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Cuban Cuisine Heats Up in D.C. and Beyond

Posted on: Aug 27 2015 - 7:03am | #0
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Cuba still feels like an undiscovered country for most Americans, and many now want to travel there as restrictions ease. Cuba Libre’s chef Guillermo Pernot While airlines are readying charter flights and cruise lines are preparing ships to meet the new demand, Chef Pernot will take a break from his Penn Quarter and Philadelphia restaurants to lead a tour group to some of the best eats on the island, including an organic farm and Havana’s top “In Havana, they don’t eat like in Miami,” Pernot said. Click here to read the original article...

Cuba and Belgium seek to boost trade

Posted on: Aug 27 2015 - 2:49am | #0
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HAVANA, Cuba — Interested in diversifying trade, entrepreneurs of Cuba and Belgium will seek on August 27 in Havana new business opportunities in key sectors such as construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals....

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Let Canadians Vote! Constitutional challenge failed.

TODAY CUBA – This is for Canadians only living in Cuba (and anywhere but Canada). Your help is needed to raise funds to launch an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to secure voting rights. In 1993, Canadians living abroad more than 5 years, had their right to vote withdrawn. For a while, Canadians were able to reset the 5-year clock by returning to Canada...

Posted on: Aug 26 2015 - 8:52am | #0
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Those Mysterious Flagpoles

David Feith of the Wall Street Journal pointed out one of the more puzzling sights visible when the U.S. Embassy was opened again in Havana after having been shut down for half a century. No, it wasn’t the sight of American and Cuban diplomats shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries before challenging each other — like prizefighters touching gloves before the opening round. Click...


El Paquete: While Illegal, It's Cuba's Number One Employer

Posted on: Aug 25 2015 - 9:51am | #0
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The crash occurred at 4:53 p.m. on Wyoming State Highwa… — The Air Force will nominate Airman First Class Spencer Stone for the Airman’s Medal, the services’ highest award for non-combat bravery, Air Force … — You get it once a week. It costs 5 CUC , which is roughly $6.50, and comes fully loaded with the latest in television, music, movies, apps,… Corn and soybean conditions held steady in the week ended Aug. 23, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report. Click here to read the original article...

War on women? 'Say si si' in Cuba

Posted on: Aug 25 2015 - 7:50am | #0
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A week after Secretary Kerry saw the U.S. flag go up in Havana, the Castro regime is not changing at all. It’s still the same island that we knew last December except that a U.S. flag watches Cubans get pushed...

Lake Erie Moment: East High graduate to study medicine in Cuba

Ashley Craig, 22, hugs longtime friend Shaye Beason, 23, during a celebration in Erie for Beason before she leaves to study medicine in Havana, Cuba. GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE TIMES-NEWS Family and friends of Shaye Beason met at the JFK Center in Erie recently to share an early Thanksgiving meal before she leaves town for medical school. Click here to read the original...

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