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12/17/2018 11:48 PM
Brazil's president snubs Cuba, Venezuela - WPLG Local 10
Brazil's president snubs Cuba, Venezuela  WPLG Local 10

Brazil's president gave a big snub to Cuba as the island deals with a grim economic forecast.


12/16/2018 10:50 PM
Cuba forecasts slow growth in 2019 as economic woes continue - Reuters
Cuba forecasts slow growth in 2019 as economic woes continue  Reuters

Cuba's economy will grow next year at about the same sluggish 1 percent pace it did in 2018 and an austerity program begun in 2016 will continue, the country's ...


12/15/2018 02:22 AM
A nightmare for passengers: Cuba doesn’t give a Miami airline permission to land - Miami Herald
A nightmare for passengers: Cuba doesn’t give a Miami airline permission to land  Miami Herald

Gulfstream Air Charter, which planned to fly between Miami and Cuba, did not receive permission from Cuba to land on the island. This weekend alone, 1000 ...


12/13/2018 03:42 PM
U.S. diplomats had inner-ear damage after ‘health attacks’ in Cuba, doctors say - PBS NewsHour
U.S. diplomats had inner-ear damage after ‘health attacks’ in Cuba, doctors say  PBS NewsHour

MIAMI — American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and ...


12/15/2018 02:48 PM
Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy - EWN
Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy  EWN

Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, hunts down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards off his rheumatism pains.


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth - The New York Times
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth  The New York Times

As the traumas of Fidel Castro's revolution fade, young Cubans are letting go of the past and embracing a new, global present.


12/17/2018 08:51 PM
Cold War 2? Russia sparks PANIC by plotting first Caribbean move since CUBA MISSILE CRISIS - Express.co.uk
Cold War 2? Russia sparks PANIC by plotting first Caribbean move since CUBA MISSILE CRISIS  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA is planning to create its first-ever military base in the Caribbean and set up the largest semi-permanent postings of Russian military hardware in the ...


12/13/2018 06:30 PM
'Not just hysteria': 25 US employees at embassy in Cuba did suffer inner-ear damage from mystery illness, study says - USA TODAY
'Not just hysteria': 25 US employees at embassy in Cuba did suffer inner-ear damage from mystery illness, study says  USA TODAY

Two dozen U.S. diplomats and government employees who experienced dizziness and ear pain from a mysterious illness while assigned to Cuba were found to ...


12/15/2018 05:22 AM
Leaders of Leftist Latin American Regional Group Meet in Cuba - Voice of America
Leaders of Leftist Latin American Regional Group Meet in Cuba  Voice of America

The leaders of a regional Latin American and Caribbean block of leftist governments met in Cuba's capital, Havana, Friday with the host warning of “right-wing ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access - NPR
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access  NPR

Cuba's state telephone company will allow mobile phone customers to use the Internet via a new 3G network, starting on Thursday. But as with previous tech ...


12/17/2018 09:42 PM
Cuba Blames Trump for Bread, Egg, Meat, and Rice Shortages Before New Year - Breitbart News
Cuba Blames Trump for Bread, Egg, Meat, and Rice Shortages Before New Year  Breitbart News

Cuba blamed "the impact of the embargo" under Trump for nationwide shortages of bread, eggs, and other basic goods.


12/07/2018 10:35 PM
Cuba president says policy changes address people's concerns, not a setback - Reuters
Cuba president says policy changes address people's concerns, not a setback  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said his government's last-minute changes to policies that went into effect on Friday following ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export - TIME
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export  TIME

The Communist country has been sending doctors abroad since 1963, bringing in billions of dollars each year.


12/11/2018 11:58 PM
US Demands Answers from Cuba on Imprisoned Dissidents - VOA News
US Demands Answers from Cuba on Imprisoned Dissidents  VOA News

The Trump administration is demanding answers from Cuba about eight of more than 100 people it says are political prisoners held by the communist ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time - CNBC
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time  CNBC

Cost of data seen as prohibitive to locals who average take home pay of $30 a month.


12/18/2018 03:49 AM
Feature: Chinese board game "Go" becomes popular in Cuba - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Feature: Chinese board game "Go" becomes popular in Cuba - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

By Raul Menchaca. HAVANA, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Cuban mechanical engineer Rafael Torres is an expert in Go, or Wei Qi, the ancient Chinese board game ...


