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As if things weren't Badenov: Even in good times, Russians are villains in Hollywood

The fact that Moscow is behaving badly - with President Vladimir Putin meddling in Ukraine's presidential affairs last December, annexing Crimea in March and now, despite denials, likely supporting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine - has validated Americans' view of "evil" Soviets lurking in the new Russian empire.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Are the economic changes instituted in recent years by President Raul Castro working? Can the dissident movement ever gain enough traction to overthrow the Communist government? Just how good is its acclaimed but flawed health care system? But when looking to the future of the island a?? a post-Castro period that is often contemplated by American ... (more)

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

USA Today

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans. Is it's health care system, despite its myriad deficiencies, still as good as many believe? Are the economic changes instituted by President Raul Castro Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans.

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

MoneyWeek

Why I don't trust 'experts'

Sharp-eyed Penny Sleuth readers might have noticed that I often put a certain word in quotation marks.

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PSFK

Bacardi Spiced Rum Campaign Leverages Brand Heritage

Since it's founding in 1962, Bacardi Limited has become the largest privately held spirits company in the world; but it wasn't until 2011 that Bacardi entered the spiced rum category.

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Related Topix: Bacardi, Beverages, Rum, Drink, Liquor

The Free Dictionary

Julio Cortazar

Known as one of the founders of the Latin American Boom , Cortzar influenced an entire generation of Spanish-speaking readers and writers in the Americas and Europe.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, National University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

South China Morning Post

Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval honours mentor Dizzy Gillespie

Few mentors have been as well honoured by their proteges as the great American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie has been by the great Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval.

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Related Topix: Music!, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Arturo Sandoval, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Dizzy Gillespie, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Reuters

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

Cuban doctors return to Guantánamo for 20th anniversary of rafter crisis

When Cuban doctors from Miami came to help 30,000 Cuban rafters held at Guantánamo, they found a hellish tent camp where people cut and burned themselves in the hope of being evacuated to hospitals on the U.S. mainland.

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Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Family, Kids, Non-Profit

Babalu Blog

New "privately-owned" restaurant in Havana celebrates Soviet colonial era

The so-called "Cuban Revolution" led by sociopathic tyrant Fidel Castro loved to employ anti-imperialist and anti-colonialist rhetoric in its propaganda --internally and externally-- but even the most mentally-challenged of Cubans could tell that the so-called Revolution had turned Cuba into a colony of the Soviet empire.

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

Babalu Blog

Unicorn Tears: Cuba's apparatchik folk singer Silvio Rodriguez...

After spending decades defending, promoting, and celebrating the vile and murderous dictatorship of the Castro family in Cuba, propagandist folk singer Silvio Rodriguez is now crying unicorn tears.

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Related Topix: Silvio Rodriguez, Folk, US News, Conservative Political News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Art Daily

Fidel is Fidel: Exhibition by artist Roberto Chile celebrates Castro's 88th anniversary

Eugenio Selman, former personal medical doctor of former Cuban president Fidel Castro, attends the opening of a photography exhibition on him, on August 12, 2014 in Havana.

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Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, Photography, Arts,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Team notes changes in Cuba in six years of mission trips

Villa Heights Baptist Church has sent a mission team to Cuba off and on for about six years, according to the church's pastor, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Villa Heights, VA, Henry County, VA

Rediff.com

13 countries that see the biggest migration in the world

Here are the major 'migration corridors'. Image: A volunteer takes part in the construction of a house for a migrant from Chernobyl zone, in the village of Stary Lepel, some 150 km northeast of Minsk.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Babalu Blog

Moringapalooza Cretin Summit 2014: Caracastan's Maduro visits his master Nosferatu in Havana

The puppet ruler of Castrogonia's oil-rich colony of Caracastan proved himself as fawning a sycophant as the world has ever seen.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Track and Fidel star: Venezuelan president pays Castro a birthday...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Venezuela's president pays visit to Fidel Castro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a belated birthday visit to Fidel Castro, the former Cuban leader revealed in one of his regular columns.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro

Babalu Blog

Ros-Lehtinen calls on Secretary Kerry to deny entry visas to...

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement regarding news that the State Department has granted three high-level Cuban regime officials entry visas to the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raul Castro, Conservative Political News

Sunshine State News

'Governor, the President Is Waiting for Your Call a '

It was May 1980. The annual session of the Florida Legislature was wrapping up and on this day, most of the members were back in their legislative districts getting ready for their re-election campaigns.

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Related Topix: Key West, FL, Monroe County, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, Cuba, World News, Associated Press

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