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3 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans

Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the thousands of people rounded up in recent months at the Mexican border - he survived days without food and water and the death of a companion on the three-week trip.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Cuba, World News, Hialeah, FL, Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

8 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Question of the Day: Was son-in-law of Cuba's dictator involved ...

Lopez-Callejas is second to the right, next to Raul Castro, receiving a briefing on the new Port of Mariel facility.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Babalu Blog

Cuba takes a repressive turn under Raul Castro

Cuba's repressive and apartheid dictatorship under the iron grip of Raul Castro is supposedly the moderate regime open to "reforms" with which the U.S. should be seeking rapprochement.


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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

People's Daily Online

Cuba still under shadow of Washington's half-century-old embargo

China and Cuba, two traditional friends sharing a lot of visions and beliefs, are seeking closer ties as Havana moves to update its economy under the shadow of a half-century-old US embargo.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping

The China Post

Castro marks 61 years since revolution's start

Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday officiated at a ceremony to mark the 61st anniversary of the guerrilla assault on the Moncada Barracks, widely regarded as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.


Related Topix: Fidel Castro

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Babalu Blog

Ecuador's dictator Correa seeks to emulate Cuba's monetary policy

Following in the footsteps of his tyranny mentors Fidel and Raul Castro , Ecuador's dictator Rafael Correa wants to make sweeping changes in the country's monetary policy.


Related Topix: Rafael Correa, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Chinese president lauds Cuba visit as "total success"

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his latest visit to Cuba is a "total success" and he is full of confidence in the future of bilateral cooperation.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Fidel Castro

Malaysian National News Agency

PM Of Solomon Islands Inaugurates Embassy In Cuba

Visiting prime minister of the Solomon Islands Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday inaugurated his country's embassy in Havana, Cuba's official daily Granma reported.


Related Topix: Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News, Cuba, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Cuban president Castro's daughter reportedly on missing Air Algerian plane

The Associated Press reported Thursday afternoon that Cuban president Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela Castro, may have been onboard the Air Algerie jet that went missing early that morning.


Related Topix: Fidel Castro, Burkina Faso, Africa, World News

Perez Hilton

Wreckage Of Missing Air Algerie Plane Found

An Air Algerie plane carrying 119 passengers that went missing mid-flight earlier this morning is believed to have crashed in Mali.


Related Topix: Travel, Burkina Faso, World News, Burkina Faso Travel, Africa, Africa Travel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Travel

Babalu Blog

The Nation's sympathy for communism

Anne Hobson has more commentary on The Nation magazine's so-called report on Cuba where it morphs itself into a Sunday magazine insert of Granma .


Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Asia News Network

Havana/ New York: Xi Jinping hails friendship with Castro

Giving Fidel Castro a bronze bust of the Cuban leader as a young man, President Xi Jinping wished the revolutionary leader a happy birthday and said he felt glad to see him in good health.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Cuba Looks to Mangroves to Fend off Rising Seas

Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters farther out.


Related Topix: Cuba, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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.


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


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

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.


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.


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


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.


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 .


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


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.


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