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  1. Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism banRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    ... But the 36 percent increase in American visitors here since U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a thaw in relations includes many travelers who sidestep the rules. Some travel via third countries by flying to Cuba ...

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  2. Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism banRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    ... But the 36 percent increase in American visitors here since U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a thaw in relations includes many travelers who sidestep the rules. Some travel via third countries by flying to Cuba ...

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  3. Commentary: Pope Francis and the Catholic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... I must confess, however, that it is his astute political work that I am most impressed with. Both Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama credit the Pope for brokering the deal which resulted in the normalization of diplomatic ties between the ...

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  4. US lawyers set for CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Some big law firms with Miami offices, often staffed by Cuban-American exiles, are already beefing up their Cuba-related practices in response to queries from US companies on issues ranging from telecommunications to banking, amid signs the longstanding American trade embargo on Cuba is eroding. Pedro Freyre, a Cuban-born attorney who heads the international practice at Akerman, said his phones started ringing within minutes of the December announcement by US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro that they had agreed to re-establish diplomatic ties severed some 54 years ago, and to work toward normalising relations.

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  5. Eyeing the next frontier, Miami law firms ramp up Cuba strategyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... started ringing within minutes of the December announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro that they had agreed to reestablish diplomatic ties severed some 54 years ago, and to work toward normalizing relations. ...

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  6. 'Sailors' Pilot Plywood-And-Duct-Tape Boats In Wacky Key West RegattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... entrant's vessel was dubbed the "First Ferry to Cuba" and was skippered by a man costumed as Cuban president Raul Castro. Abel Garcia, costumed a Raul Castro, paddles his "First Ferry to Cuba" entry during the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta Sunday, ...

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  7. Kenia Serrano to visit Auckland, June 10-12Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... will be discussing the dramatic developments last December, when U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro simultaneously announced plans to restore diplomatic and trade relations, frozen for the half century since the revolution ...

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  8. A letter to Pope Francis on his role in supporting Cuba's evil apartheid dictatorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Babalu Blog

    ... those professed by the word of the Lord. Yes, your Holiness, this oppressive tyrant, christened with the name of Raul Castro Ruz, is one of two murderous brothers whose legacy has claimed the lives of thousands of Cubans, hideously massacred and ...

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  9. The slow thaw of US-Cuba relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    One might perceive change is happening apace in this new era in U.S.-Cuba relations . But in the five months since the declarations of presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro that diplomatic relations between the two nations would resume, nothing substantial has actually happened.

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  10. US-Cuba relations: What stronger ties between the two nations mean for the rum industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Independent

    ... forced to ponder the obvious dilemma: now that the United States is talking to the regime of Fidel's brother, Raul Castro, about an eventual end to its embargo of the island, is it perhaps time to return and plant a new El Coco in Cuba? It could ...

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  11. 'Cultural feeding frenzy': Art world descends on Cuba for Havana BiennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... - the vast majority of them first-timers - says interest in Cuba exploded the moment President Obama and Raul Castro made their historic announcement in December. "I get constant emails and calls," she says. "People say, 'Will you put me on your ...

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  12. Frustration with Latin America's left on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... elections expected to take place by year end. Perhaps sensing the troubles of his closest ally, Cuban President Raul Castro in December agreed to talks with the U.S. aimed at normalizing relations, a move expected to fuel growth in the communist-run ...

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  13. US and Cuba fail to reach agreement on opening embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Examiner.com

    State Department officials announced on Friday that U.S. and Cuban officials have failed to reach an agreement after several days of negotiations at the State Department. The two nations have been meeting to reach a deal since President Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba announced last winter that the two long-time foes would attempt to res-establish diplomatic ties after more than half a century of isolation.

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  14. Check the appropriate boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... rights movement. Pope Francis (2013 to the present), however, is generally being warmly received. Recently, Raul Castro of Cuba said, "I will resume praying and turn to the Church again if the Pope continues in this vein. I mean what I say." ...

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  15. No US-Cuba deal on embassies, talks to go onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Peninsula

    ... will need another round," Jacobson said. In a ground-breaking move, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in December to seek a normalization of relations frozen for five decades. "But we're still talking about various ...

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  16. Cuba, U.S. end prolonged talks on reopening embassies without reportable progressRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Xinhuanet

    ... the report said. After the December announcement of kicking off normalization of relations by Cuban President Raul Castro and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama , Cuba and U.S. have finished two rounds of talks in January and February aimed at ...

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  17. Why the Opening Between Cuba and the U.S.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    Why are Cuba and the U.S. restoring diplomatic relations? Journalist Ann Louise Bardach says Cuba desperately needs to open up its economy now that its patron, Venezuela, can no longer play the role of sugar daddy. And Raul Castro is finally stepping out of the shadow of his ailing brother Fidel.

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  18. Latest US-Cuban Talks Ends in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... were the first high-level engagement between the two countries since President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro met during the April Summit of the Americas in Panama. Shortly after the summit, President Obama announced that he intended ...

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  19. No deal yet on U.S. and Cuban embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... discussing restoration of economic and diplomatic ties since December, when President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced that months of secret negotiations had led to an agreement to normalize relations. Obama said the decades-old U.S. ...

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  20. News of the day from around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SFGate

    No announcement : The United States and Cuba still have no agreement on re-establishing embassies. Five months after Presidents Obama and Raul Castro announced their intention to improve ties, the former foes on Friday completed a fourth round of negotiations without ironing out enough of the differences that have accumulated over a half-century of estrangement to restore diplomatic relations.

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