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35 min ago | Suria

Trade and travel ties grow for Cubans,...

A rise in trade and travel is helping bridge a gulf that has divided Cubans from expats in Florida for more than half a century, experts said.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Florida,

2 hrs ago |

Ferry company plans to start runs at Port Manatee as early as summer

A ferry company that wants to start taking travelers to Cuba as early as this summer has chosen Port Manatee as its port of origin.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Bradenton, FL, Representative Vern Buchanan, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Manatee County, FL

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a gifted writer but no hero

The obituary of Garca Mrquez that I would most like to read will never be written.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Ventura County Star

Confronting the Holocaust: The United States Response-SS. St. Louis ...

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County will hold a general meeting, co-sponsored with Temple Adat Elohim, on Sunday, In May 1939, a passenger liner, the SS St. Louis, carrying 937 ... (more)


Related Topix: Ventura, CA, Ventura County, CA, Cuba, World News, Germany,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

In this April 1, 2014, file photo, ttudents gather behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Cuba,

The Washington Times-Herald

Cuba is running out of condoms

Cubans have grown accustomed to shortages. From food staples to energy to toilet paper, basic goods regularly become unavailable due to the island's isolation from key international markets.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, AL, HIV/AIDS, Health, Human Sexuality

Star Tribune

Lawyer: US man imprisoned in Cuba determined to go home in next year, either alive or dead

The lawyer for U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for more than four years in Cuba, said Wednesday his client is certain he will go home in the next year, be it alive or dead.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Prison,

Caribbean News Now!

US fines Dutch travel agency for breach of Cuba embargo

HAVANA, Cuba -- The US Treasury Department has imposed a $5.9 million fine on the Dutch CWT BV travel agency for engaging in commercial relations with Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News

Fausta's blog

Well, there's at least one person out there who dislikes Gabriel Garcia Marquez more than I,

One of the great phonies and bootlickers of leftist dictators has passed from the scene.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Fidel Castro

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Art Daily

Breese Little presents Corridas y Venidas, Elio Rodr guez's first solo exhibition in the UK

Elio Rodriguez, Forest On The Walls VI, 2014, Fabric, Rubber, 50 x 45 x 25 cm. Photo: Courtesy of Breese Little.


Related Topix: Cuba, NY, Cuba, World News, Spain,

Downtown Austin

Cuban Restaurant in Downtown Austin - Pleasant Storage Room

As far as I know, there aren't currently any Cuban restaurant concepts in downtown Austin proper.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Cuba, World News,

Myrtle Beach Online

2014 Cuba film festival to honor Garcia Marquez

In this Dec. 7, 2004 file photo, Colombia's writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, right, speaks with fans at the inauguration of the 26th Havana Film Festival in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro, Entertainment

Barnstable Patriot

Barnstable students delight in Cuban adventure

STUDENTS TOGETHER Students from Barnstable High School share a moment with students from a Cuban art program on April 21 as part of their cultural and educational trip to the island country.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Education Etc., Gay/Lesbian

WMAL-AM Washington

Cuba's Solution To A Condom Shortage? Hand Out Old Ones, Ignore The Expiration Date

HAVANA, Cuba) -- A shortage of supplies has Cuban health officials worried, as the country's stock of condoms dwindles down.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News,


Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro

Norwalk Citizen News

Cuban-American leaders helped 'Cuban Twitter'

In this Feb. 1, 2014 file photo, Raul Moas, center rear, executive director of the nonprofit organization Roots of Hope, addresses a group during a "Hackathon for Cuba" event run by Roots of Hope in Miami.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Cubans get Hollywood, football fix...

Black market sales of USB sticks loaded with Hollywood blockbusters, pop music or football are booming in communist Cuba, where content-starved consumers are snapping them up to escape the dreary offerings of state-run media.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Raul Castro,

Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: BMBSHL flexes her musical powers

Edmonton electro-pop artist and producer Brenna MacQuarrie performs Safe Place Song with drummer Kurtis Scultz and keyboardist Brad Simons.


Related Topix: Lana Del Rey, Pop/Rock, Cuba, World News,

The Miami Herald

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

Frank Terpil says he once tried to hire two Cubans from Miami to assassinate an enemy of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi .


Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, AL, Prison

Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Friday, April 25

Alexey Marti & Urban Mind Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, percussionist Alexey Marti moved to New Orleans in 2008 to study jazz at the University of New Orleans.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Cuba, World News, Chucho Valdes, Indie, Brazil