12/03/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba asked for public feedback on a new constitution. Now it’s deciding which suggestions to include - Miami Herald
Cuba asked for public feedback on a new constitution. Now it’s deciding which suggestions to include  Miami Herald

For the first time since 1976, Cuba is completing overhauling its constitution. During a three-month public comment period, more than 7 million Cubans made ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded - The Boston Globe
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded  The Boston Globe

HAVANA — About an hour into the best American movie of all time, “The Godfather Part II,” the action moves to Cuba. It's December 1958, and we see mob boss ...


12/08/2018 09:00 AM
Can Cuba’s human rights legacy be recovered? - Miami Herald
Can Cuba’s human rights legacy be recovered?  Miami Herald

Over the past 15 years, I witnessed how Cuban diplomats undermined international human rights standards, first at the United Nations Human Rights ...


12/12/2018 11:15 AM
My Communist Cuba Initiation Began With a Kitchen Sink - The Daily Beast
My Communist Cuba Initiation Began With a Kitchen Sink  The Daily Beast

When I moved to Cuba, I had little concept of what I'd stepped into. The government, however, spared no time in introducing me to their understanding of ...


12/09/2018 09:00 AM
Internet service now available on cell phones in Cuba - WPVI-TV
Internet service now available on cell phones in Cuba  WPVI-TV

Accessing the internet on our cell phones is as normal as breathing air for most of us, but in Cuba that luxury is just two-days-old!


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba says the US is unfairly denying diplomatic visas - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Cuba says the US is unfairly denying diplomatic visas  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cuba on Thursday accused the Trump administration of unfairly denying visas to diplomats assigned to work at the Cuban Embassy in Washington, which ...


12/12/2018 10:12 PM
What if “Sustainable Agriculture” Weren't Theoretical? The Case of Cuba - Union of Concerned Scientists
What if “Sustainable Agriculture” Weren't Theoretical? The Case of Cuba  Union of Concerned Scientists

“Are you farming without fossil-based chemicals because you have to? Would you do it if you had a choice?” We put our hosts on the spot with this question.


12/18/2018 08:45 AM
Cuba's Pilgrimage of Saint Lazarus in Pictures - Havana Times
Cuba's Pilgrimage of Saint Lazarus in Pictures  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – The return to the town of El Rincon in search of the National Sanctuary dedicated to San Lazaro, makes December 17th a very busy day in the ...


12/09/2018 09:00 AM
Canadian man stuck in Cuba faces second trial, inspires Montreal protest - CTV News
Canadian man stuck in Cuba faces second trial, inspires Montreal protest  CTV News

Protesters gathered in Montreal to support a father who's been stuck in Cuba for over a year and now faces a second trial for his involvement in a fatal boating ...


12/12/2018 07:07 AM
Police reports 12/12/18: Cuba man charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl - Olean Times Herald
Police reports 12/12/18: Cuba man charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl  Olean Times Herald

CUBA — A Cuba man has been charged with multiple felony drug charges for allegedly selling what authorities described as a dangerous combination of ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned - Bradenton Herald
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned  Bradenton Herald

If you're planning to spend Christmas in Cuba, take plenty of insect repellent with you and stay away from areas where the mosquito Aedes Aegypti may be ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Trump administration is unfairly denying diplomatic visas, Cuba says - NBCNews.com
Trump administration is unfairly denying diplomatic visas, Cuba says  NBCNews.com

HAVANA — Cuba on Thursday accused the Trump administration of unfairly denying visas to diplomats assigned to work at the Cuban Embassy in Washington, ...


12/12/2018 04:40 PM
Cuba Fails to Pacify Artists as Backlash Against Censorship Law Builds - Artforum
Cuba Fails to Pacify Artists as Backlash Against Censorship Law Builds  Artforum

As the campaign intensifies against Decree 349, the new federal law that criminalizes independent cultural activity in Cuba, the government has attempted to ...


12/06/2018 09:00 AM
Elian González celebrates his 25th birthday by setting up Twitter account - Miami Herald
Elian González celebrates his 25th birthday by setting up Twitter account  Miami Herald

As Cuba rolled out 3G *service* for mobile phones Thursday, Elian González, who as a boy was caught up in a bitter custody battle between his father in Cuba ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Strengthening family ties, sparking transformation with Cuba - Episcopal News Service
Strengthening family ties, sparking transformation with Cuba  Episcopal News Service

The Episcopal Church in Cuba held its annual General Synod in Havana Feb. 21-23, 2014, and adopted a three-year strategic plan. Photo: Lynette ...


