of hotel in Cuba stolen by Castro regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Babalu Blog

    ... a shadow company of Castro's Ministry of Tourism, which is headed by Colonel Manuel Marrero Cruz, a confidant of Raul Castro. Col. Marrero Cruz previously ran Gaviota, S.A., a similar shadow company of the Cuban Ministry of the Armed Forces ...

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