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15 hrs ago | West Australian

China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in a visit to expand investment in the fellow communist nation, his last stop on a four-country Latin American charm offensive.

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Related Topix: Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, Venezuela Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, Cuba, World News,

15 hrs ago | 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: Cuba, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Fidel Castro

Yesterday | Babalu Blog

Release the Kraken!: Chinese dictator shadows Putin across Latrine America

It's being called a "rescheduling" rather than a "forgiving" of debt, but that makes little difference.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.

In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.

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

Suria

China's Xi signs Venezuela resource...

Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a raft of oil and mineral deals with Venezuela Monday, his latest stop on a Latin American tour showcasing China's growing influence in the region.

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Related Topix: Venezuela, Hugo Chavez

Babalu Blog

The same old Cuba

Are those who would normalize U.S. relations with Cuba intelligent enough to decode the signal being sent by an agreement to reopen a Russian "signals intelligence" base there? Cuban dictator Raul Castro and Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly struck the deal in Havana this month .

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Conservative Political News, US News

Xinhuanet

Interview: Ambassadors laud China-Cuba relations, expect further development

HAVANA/BEIJING, July 21 -- The China-Cuba relationship is at its best in history and Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Cuba will open a new phase in bilateral ties, Chinese and Cuban ambassadors say.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Cuba, Central America, Xi Jinping

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Russia-Cuba love affair on again

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, behind, and Cuba's President Raul Castro attend a ceremony at the Mausoleum of the Soviet Internationalist Soldier in Havana.

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

Babalu Blog

Cuba and Sanctions: What really motivates ruthless dictators

It is a never ending siren song by "Cuba Experts" and Castro propagandists that the ignorant find difficult to resist: Lift sanctions against the apartheid regime of Cuba's ruthless Castro dictatorship and liberating democracy will suddenly and magically appear on the island.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Conservative Political News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Foreign Policy

Putin Is Still A Muy Popular

The Russian president's tour of Latin America shows that the leftist south still has love for Russia -- and the BRICS are willing to play ball.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

The China Post

Chinese leader woos Latin America with deals

China's president pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a US$20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing's growing interests in the region.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

In this July 12, 2014, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez during an official dinner at Government Palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Argentina, World News, Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Iol.co.za

Putin denies Cuba spy post reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied reports that Russia plans to reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba from which it once spied on the United States.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Channelnewsasia.com

China's Xi seeks to woo Latin America

Chinese President Xi Jinping pressed a charm offensive with Latin American leaders on Thursday, highlighting Beijing's growing interest in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Prison, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, World News, Brasilia, Brazil Travel, Brazil

Babalu Blog

What's Putin Putting in Cuba?

The recent Putin visit to Cuba rekindled memories of the Cold War. In those days the Soviets used Cuba to challenge and spy on the U.S. An electronic eavesdropping facility was placed on the island.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US News, Conservative Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

South China Morning Post

Havana calling: Russia agrees to reopen spy base in Cuba, report says

Vladimir Putin and Raul Castro attend a ceremony at the Mausoleum of the Soviet Internationalist Soldier in Havana in 2013.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Fidel & Raul pour a samovar for Vladimir, who says 'Ole!' ...

The visit, part of a wider Latin American tour, included a meeting with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current Cuban leader Raul Castro .

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The Hill

President Obama could use a win

For more than five decades the United States has maintained comprehensive economic sanctions against Cuba, a remarkably enduring policy that a legion of thought leaders now agree hasn't produced the desired results and is only making it harder to help the Cuban people move forward.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Hugo Chavez

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Russian president, Vladimir Putin makes surprise visit to Nicaragua

JULY 11: President of Russia Vladimir Putin greets President of Cuba Raul Castro during an official visit at Revolution Palace on July 11, 2014 in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Cuba, Daniel Ortega

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Marine News

Rosneft & Cupet to Cooperate at Brownfields, Cuba

On July 11, Head of Rosneft Igor Sechin and General Director of Union CubaPetroleo Juan Torres Naranjo signed in Havana the Agreement on Cooperation in the Area of Enhanced Oil Recovery at Brownfields.

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