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  1. Pope played crucial role in U.S.-Cuba rapprochementRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago |

    The crucial role played by Pope Francis in bringing Cuba and the United States together signals that history's first Latin American pope has no qualms about putting the Holy See on the front lines of diplomacy, especially for a cause it has long championed.


  2. Mercosur summit ends on anti-vulture noteRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Argentina's rotating presidency at the Mercosur ended yesterday with special declarations by the region's heads of states in support for the government's judicial battles against holdout creditors and against the law recently approved by the US Congress that allows for sanctions against Venezuela. The support came at the end of the Mercosur summit which concluded yesterday in Paran, Entre Ros province, amid celebrations over the restoration of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana , and renewed declarations over the importance of regional integration.


  3. President Obama Right To Call For Trade With Cuba: Half Century Of Failed Embargo Is EnoughRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

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  4. How Pope Francis played diplomat to help end US-Cuba cold warRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    A crucial role played by Pope Francis in bringing Cuba and the United States together signals that history's first Latin American pope has no qualms about putting the Holy See on the front lines of diplomacy, especially for a cause it has long championed. The Vatican said Wednesday that Francis wrote to US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in recent months and invited them to resolve their differences over humanitarian issues, including prisoners.


  5. Venezuela is done for; it is not me saying it, it is Raul CastroRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Venezuela News And Views

    The news today is of course Obama deciding to renew ties with Cuba after about 50 years of embargo and what not. I will not even bother to put up a link, just open your Google News section.


  6. 5 Things You Need to Know About Cuba's EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The country has largely been a controlled economy depending on the largesse of benefactors such as Russia and Venezuela . The U.S. first levied sanctions against Cuba in 1960 as part of its larger Cold War against communism and the former Soviet Union after Fidel Castro's revolution turned the Caribbean country into Moscow's client state.


  7. Inside the Ring: U.S. intel concerns about Russia-Cuba ties preceded Obama's sanctions dealRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Months before President Obama announced on Wednesday that he is seeking to do away with decades of U.S. economic sanctions against the communist regime in Cuba, Russia concluded a security deal with Havana aimed at bolstering intelligence and military ties to the island dictatorship. The Russia-Cuba agreement was announced May 16 when a memorandum was signed in Moscow establishing a joint working group between Russia's Security Council and the Cuban Commission for National Security and Defense.


  8. U.S.-Cuba rapprochement exposes Venezuela's MaduroRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    Even as Cuba and the United States try to bury 50 years of enmity, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has seemed to be going in the other direction, vilifying "insolent Yankees" at rallies and threatening to cut ties completely. Fellow leftists Cuba and Venezuela are arguably the most unconditional allies in Latin America, but Cuban President Raul Castro's move to rapprochement with the old "imperialist" enemy contrasts with Maduro's fury at U.S. plans for sanctions against his own government.


  9. What role did Pope Francis play in U.S.-Cuba shift?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS News

    The crucial role played by Pope Francis in bringing Cuba and the United States together signals that history's first Latin American pope has no qualms about putting the Holy See on the front lines of diplomacy, especially for a cause it has long championed. American Alan Gross is home after being a five-year imprisonment in Cuba on spy charges.


  10. Cincinnati Reds in Review: OF Yorman RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Blog Red Machine

    ... scene for years to come. Signed as an amateur free agent at the ripe age of 16 out of Ocumare de la Costa, Aragua, Venezuela, Rodriguez has been a long-term project that may finally be ready to reach the surface. After annihilating rookie ball in ...


  11. Venezuela President Maduro hails Obama's 'courageous' Cuba gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters during a rally to reject the sanctions that the US government seeks to impose on officials accused of human rights violations, in Caracas December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins PARANA, Argentina: Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, on Wednesday called a prisoner swap between the United States and Cuba a "courageous" gesture by U.S. President Barack Obama and hailed it a victory for the Caribbean island.


  12. Venezuelan children learn to read and write ... about Hugo ChavezRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iruani Arrechedera, an eight-year-old Venezuelan girl, swears she met late President Hugo Chavez in her mother's womb. Years later, she saw him giving a speech at the Miraflores presidential palace from a balcony overlooking the street, and fell in love.


  13. Latin American leftist exiles hold faith in Maduro's VenezuelaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    Venezuela's aging community of fugitives from 1970s South American dictatorships are staying loyal to their revolutionary roots and defending President Nicolas Maduro at one of his "Chavista" socialist movement's lowest ebbs. Thousands of young leftists escaped right-wing military rule in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay by finding refuge in then booming and relatively peaceful Venezuela.


  14. Cuba Releases U.S. Prisoner: Is It About Venezuela And Oil?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Barron's

    The move was billed as humanitarian - Alan Gross, a contractor, is apparently in ill health - and President Barack Obama is to make a statement about Cuba at noon, The Wall Street Journal reports . Gross was accused of espionage for trying to provide Internet service to Cuban citizens; he was a subcontractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development, USA Today reports .


  15. OVL wants to dip into RIL payments to clear Venezuelean duesRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ONGC Videsh Ltd wants to dip into payments Reliance Industries makes for importing crude oil from Venezuela to recover $421 million that the Latin American nation owes to it. OVL, the overseas investment arm of state-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp , holds 40 per cent stake in the San Cristobal oil project in Venezuela.


  16. Yes, Venezuela could collapse if oil keeps droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    The drop in gasoline prices is a wonderful Christmas present for U.S. consumers. It's great up here, but keep an eye on Venezuela.


  17. InselAir adds Trinidad to route networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- On Monday, Curacao airline InselAir relaunched Trinidad as its 20th destination with an festive early breakfast at Curacao International Airport followed by the inaugural flight to Piarco International Airport in Port of Spain. The flight was operated with a Fokker 70, with 80 seats, which was acquired by InselAir earlier this year.


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    Tuesday | Capital Soup

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  19. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Wendy Salo was alarmed when she learned where her doctor had scheduled her gynecologic operation: at an outpatient surgery center. "My first thought was 'Am I not important enough to go to a real hospital?' " recalled Salo, 48, a supermarket department manager who said she felt "very trepidatious" about having her ovaries removed outside a hospital.


  20. Venezuela's Maduro: 'US Knows Where It Can Stick Its Sanctions'Read the original story

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro denounced U.S. sanctions on Monday and told a crowd of supporters in Caracas that the recent police killings in New York and Ferguson were a sign of an "imperialist police state." Sparking Maduro's comments at the rally to mark the 15th anniversary of Venezuela's constitution was legislation passed by Congress last week to impose new sanctions against the Latin American nation.