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Saturday | Babalu Blog

We Ain't Got, No Satisfaction

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones celebrates his seventy-first birthday today. It's a celebration for him.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Fidel Castro, Cuba, World News, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pravda

Russia to give Cuba $1m to restore damage from Hurricane Sandy

Officials with the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia would give Cuba a million dollars for the restoration of damaged housing in the province of Santiago de Cuba.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Cuba, World News

Malaysian National News Agency

Cuba, China Signed 29 Bilateral Cooperation Accords

Cuba and China signed 29 bilateral cooperation accords on Tuesday, during the official visit here by President Xi Jinping.

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Related Topix: Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Xi Jinping, Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Xi wields economic might on Latin America tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up a nine-day Latin American tour in Cuba on Wednesday, heading home with dozens of deals underlining Beijing's growing interest - and influence - in the region.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Cuba,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Babalu Blog

Cuba: Castro State Security threatens supporters of slain dissident Oswaldo Paya with machete attack

Oswaldo Paya fought his fight for a free, just and democratic Cuba with a commitment to non-violence and his faith in and love for the Cuban people.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Nuance Galleries opens show of 15 Cuban artists

In 2013, Robert Rowen of Nuance Galleries, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, purchased a collection of several hundred works by 20th century Cuban artists.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Cuba, World News

The Star Online

Xi to bolster trade with Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro at the Revolution Palace in Havana, on July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Cuba, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Fidel Castro

Daily Times

Cuba on July 26 : July 23, 2014,

Very soon, on July 26, we will be commemorating another anniversary of the assault on the "Moncada" and "Carlos Manuel de Cspedes" garrisons when so much time has passed since those events took place.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Saveur.com

Papa's Favorite Poison

Years ago, I had little use for the daiquiri. I regarded it as a fruity, frothy, adolescent concoction, made for injudicious college drinking and the "specialty cocktail" page at chain restaurants, all too often impregnated with artificial colors and flavors.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cuba Travel, Caribbean Travel, Inventions, Science / Technology, Cuba, World News

Reuters

Cuba hopes for more investment as Chinese president arrives

Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a two day visit to Cuba on Monday evening, stirring hopes on the island that China will finally invest in the country after a number of important deals never materialized.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Raul Castro, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Fidel Castro

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Report: Russia will reopen spy base in Cuba

If true, the Russian move would complicate, if not halt, any Obama administration effort to warm up relations with Havana.

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Related Topix: Prison, University of Miami, Vladimir Putin, Cuba, World News, US Military, US Navy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Cuban 'dissident' says he was really an infiltrator

A Cuban lawyer has confessed that he was a State Security collaborator for the four years he spent portraying himself as a dissident and harshly attacking two of the country's most active opposition groups.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Babalu Blog

Religious persecution in Cuba increasing: Home church demolished by Castro regime forces

An evangelical pastor and his family were homeless Monday, July 7, after government forces destroyed their home in eastern Cuba which was used as a house church, Christians said.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Cuba dedicates Festival of Fire to Suriname

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba -- Cuba has dedicated the 34th Fiesta del Fuego in honour of Suriname, a unique and exotic country in the Americas that has put on display its rich ethnic and cultural expressions that derive from Africans, Amerindians, Dutch, Hindustanis, Javanese, Jews, and Lebanese, which ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Babalu Blog

Castro State Security carries out violent raid against headquarters of human rights group in Cuba

Once again, here is yet another sterling example of the munificent and magnanimous reforms of Cuba's benevolent dictator Raul Castro.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Cuba, World News, Conservative Political News, US News

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