12/13/2018 05:06 PM
Cuban ballet icon Carlos Acosta stars in biopic 'Yuli,' gets Goya Award nominations - NBCNews.com
Cuban ballet icon Carlos Acosta stars in biopic 'Yuli,' gets Goya Award nominations  NBCNews.com

Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, who left the Royal Ballet in 2015, stars in biographical film 'Yuli' directed by Spaniard Iciar Bollain and scripted by Briton Paul ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba libre: exploring the island by campervan - The Guardian
Cuba libre: exploring the island by campervan  The Guardian

It's never been easy for visitors to explore this fascinating country independently. But for the first time, state-approved vans give licence to roam Cuba's ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
They were on a ‘honeymoon’ to Cuba — but they stole the yacht they used for the trip - Miami Herald
They were on a ‘honeymoon’ to Cuba — but they stole the yacht they used for the trip  Miami Herald

Aaron Burmeister and Ashley McNeil, of Big Pine Key, admitted they swiped the 40-foot catamaran sailboat named the Kaisosi on March 30 from a Lower Keys ...


12/06/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba scraps some new restrictions on private sector - Al Jazeera English
Cuba scraps some new restrictions on private sector  Al Jazeera English

Controversial rule that would have allowed only one business licence for each person and location has been dropped.


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba 'sonic attacks': Canadian diplomats say government abandoned them - The Guardian
Cuba 'sonic attacks': Canadian diplomats say government abandoned them  The Guardian

Several of those affected believe Ottawa has said little in public because it wants to maintain friendly relations with Cuba. Staff and agencies in Ottawa. Mon 19 ...


12/10/2018 06:21 PM
Furious couple left stranded in Cuba because they didn’t read the cruise ship newsletter - The Irish Sun
Furious couple left stranded in Cuba because they didn’t read the cruise ship newsletter  The Irish Sun

Kevin Rohrer and his girlfriend arrived at the dock in Havana for a 5pm departure but the schedule had been changed to an earlier time. The angry holiday ...


12/08/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba family only feels poor at Christmas - Peoria Journal Star
Cuba family only feels poor at Christmas  Peoria Journal Star

CUBA — A lack of disposable income makes Christmas a stressful time in the Speaks household.“At Christmastime, you are reminded just how poor you are,” ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Spain and Cuba agree to hold regular dialogue on human rights issues - EL PAÍS in English
Spain and Cuba agree to hold regular dialogue on human rights issues  EL PAÍS in English

Spain and Cuba signed a memorandum on Thursday that establishes a regular framework for political dialogue, including “a frank discussion on human rights,” ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Vox Sentences: Cuba is finally on the grid - Vox
Vox Sentences: Cuba is finally on the grid  Vox

Internal Facebook documents reveal troubling details of the social media platform's operations; Cuban residents are granted full internet access on their mobile ...


12/14/2018 10:48 PM
Blue Scorpion Venom Is Popular Pain Medicine In Cuba - HuffPost
Blue Scorpion Venom Is Popular Pain Medicine In Cuba  HuffPost

(Reuters) - Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the ...


12/07/2018 09:00 AM
Couple pleads guilty to stealing sailboat, sailing to Cuba | WSB-TV - WSB Atlanta
Couple pleads guilty to stealing sailboat, sailing to Cuba | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

That will be one honeymoon that will be remembered. A Florida Keys couple marked their wedding by stealing a sailboat to sail to Cuba.


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Why Cuba’s artists are protesting - Financial Times
Why Cuba’s artists are protesting  Financial Times

As Cuban art goes on show in Miami, artists back home are being jailed after protesting a draconian new law.


11/27/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba begins pulling 8300 doctors out of Brazil following Bolsonaro's comments - The BMJ
Cuba begins pulling 8300 doctors out of Brazil following Bolsonaro's comments  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5027 (Published 27 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5027. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


12/12/2018 03:46 AM
Man with ties to Cuba arrested in Pueblo County for illegal grow - KKTV 11 News
Man with ties to Cuba arrested in Pueblo County for illegal grow  KKTV 11 News

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is reporting a man with ties to Cuba was arrested for an illegal marijuana grow.


