7 hrs ago
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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7 hrs ago
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.
8 hrs ago
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 .
17 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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.
Putin meets with Castro brothers in Cuba
In a scene out of the Cold War, Cuban President Raul Castro and ailing brother Fidel met with the current leader of the communist island's longtime economic benefactor, the state press reported Saturday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Chinese President leaves for Latin America
Xi will visit the four countries at the invitation of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Raul Castro, president of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Mail on Sunday
Is this ANOTHER sign that Putin is returning to Cold-War thinking?...
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