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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Posted on: Dec 21 2014 - 5:42am | #0
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Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice. “He always tells me things are better there,” Martinez said, gesturing with her chin toward the sea leading to Florida. Click here to read the original article...

VIDEO: Castro delivers defiant speech

Posted on: Dec 21 2014 - 3:55am | #0
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The Cuban President, Raul Castro, has addressed the closing session of parliament just days after announcing an agreement with the United States to re-establish diplomatic ties. Source: BBC...

Drummond: Change in Cuba policy long overdue

Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. These are all the U.S. presidents whose administrations have come and gone since the U.S. imposed an economic embargo on Cuba in 1960 in an attempt to force Fidel Castro from power. Click here to read...

Posted on: Dec 21 2014 - 2:38am | #0
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On CNN, Rangel Brushes Off Cuba Harboring Cop-Killing Terrorist

On Friday’s CNN Newsroom , liberal Rep. Charlie Rangel completely downplayed how the communist regime in Cuba has harbored a fugitive cop-killer for decades. Anchor Carol Costello raised how Joanne Chesimard, who was named to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List in 2013, was ” granted asylum by Fidel Castro .” Click here to read the original article...


Cuba Deal Is Major Victory for Pope's Diplomatic Initiatives

Posted on: Dec 20 2014 - 10:44am | #0
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Pope Francis smiles as he leaves after an audience with Italian athletes in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Dec.19, 2014. A flash mob on St. Peter’s Square danced the tango earlier this week to honor Argentine Pope Francis on his 78th birthday. Click here to read the original article...

No smoke: Americans still can't puff with impunity on Cuban cigars

Even with the announced thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, commercial sales of Cuban cigars remain illegal in the U.S. A worker is shown selecting cigars at the H. Upmann cigar factory in Havana, Cuba, March 1, 2013, where people can take tours as part of the 15th annual Cigar Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ramon Espinosa WASHINGTON – At the cigar...

Posted on: Dec 20 2014 - 2:25am | #0
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