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  1. ObituariesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    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.


  2. Rio 2016: Cubans confident in their boxers' fistsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... condition. We will compete in Rio with the aim of winning six medals: three gold, one silver and two bronze," said Cuba boxing coach Rolando Acebal a few days ago in Havana. "They well fulfilled the planned parameters but there are still some ...


  3. Reports from Cuba: 'It has sparked harsh repression'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    The harassment against the Patriotic Union of Cuba intensifies. Several activists of the opposition organization have denounced the up to five raids that took place in the early morning hours this Thursday.


  4. Astros to sign Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra, per's Jesse SanchezRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes

    ... busy on int'l market. Source: HOU inked SS Anibal Sierra, 22, for $1.5M. He signed under int'l signing guidelines. #Cuba He has an aggressive line-drive approach at the plate and good hands on defense. Scouts like his bat and his raw power. The last ...


  5. Cuban dissidents assess effectiveness of Obama's Cuba policy:...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    Being that they are all Cuban dissidents and live on the island, no one in the White House gives much credence to their assessments. President Obama prefers to get his information about Cuba directly from the apartheid regime and the bevy of yes-men that surround him.


  6. Feature: A culinary revolution grips HavanaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... top of economic reforms, thawing relations between Havana and Washington in recent years have brought more tourists to Cuba. Food options have become plentiful in the wake of growing tourism with new restaurants and new flavors springing up. Image ...


  7. Castro regime agents disrupt memorial service for Oswaldo Paya and Harold CeperoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... orts that they have been able to arrange two Masses for the souls of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero: one in Santiago de Cuba at Don Bosco church and one in Spain at the church of San Fermin de los Navarros in Madrid.


  8. Pat Shingleton: "Hurricane Father and The Tempest"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WBRZ

    On July 23, 1893, Father Benito Vines died in Havana, Cuba. Father Vines is regarded as the preeminent hurricane scholar of the 19th century.


  9. Mets Insider: Cespedes in center field becoming less of a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Yoenis Cespedes was back in the lineup Friday night after missing Wednesday's game to nurse his strained right quad. The Cuban slugger has missed five games and the injury will probably nag him the rest of the season.


  10. Cuban team to face U.S. in baseball friendliesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Cuban baseball team will face the United States ' university team in five friendly matches starting on Saturday on the Caribbean island., it was announced on Friday. Cuba coach Roger Machado called up Catchers Yosvani Alarcon, Osber Pena, Ariel Martinez and as infielders, Yasiel Santoya, William Saavedra, Raul Gonzalez, Jefferson Delgado, Yeniet Perez, Yorbis Borroto, Yolbert Sanchez and Dainier Galvez.


  11. North Carolina Museum of Art installs work by Cuban artist Yoan Capote in Museum ParkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    ... variety of media-painting, photography, video, sculpture, and installation-Yoan Capote, who lives and works in Havana, Cuba, makes works of art that poetically capture both highly personal experiences and universal issues of power, difference, ...


  12. Women In Cuba Are Skateboarding Into The RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vibe

    Skateboarding, a pastime politically rooted in contesting private property by intruding into public space, is burgeoning a cultural revolution in Cuba, fronted by the island's younger generation. Among the most dedicated riders of the country's rising skateboard culture are women, whose very presence is a direct affront to traditional notions of gender and machista culture.


  13. Man Uses Fake United Airlines In-Flight Video to Pull Off Mile-High ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... ith the cabin crew, applaud. The Santa Monica, California, man said he's looking forward to marrying Beucher in Havana, Cuba, next spring. He added that he's looking forward to "even more laughter and travel."


  14. Alaska Air Group has another record quarter; profits fueling Virgin purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... lso announced July 7 that Alaska Airlines is one of eight domestic carriers tentatively approved for flights to Havana, Cuba. Alaska has said its direct flights would originate from Los Angeles, but a start date for


  15. Cuba: How to get there ahead of the American tourist invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Laguna Niguel News

    Fashion models are driven in vintage American convertible cars along the Malecon to take part in the Chanel fashion show in Havana, Cuba. Two young girls sit outside of the Casa del Habano, Cigar's House, at the Historic Center of Trinidad, in Sancti Spiritus province, Cuba.


  16. Reports from Cuba: Repression instead of solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Babalu Blog

    The topic of discussion among Havanans today is not only the intense heat and "the evil of it," but also the beginning of the persecution and repression against self-employed taxi drivers who have raised their prices. Given the lack of public transport, which has been going on for a long time, the so-called "boatmen" - as the private drivers are called - have been a boon to citizen transport, helping to alleviate the problem.


  17. Vocalist Barbara Dane to Release 'Throw It Away ...,' Her First New...Read the original story

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... of military bases in Japan and Europe. In l966, Barbara became the first American musician to tour post-revolutionary Cuba. (Nine of her earlier recordings are available on her web site, , and another five of her classic ...


  18. Cuba's Oswaldo Paya: A Story of InjusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Babalu Blog

    ... last 25 years in the Communist island. In 1988, PayA founded a political movement to promote democratic transition in Cuba. The most prominent effort was the Varela Project, a draft law that - through the collection of more than 11,000 signatures ...


  19. American Airlines reports 44% decline in 2Q earnings, but meets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... from Charlotte, with service expected to begin in November. American also won permission to fly to five other cities in Cuba, at Camaguey, Cienfuegos, Holguin, Santa Clara and Varadero, as part of an Obama administration to restore relations with ...


  20. Judge ejects unruly 9/11 defendant from Guantanamo war crimes courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... on Thursday, bin Atash was removed from the court after an outburst. (Associated Press) GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, CUBA - An alleged Sept. 11 plot deputy who rejects his lawyers got himself booted out the war court Thursday, averting a showdown over ...