11/21/2018 09:00 AM
U.S. considering sanctioning Cuban officials over their role in Venezuela - NBCNews.com
U.S. considering sanctioning Cuban officials over their role in Venezuela  NBCNews.com

The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuela's socialist ...


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
BBC World Service - Newshour, Fidel Castro's niece on why Cuba is ready for same-sex marriage - BBC News
BBC World Service - Newshour, Fidel Castro's niece on why Cuba is ready for same-sex marriage  BBC News

Cuba is due to vote on a new constitution which paves the way for same-sex marriage.


12/13/2018 06:56 PM
Restaurateur battles staff turnover by taking workers to Cuba - CTV News
Restaurateur battles staff turnover by taking workers to Cuba  CTV News

One Montreal restaurateur has decided giving his employees an all-inclusive trip to Cuba is the best way to ensure they don't leave for a competitor.


12/12/2018 07:53 PM
Guyana President Back Home After Another Round of Chemotherapy in Cuba - Caribbean360.com
Guyana President Back Home After Another Round of Chemotherapy in Cuba  Caribbean360.com

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Wednesday December 12, 2018 – President David Granger is back from Cuba after undergoing another round of treatment for ...


12/11/2018 03:04 PM
Americans venture back to Cuba as hurricane memories, U.S. tensions... - Reuters
Americans venture back to Cuba as hurricane memories, U.S. tensions...  Reuters

U.S. travel to Cuba is bouncing back a year after Hurricane Irma and the Trump administration delivered a one-two punch to visits by Americans to the ...


12/11/2018 08:31 AM
Sinn Fein to send members to Cuba in bid to learn from Communist dictatorship’s ‘shining example’ - The Irish Sun
Sinn Fein to send members to Cuba in bid to learn from Communist dictatorship’s ‘shining example’  The Irish Sun

The party is planning a 15-day tour of the Caribbean island nation to learn more about the Cuban revolution and build links within the country.


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Without Its Flying Doctors, Cuba’s Economy Will Be in Intensive Care - Bloomberg
Without Its Flying Doctors, Cuba’s Economy Will Be in Intensive Care  Bloomberg

When the Cuban government gave the word earlier this month to recall the more than 8,000 physicians it deployed in Brazil, the media, physicians and public ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
IAEA Reviews Cuba's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework - International Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA Reviews Cuba's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework  International Atomic Energy Agency

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded a 10-day mission to review Cuba's preparedness and response framework for nuclear ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
A Close-Up Look at Health Care in Cuba - UCBANow - UC Blue Ash College
A Close-Up Look at Health Care in Cuba - UCBANow  UC Blue Ash College

Photo above: Students finish a class in the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana. While health care is always a hot topic in the U.S., a University of ...


12/13/2018 11:42 AM
Cuba is Still Living a Revolution - Havana Times
Cuba is Still Living a Revolution  Havana Times

Elio Delgado Legon. Havana street. Photo: Juan Suarez. HAVANA TIMES – After 150 years of struggle and great sacrifice, the Cuban Revolution has managed ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Cuban doctors land in Havana after program ends with Brazil - Washington Post
Cuban doctors land in Havana after program ends with Brazil  Washington Post

A first group of Cuban doctors who treated impoverished patients in Brazil have returned to Havana as both countries end a program that saw thousands of ...


11/27/2018 09:00 AM
Why Cuba Isn't Getting Much from Russia or China - The National Interest Online
Why Cuba Isn't Getting Much from Russia or China  The National Interest Online

In November 2018, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel ventured to Moscow, where Russian president Vladimir Putin warmly greeted him. In many respects ...


11/23/2018 04:09 PM
Spanish PM agrees closer ties with Cuba during historic visit - EWN
Spanish PM agrees closer ties with Cuba during historic visit  EWN

The two leaders signed an agreement instituting annual high-level political dialogue meetings between Spain and Cuba, touching on an array of topics ...


11/26/2018 09:00 AM
Is Cuba's Proposed Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Progress or a Ploy? - Pacific Standard
Is Cuba's Proposed Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Progress or a Ploy?  Pacific Standard

Cuba will revise its constitution in 2019—and one of the biggest topics under debate is Article 68, which proposes legalizing same-sex marriage. By legalizing ...


