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  1. Interview with Rosa Maria Paya: The U.S. is negotiating with Cuba's ruling casteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Babalu Blog

    ... she looks favorably on the advance in relations between both countries - in her own words: "And attempt to include Cuba as part of the international community is good, provided the inclusion is of all of Cuba, not just the government." Paya believes ...

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  2. Cuban rafters stopped from marking Fourth in USARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... 90-mile voyage to America. Gallons of water. Crackers. Pieces of fish. A medical kit. And two bottles of Havana Club, Cuba's signature rum. Instead, they were intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton and spent the week aboard the ...

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  3. Milbank: Obama's once-tired presidency springing back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    'This," President Obama said in the Rose Garden on Wednesday as he announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba, "is what change looks like." This echo of his 2008 campaign theme was self-congratulatory but deserved, coming at a time of unexpected hope late in his presidency.

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  4. Happy Birthday, USARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... quality of dialogue and diplomacy is evident in the American Government's recent about-turn in its relationship with Cuba. Ever since the US imposed an embargo on Cuba just over 50 years ago, Jamaica, and other countries have consistently used ...

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  5. How to tell if your Cuban cigars are real or fakeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Business Insider recently sent three reporters to Havana, Cuba to experience the city as tourists. One of the top priorities on our list was to buy some authentic Cuban cigars.

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  6. Obama Pays Tribute to Military Members, Wishes Women's Soccer Team Luck in Weekly AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... to him in more than fou... (NEW YORK) -- JetBlue is taking advantage of the thawing tensions between the U.S. and Cuba. In a press release out Friday, JetBlue announced they had operated their first cha... (FARGO, N.D.) -- A North Dakota man who ...

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  7. Gerardo Hernandez: 'I will do it again'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... to. In 2001 he was convicted by a Miami court and handed down two life sentences for sending intelligence back home to Cuba. The court said his actions assisted in the murder of Cuban exiles - in the shooting down of two planes - who were attempting ...

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  8. From lame duck to 'consequential' president, Barack Obama ramps upRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... authority on the big Pacific Rim trade deal he had been championing, and this week he announced the U.S. and Cuba would reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, another step in his policy to re-start diplomatic relations with old enemies. ...

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  9. Editorial: Let freedom ringRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    This week President Obama announced the next step in the quest to lower the diplomatic temperature between the United States and Cuba. On July 20, the president said, Cuba will reopen an embassy in Washington, D.C., while America will reestablish a full embassy in Havana for the first time since 1961.

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  10. Language success at Ilkley Grammar SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    Kezia Finch, Flora Lee, Emily Robson, Emily Priest, Helena Carslaw and Bethy McKeefry completed their tasks in Mundo Hispano; an online competition run by York University. In the final week the team dressed up as Argentinian gauchos as they made a final South American stop in their journey through the Spanish speaking World: Spain, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Cuba and Argentina.

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  11. New Yorkers board first flight to Cuba in over 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Post

    JetBlue started round-trip service from JFK Airport to Cuba on Friday - the first major airline to offer a weekly connection from the city since JFK, the president, restricted travel to the Caribbean island more than 50 years ago. Ground staff celebrated the inaugural trip by flying a massive Cuban flag at JetBlue's terminal Gate No. 1 comment

  12. 5 Interesting College Football Facts You May Not Know: Vol. 1Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Gamedayr.com

    ... Each week we will touch on five college football facts and stories fans may not know. There Used To Be Bowl Game In Cuba Named The 'Bacardi Bowl' - In the early 1900s, Havana, Cuba played host to a bowl game called the " Bacardi Bowl ." It was also ...

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  13. Stars' July 4 plea to free ShakerA host of Hollywood stars, musicians ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette

    ... Shaker Aamer freed. British resident Mr Aamer, 46, has been detained without trial in the US maximum security prison in Cuba for 13 years despite being cleared for release in 2007. London mayor Boris Johnson and comedian-turned-activist Russell ...

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  14. From Fidel to Facebook Cuba launches first public Wi-Fi hotspots in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... with the whole world. You can know what's going on around the planet," Cruz said. "It's magnificent, just what all of Cuba was waiting for." Home dial-up connections are tightly restricted and generally not available to the public. Home broadband is ...

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  15. Hopes rise in Havana for U.S.-Cuba tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Cubans watch US President Barack Obama talking on TV about the reestablishment of full diplomatic ties with Cuba, in Havana on July 1, 2015. AFP/YAMIL LAGE HAVANA: As word spread that the United States would soon turn its interests section into a full-fledged embassy in Havana, Cubans standing outside the mission Wednesday voiced hope for a better future.

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  16. Cuban baseball stars on USA tour defectRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... for Santiago. Hernandez is a 28-year-old who averaged .355 for Matanzas in 2014-15. Defections have continued to hit Cuba's national team despite a decision in late 2013 to raise athletes' salaries and let them sign lucrative contracts to compete ...

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  17. CIFO names Eugenio Vald s Figueroa director and chief curatorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... art researcher and curator of international contemporary art at the Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art in Havana, Cuba. The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation is dedicated to the exhibition, promotion, and support of Latin American artists. ...

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  18. President Obama regains momentum: Dana MilbankRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    "This," President Obama said in the Rose Garden on Wednesday as he announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba, "is what change looks like." This echo of his 2008 campaign theme was self-congratulatory but deserved, coming at a time of unexpected hope late in his presidency.

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  19. Fearing change in sweetheart deal, Cubans flock to USRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... preference to Cuban immigrants will change. Since 1966, America's Cuban Adjustment Act has offered any citizen of Cuba admission and permanent residence in the US after spending one year in the country, with no yearly quota on immigrants. In Cuba, ...

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  20. Glenn Garvin Reviews a Documentary on Sharks in Cuba and a Will Ferrell Noir ParodyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Within weeks of the Obama administration's announcement last December that it would resume diplomatic relations with Cuba, the Internet nearly sank under the weight of new pages urging everybody to "see it now before it changes." Because, apparently, a poverty-ridden, one-party police state teeming with cheap hookers and expensive mojitos would quickly be vulgarized by an influx of American tourists once U.S. travel restrictions eased.

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