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  1. Louisiana lawmakers look to future of U.S.-Cuba trade under President TrumpRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... from the Trump Administration, and other lawmakers in the U.S., is the oppression of the Cuban people under the Raul Castro regime. Abraham says Castro is evil, but American commerce can help create change. He says it is not realistic to wait for ...


  2. Adriana Cohen: President's successes trump biased mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    I have to wonder: Are left-leaning outlets trying to manufacture negative political narratives to smear President Trump's image? Or is the wall-to-wall TV coverage serving to detract from the president's many successes - including job creation - since he took office? What we do know is that throughout his two terms in office, President Obama's administration got very different treatment. Did mainstream media lambaste Obama for cozying up to Raul Castro last year? Did they attack him for attending a baseball game with a serial human rights violator who subjected dissidents to torture? Predictably, when Dems cozy up to dictators or other questionable characters, lefty media either looks the other way or it finds a way to applaud them.


  3. Last-minute Obama action on Cuban refugees strands defectors in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    ... defected are now caught in limbo in Colombia, having escaped out of Venezuela - and they may have to go back to Raul Castro's "paradise": Just like Lezcano, there are over a dozen Cuban doctors and other medical professionals who abandoned their ...


  4. Individual freedoms are essential to living meaningful livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Babalu Blog

    ... control structure of Cuba's totalitarian system. They view the minimalist economic reforms introduced by General Raul Castro with the same sense of encouragement that the Autonomistas attached to General Martinez Campos' apparent forbearance. Some ...


  5. Cigars, trad and a meeting with Farc - all in a week's work for President HigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Independent.ie

    It took off with a whirlwind trip to meet rebels in the Colombian jungle and ended dancing a Cuban jig to the voice of Liam A' MaonlaA - dinner with Cuban President Raul Castro was lodged in between. President Michael D Higgins visits Escuela Nacional de Danza, Havana, where he was entertained by Irish and Cuban performers on the last day of his state visit.


  6. Open letter to Irish President HigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Babalu Blog

    Mr. President I have followed your visit to Cuba with great interest upon learning that human rights would be part of the dialogue during your stay. Only to be disappointed by what I would hope that in your continuing conversations with General Raul Castro that you request that physician, family man, Christian Democrat and Eduardo Cardet Concepcion be freed.


  7. Hundreds of Cubans deported after US immigration status end: CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Yahoo!

    ... relations after a half-century of hostility that Obama helped engineer in 2015 along with Cuban President Raul Castro. Now, overland Cuban migrants are treated like those who have attempted to cross into the United States by water and can be sent ...


  8. Center for a Free Cuba Press Release on U.S. Cuba PolicyRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Babalu Blog

    In an urgent letter sent to five congressmen and three senators, which is circulating on Capitol Hill this afternoon, the Center for a Free Cuba charges that "Obama bureaucrats are still running US Cuba policy," despite President Donald Trump's commitment on reciprocity as the basis for relations between Washington and Havana. The letter says that Miguel Fraga, the first secretary of General Raul Castro's embassy in Washington, will visit Montana State University next week to orchestrate support for the Cuban regime, but that no American diplomats have been invited to speak at Cuban universities on the island.


  9. Reports from Cuba: The Spirit Of The Executions Still Haunts La CabanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Babalu Blog

    ... often blurred, conserved in old photos." Abreu's project is a history of the Cuban regime, today in the hands of Raul Castro, who wants to erase, above all, those days when this place was used for executions after summary trials, to make examples or ...


  10. Irish President in Cuba to talk about human rights. sort...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Babalu Blog

    ... Latin America exhibition, is "close to my heart". On Wednesday, he spent four hours with his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, including a bilateral meeting and a dinner at the Palace de la Revolucion . No agenda was set. A range of regional, national ...


  11. President Higgins 'gets his point across' on human rights in Cuba visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D Higgins welcomed the EU's human rights involvement in Cuba in a keynote address yesterday - having "skilfully and intelligently" brought up the issue with President Raul Castro earlier this week. President Michael D Higgins at the Plaza de la Revolucion where he met with President Castro in Havana, Cuba.


  12. Chat with... Keith Johnston, SHU professor and band directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... to Cuba - possible as travel restrictions recently eased when former President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro began normalizing the countries' relations - was actually born in Haiti. Johnston has taught at music summer camps in Haiti ...


  13. Human rights on agenda as President Higgins meets Castro in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Independent.ie

    Human rights and LGBT issues were top of the agenda during an historical four-hour meeting between President Michael D Higgins and Cuban leader, Raul Castro. Human rights and LGBT issues were top of the agenda during an historical four-hour meeting between President Michael D Higgins and Cuban leader, Raul Castro.


  14. There are few things more "America First" than fixing what Obama broke in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Babalu Blog

    ... months after the death of Fidel Castro, questions are increasing about the future of Cuba after 85-year old Raul Castro steps down in early 2018. A power struggle is occurring within the incoming leadership, and it is unknown as to who will take ...


  15. Castro Takes Round 1 in Twitter War with CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Roll Call

    ... saying "As a Cuban, I'm quite familiar with standing up to the Castro brothers," referring to Cuba's president Raul Castro and his late brother Fidel. . @TedCruz on a Joaquin Castro challenge: "As a Cuban, I'm quite familiar with standing up to the ...


  16. Cuba responds to its youthsFeb. 15, 2017, 8:24 PM AstRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Trinadad Express

    ... model of democracy Elsewhere, in an apparent demonstration of preparation for generational change, President Raul Castro and other members of the country's historic leadership have been attending and being photographed at youth-dominated events. ...


  17. Terrorism, organized crime prompt millions more for borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CBC News

    ... million in loans to Cuba, according to the supplementary estimates. Trudeau visited Cuba and met with President Raul Castro in November 2016. As it has many times in the past, the Department of Employment and Social Development is writing off 32,554 ...


  18. Get a grip: How Trump's legendary handshake is making America great againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | ABC News

    ... all our certainties drain away. How much damage was done to Obama's foreign policy credentials last year, when Raul Castro of Cuba apparently decided that he had won the US President in a raffle? These are important matters that cannot be left to ...


  19. 'Everything is going to be very different': Shut out by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Babalu Blog

    ... under Trump's leadership will help them reverse the steps taken by President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro to normalize relations between the two countries. "Everything is going to be very different," predicted Rep. Carlos Curbelo, another ...


  20. The art of the deal in Cuba: Risks and opportunities for Trump administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    As the Trump administration considers foreign-policy directions, this is a good time to outline the choices on Cuba and some of the risks and opportunities that present themselves in this year of change. Cuba is at a crossroads after the death of Fidel Castro and the coming replacement of Raul Castro, who will retire in January 2018.