12/15/2018 03:00 PM
In United States vs. Cuba, Russia is the big winner - Miami Herald
In United States vs. Cuba, Russia is the big winner  Miami Herald

Isolating Cuba only undermines exile interests and endangers Americans: It emboldens Cuba's hardliners, driving the government toward America's enemies ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
América TeVé filmed this movie in Cuba without official permission. It debuts Nov. 27. - Miami Herald
América TeVé filmed this movie in Cuba without official permission. It debuts Nov. 27.  Miami Herald

Irene in Havana,” a short film created by America TeVe, was filmed in Cuba clandestinely without officials' permission. It debuts in Miami Nov. 27.


11/27/2018 09:00 AM
Student raped on study abroad in Cuba gets $137,500 settlement from UMN - St. Paul Pioneer Press
Student raped on study abroad in Cuba gets $137,500 settlement from UMN  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A University of Minnesota undergraduate studying in Cuba in 2014 said she was raped by a local interpreter who offered to help with her research. The U last ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Artists Arrested in Cuba for Protesting Decree Censoring the Arts - Hyperallergic
Artists Arrested in Cuba for Protesting Decree Censoring the Arts  Hyperallergic

Cuban artists were arrested after planning a sit-in at the Cuban Ministry of Culture to protest Decree 349, which puts in place unprecedented censorship of the ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
U of M settled student's Cuba rape lawsuit for $137K - MPR News
U of M settled student's Cuba rape lawsuit for $137K  MPR News

The University of Minnesota agreed to pay $137500 to an undergraduate student who said she was raped in Cuba in 2014 by an interpreter hired by the local ...


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
'I love Cuba,' Will Smith says during Havana visit - WPLG Local 10
'I love Cuba,' Will Smith says during Havana visit  WPLG Local 10

Actor Will Smith traveled to Cuba to participate in Marabana on Sunday in Havana.


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Exploring Cuba - WCVB Boston
Exploring Cuba  WCVB Boston

NewsCenter 5's Mike Beaudet explores a country full of contradictions: Cuba. A socialist nation that's eager to welcome international tourists and their money.


12/10/2018 11:41 AM
How Cubans Come Second… in Cuba - Havana Times
How Cubans Come Second… in Cuba  Havana Times

By Julio Antonio Fernandez Estrada (El Toque). Photo: Cossett Perez. HAVANA TIMES – A few days ago, a Cuban friend of mine living in Ecuador told me that ...


12/15/2018 03:33 PM
German Media Suggests Venezuela Might Become Russia's 'New Cuba in US Backyard' - Sputnik International
German Media Suggests Venezuela Might Become Russia's 'New Cuba in US Backyard'  Sputnik International

The arrival of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers to Venezuela has spurred negative reactions from some US officials, although the planes didn't carry nuclear ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Thousands of Cuban doctors leave Brazil after Bolsonaro's win - The Guardian
Thousands of Cuban doctors leave Brazil after Bolsonaro's win  The Guardian

Cuba has begun pulling out 8300 doctors working in poor and remote regions of Brazil after far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro demanded contract changes ...


11/22/2018 09:00 AM
Coast Guard returns 27 migrants to Cuba - Sun Sentinel
Coast Guard returns 27 migrants to Cuba  Sun Sentinel

A boat with 27 Cubans on its way to Florida was intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday. The migrants were returned to Cuba on Thursday.


12/11/2018 06:48 AM
Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains - The News & Observer
Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains  The News & Observer

Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination _ unless they're Cuban.


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Are energy weapons behind mystery injuries in Cuba? Unlikely, but they do exist: author - CBC.ca
Are energy weapons behind mystery injuries in Cuba? Unlikely, but they do exist: author  CBC.ca

A Canadian diplomat's reported brain injury is fuelling the mystery around the so-called "Havana Syndrome," allegedly caused by a high-pitched, cricket-like ...


