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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

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

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Thu Jul 17, 2014


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin


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.


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.


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