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  1. Travel agents: Interest in Cuba travel upRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Travel agents: Interest in Cuba travel up Travel to Cuba interest up say travel agents Check out this story on The incident in international airspace forced the passenger flight en route from Denmark to Sweden to change course, Maj. Gen. Micael Byden said.


  2. Animal advocate hopeful about CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The head of a Florida-based group that help cats and dogs in Cuba expressed optimism Dec. 19 that improved U.S.-Cuban relations will make it easier to assist those animals. "Everything we try to do for the dogs and cats of Cuba is hindered by the strained relations between the U.S. and Cuba," said Les Inglis, founder and president of The Aniplant Project .


  3. As Cuban relations shift, a long wait is rewarded by possibilities for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    By the last one, she was planning her move back to Havana. Perhaps she'd find an assisted living facility there, she said.


  4. The pain of Cuban exilesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Though President Obama's announcement of relaxed relations between the United States and Cuba spurred excitement in many circles, the news felt like a kick in the gut for many in our community. Older Cuban exiles - the ones who have never stopped chanting "Viva Cuba Libre!" at large patriotic gatherings - fled Fidel Castro's communist takeover in the '50s, '60s and '70s because they wanted to live in the democracy America markets so well across the world.


  5. An Improved U.S.-Cuba Relationship: What It Could Mean for TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNet News

    When I first heard the news on Dec. 17 that the United States will finally begin working to normalize relations with Cuba after more than 50 years of an American embargo, I began thinking about the story I've been looking forward to writing since I visited that amazing country for 10 days in October 1992. As an American journalist visiting Cuba some 22 years ago, I still have images in my head of the splendor of its people and of its cities and beaches, while also recalling the poverty, the outdated and worn-out infrastructure, and the lack of quality consumer goods just about everywhere I traveled.


  6. What should you know about the mysterious country of Cuba? 'The beauty of its people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    The true beauty of America's mysterious neighbor to the south is its people, according to David Person, a Huntsville radio talk show host who has traveled to Cuba three times since 2001. "The first thing I talk about is just the beauty of the people," said Person, a former Huntsville Times opinion writer and now the drive-time host on WEUP in Huntsville.


  7. Diver Finds Tourist's Waterproof Camera Lost in Ocean in Cuba; Photos Returned IntactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Shutterbug

    Here's a story that should further warm U.S.-Cuba relations. A Cuban diver found an American tourist's waterproof camera that was lost in the waves off the coast of Cuba two years ago, tracked her down on social media, and returned all her photo and videos.


  8. Journalist on Cuba: 'My mom has been waiting and waiting and waiting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Poynter Online

    On Wednesday, Maria Carrillo , a senior editor at the Houston Chronicle, spent a lot of time on the phone with her mother, a Cuban exile. "I am an American, born here, raised here, never been to the island where my parents were born.


  9. Saying goodbye to Carlos and Luis Enrique as the diplomatic freeze comes to an end.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    He had seven of the nicest wreaths made, and he dressed Luis Enrique, his longtime partner, in his best clothes. Their Italian friend Maurizio had once given them some French cologne, and Carlos made sure to spritz it throughout the coffin.


  10. The Coming Cuban Tourist CrushBy Clive IrvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    U.S. airlines have been waiting a long while. They have pushed into just about every other corner of the Caribbean and Central America where airports exist.


  11. My memories of going to Cuba with my friend Charlie Cain in 1977Read the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Grit

    Note: President Obama announced today that he's resuming normal relations between this country and Cuba. That's great news.


  12. Diver returns tourist photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    Many travelers lose precious items while on vacation, but it's not often that these treasures are discovered and returned many years later. Emily Demello, a student from Vancouver, is celebrating her luck after photos from a trip to Varadero, Cuba were returned to her by a local diver- over two years after her vacation ended.


  13. Cuban diver finds, sends woman vacation photos 2 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Daily News

    Emily Demello received this and other photographs of her vacation in Cuba from diver Ruben Urquiza, who found her camera two years after she lost it in the ocean. A kindhearted scuba diver has reunited a Canadian woman with photos taken on an underwater camera that she lost after being hit by a freak wave off the Cuban coast two years ago.


  14. Cuba comes to life in experimental 3D short filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    Like so many Cuban-American children of exiles, Miami-born Julian Yuri Rodriguez grew up hearing stories about the fabled island, about Havana's narrow streets and Varadero's endless white beaches, about a life long gone but certainly not forgotten. His maternal grandmother, Luisa Almeida, was Rodriguez's favorite raconteur.


  15. Diver finds tourist's camera off coast of Cuba a YEAR after it was lost at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daily Mail

    Don't want to be alone! Real-life Monty finds soul-mate as breath-taking photos show penguin's desperate search for love Sleeping on a jet plane! Stay the night in a Jumbo jet transformed into a unique hostel Mele Kalikimaka! Surfing Santa Claus takes five from his Christmas rush in the North Pole to hang ten at Hawaii's Waikiki Beach Who's a cheeky monkey? Tourist's selfie with primate goes horribly wrong as frisky animal pulls on her hair Skiers face a GREEN Christmas: Thousands face disruption as Alps resorts suffer poorest start to the season for 40 years Angry monk slaps Western expat in the face on train in Thailand after victim offered his seat to two women New Year's Eve in London is more expensive than Paris and New York Luxury superyacht shaped like catamaran boasts gymnasium, office and enough room for 12 guests... but will cost A 10m to build Hello bear! Crowd-pleasing cub ... (more)


  16. There's more to Cuba than VaraderoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    For some people, a mid-winter holiday is about pure escape with three requirements: a sandy beach, free booze and tasty but free food. For others, in addition to the obvious flight from Jack Frost, it is still about discovery and doing things such as checking out the attractions and going on tours.


  17. Air Canada Rouge to fly domestically for the first time next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Toronto Star

    ... from Montreal by operating new Rouge summer service starting in May. Rouge will also take over flights to Varadero, Cuba from Calgary and Montreal, as well as the Montreal to Martinique route. Launched in July 2013, Air Canada Rouge has been ...


  18. B.C. woman receives photos from underwater camera lost in Cuba for 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | CBC News

    A Surrey woman was returned photos and video she thought she had lost in Cuba two years ago - all thanks to a scuba diver. Demello dropped her underwater camera when she got hit by a big wave while holidaying with her friends in Varadero, Cuba in 2012.


  19. Cheap Caribbean holiday prices mean there's dozens of bargains to be snapped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    The season of goodwill has brought the cheering news that Air Passenger Duty for children under 12 is to be abolished, meaning cheaper family holidays, although this won't kick in until May 1. In the meantime for those of us desperately seeking some guaranteed sunshine now that the gloomy, dark days have set in, there are some cracking bargains to the Caribbean to be snapped up. Hayes and Jarvis has cut the cost of a break to Barbados by A 91pp bringing the price down to A 899pp for the seven-night stay at the three-star Time Out Hotel if booked by Tuesday.


  20. Royalton Luxury Resorts Opens a Second All-Inclusive Luxury Property in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Market Wire

    Weeks after Royalton's first property, the Royalton Cayo Santa Maria, was recognized as the #1 All Inclusive Resort in the World by the TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice awards, Royalton Luxury Resorts is pleased to announce the addition of its second all inclusive, adults only resort in Cuba. The Royal Hicacos Resort, winner of the 2014 Award of Excellence and currently ranked by TripAdvisor customers as the #1 resort in Varadero, has become the Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort & Spa, effective immediately.