12/03/2018 09:00 AM
Artists Arrested for Protesting New Decree Limiting Artistic Freedom in Cuba - Artforum
Artists Arrested for Protesting New Decree Limiting Artistic Freedom in Cuba  Artforum

Artist Tania Bruguera and Bienal de La Habana organizers Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Yanelys Nuñez Leyva were among those arrested on Monday for ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Mariela Castro reiterates support for same-sex marriage in Cuba - Washington Blade
Mariela Castro reiterates support for same-sex marriage in Cuba  Washington Blade

Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raúl Castro, on Thursday reiterated her support of marriage rights for same-sex couples during an ...


12/14/2018 05:19 PM
US diplomats did suffer ear damage after mysterious illness at Cuba embassy - doctors - RT
US diplomats did suffer ear damage after mysterious illness at Cuba embassy - doctors  RT

More than two dozen diplomats stationed at the US embassy in Cuba suffered genuine in-ear damage after a mystery illness caused “intense” pain and ...


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
Mystery illness affects another Canadian diplomat in Cuba - 680 NEWS - 680 News
Mystery illness affects another Canadian diplomat in Cuba - 680 NEWS  680 News

The future of Canada's diplomatic presence in Cuba in question after another confirmed case of a mystery illness among embassy staff. Nov 29, 2018, 5:56 PM.


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba softens new law on artistic expression - WILX-TV
Cuba softens new law on artistic expression  WILX-TV

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba is softening the impact of a heavily criticized new law that would have given government inspectors power to shut down any exhibition or ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Supporters to press Cuba for return of Quebec man caught in legal limbo - The Globe and Mail
Supporters to press Cuba for return of Quebec man caught in legal limbo  The Globe and Mail

Supporters of a Quebec man who has been in legal limbo in Cuba since the death of a fellow Canadian tourist nearly 16 months ago are taking their case for his ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
Colombia Asks Cuba to Arrest ELN Rebel Leader Under Interpol Notice - Voice of America
Colombia Asks Cuba to Arrest ELN Rebel Leader Under Interpol Notice  Voice of America

Colombia's government has asked Cuba to capture ELN rebel commander Nicolas Rodriguez, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, a sign peace talks with the ...


12/10/2018 07:16 PM
Released From Jail, Artist Tania Bruguera Vows to Remain in Cuba to Continue Her Fight Against a New Censorship Law - artnet News
Released From Jail, Artist Tania Bruguera Vows to Remain in Cuba to Continue Her Fight Against a New Censorship Law  artnet News

The performance artist Tania Bruguera was released on Thursday, along with around a dozen other Cuban artists and activists, after spending three days in jail ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
OPINION: What about the kids? The worrisome Cuba-North Korea friendship - TheChronicleHerald.ca
OPINION: What about the kids? The worrisome Cuba-North Korea friendship  TheChronicleHerald.ca

Kim Jong Un, North Korea's tyrannical leader, recently “reaffirmed historic ties” with Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuba's president. Diplomacy between Cuba and North ...


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
Metro Vancouver police officers facing new legal battle in alleged sex assault in Cuba - CBC.ca
Metro Vancouver police officers facing new legal battle in alleged sex assault in Cuba  CBC.ca

The prosecution is appealing the decision to acquit VPD Const. Mark Simms and Port Moody Const. Jordan Long, who have been held in Cuba since March.


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center offers trip to Cuba - vtdigger.org
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center offers trip to Cuba  vtdigger.org

News Release — Brattleboro Museum and Art Center Nov. 7, 2018. Contact: Erin Jenkins erin@brattleboromuseum.org 802-257-0124, ext. 113. BMAC offers ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Quebec man remains in legal limbo in Cuba - 680 NEWS - 680 News
Quebec man remains in legal limbo in Cuba - 680 NEWS  680 News

It's been more than a year since a relaxing vacation to Cuba turned into a nightmare for a Canadian family. Nov 24, 2018, 6:41 PM. Advertisement. Local.


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Federal worker hit by mystery illness in Cuba - Toronto Star
Federal worker hit by mystery illness in Cuba  Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Medical testing has confirmed that another federal employee is suffering health problems after serving at Canada's embassy in Havana.


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
ICYMI: $286k in Unclaimed Student Money, Will Smith: 'I Love Cuba' - This Week's Top Stories - NBC 6 South Florida
ICYMI: $286k in Unclaimed Student Money, Will Smith: 'I Love Cuba' - This Week's Top Stories  NBC 6 South Florida

Here's a recap of NBC6's most talked about and shared stories from this week. $286,000 in Student Meal Funds Waiting to be Claimed. In Miami-Dade and ...


