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Friday Aug 15 | Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: New alliance between dissident groups

The Patriotic Union of Cuba and the Pinero Autonomous Party formalized an alliance Monday in Santiago de Cuba.

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Friday Aug 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

Pianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World

"Music was in the air in Santiago. It had a huge influence on me," admitsCuban-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Arun Ortiz.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KKLA-FM Glendale

Cuba Permits Construction of New Catholic Church for First Time Since 1959

The Republic of Cuba will allow a Catholic church to be built in the Communist state.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Babalu Blog

Religious persecution in Cuba on the rise

Christian Solidarity Worldwide has today released a new report on religious freedom in Cuba, which shows that the number of documented violations of religious freedom almost doubled in the first half of 2014 compared to 2013.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BBC News

Cuba to build first Catholic church in decades

Metal bars salvaged from the stage built for Pope Benedict XVI's visit will be used to build a new church On a hill behind Cuba's most important Catholic shrine, there is a heap of steel bars lying in the long grass.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

This church in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, was recently restored. In the past year, the country has eased restrictions on religious activity.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Veteran Cuban Musician Rey Cabrera to Release Brand New Album

Cuban born vocalist and master of the tres, a traditional Cuban style guitar, brings his finest latin jazz music to the North American audiences this coming August 5th.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yucatan Living

Cuba, Our Mysterious Neighbor: Part II

Havana Harbor is the heart of activity that brought the city of Havana to life and it remains the focal point of a considerable portion of the city's economic success.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Was Moncada necessary?

A great deal has been written about the assault on Moncado Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Carlos Manuel de CA©spedes Barracks in Bayamo on 26 July 1953.

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Babalu Blog

Parasitic Raul Castro clings to Chinese dictator during his entire visit

Perhaps not. After all, in all parasitic relations, the parasite feeds off the host, but in this case Raul was clearly the parasite, never letting go of Xi during the entire visit.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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