12/03/2018 09:00 AM
Troops being sent to Cuba | News, Sports, Jobs - The Daily Times
Troops being sent to Cuba | News, Sports, Jobs  The Daily Times

WHEELING — More than 100 members of the 305th Military Police Company of Wheeling were deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Saturday, following an ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
How to explore Ernest Hemingway’s Cuba - The Independent
How to explore Ernest Hemingway’s Cuba  The Independent

Ambos Mundos was where Hemingway's love affair with Cuba all started,” said Esperanza, the custodian of the legendary author's former hotel room in Havana.


11/21/2018 09:00 AM
Irresponsible ignorance: Stop sanitizing Cuba's regime - Washington Examiner
Irresponsible ignorance: Stop sanitizing Cuba's regime  Washington Examiner

Picture a photo of a girl in a blue summer dress, posing on a vintage red Chevy, surrounded by decaying architecture with the “capitolio,” modeled after our own, ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
President George H.W. Bush stood strong for a free Cuba | Opinion - Sun Sentinel
President George H.W. Bush stood strong for a free Cuba | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

The late President George H.W. Bush is well remembered for facilitating the democratic transition of Eastern Europe, but he also kept a close eye on Communist ...


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
NEMO Minister meets with Belizean students in Cuba - Breaking Belize News
NEMO Minister meets with Belizean students in Cuba  Breaking Belize News

On November 29, 2018, while on an official visit to Cuba, Edmond Castro, the Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management, met with a group of ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Fears for Brazil's healthcare system as Bolsonaro sends Cuba's white coat diplomacy packing - The Telegraph
Fears for Brazil's healthcare system as Bolsonaro sends Cuba's white coat diplomacy packing  The Telegraph

Angelita Santos cried when she heard the doctors were leaving. Health director in a town in the south-eastern state of São Paulo, she was aghast to hear that ...


11/21/2018 09:00 AM
Bolton to meet with Brazil’s far-right elected leader next week. Mission? To confront Cuba - McClatchy DC Bureau
Bolton to meet with Brazil’s far-right elected leader next week. Mission? To confront Cuba  McClatchy DC Bureau

President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet next week with Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to discuss a regional strategy in ...


11/26/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba's most valuable export: its doctors - TRT World
Cuba's most valuable export: its doctors  TRT World

Cuba over the last 50 years has honed in on its medical expertise to be able to punch above its weight in the international arena and garner soft power.


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
What about the kids? The worrisome Cuba-North Korea friendship - The Conversation - Canada
What about the kids? The worrisome Cuba-North Korea friendship  The Conversation - Canada

The new friendship between North Korea and Cuba is puzzling. The two countries should share values as socialist republics, but their brands of socialism are ...


12/08/2018 09:00 AM
Almagro Comments on Cuba's Role in Venezuela and Nicaragua - Havana Times
Almagro Comments on Cuba's Role in Venezuela and Nicaragua  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – The OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, denounced on Friday the alleged participation of Cuban citizens in the violation of human rights in ...


11/18/2018 09:00 AM
Canada’s brain-injured Cuba diplomats speak out about Ottawa’s silence - The Globe and Mail
Canada’s brain-injured Cuba diplomats speak out about Ottawa’s silence  The Globe and Mail

For members of the tight-knit community of Canadian diplomats based in Havana, life became terrifying and disorienting last year – and many of them, speaking ...


12/11/2018 07:30 PM
Cuba Police make narcotics bust - Wellsville Daily Reporter
Cuba Police make narcotics bust  Wellsville Daily Reporter

Police: Narcotics sale featured dangerous combo of fentanyl mixed with heroin.


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba's president travels abroad, firms up relations, gains economic support - People's World
Cuba's president travels abroad, firms up relations, gains economic support  People's World

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel returned to Havana November 15 after a multi-nation trip to Russia, North Korea, China, Vietnam, and Laos. He and his ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
Cocaine cowboy Willie Falcon deported, but not to Cuba - Sun Sentinel
Cocaine cowboy Willie Falcon deported, but not to Cuba  Sun Sentinel

One of South Florida's most infamous cocaine cowboys — Willie Falcon — has been deported to the Dominican Republic after his bid to stay in the United States ...


 

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