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  1. A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... for the next 30 days. FILE - In this May 10, 2014, file photo, Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, marches in a parade marking the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia, in Havana, Cuba. Castro, the daughter of ...

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  2. A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... for the next 30 days. FILE - In this May 10, 2014, file photo, Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuba's President Raul Castro, center, marches in a parade marking the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia, in Havana, Cuba. Castro, the daughter of ...

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  3. Mariela Castro becomes first person to vote 'No' in...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... workers in a government bill. The head of Cuba's National Centre for Sex Education, and daughter of President Raul Castro, felt the proposal did not go far enough in preventing discrimination against people living with HIV or unconventional gender ...

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  4. Castro's Niece Casts Rare 'No' Vote In Parliament, Citing Gay RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GPB.org

    In what could be a first, Mariela Castro, center, daughter of Cuba's President Raul Castro, voted against legislation in the country's parliament.

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  5. A 'no' vote breaks tradition in usually unanimous Cuban parliament - and it's cast by a CastroRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week

    Mariela Castro, the daughter of President Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, gave the thumbs-down to a workers' rights bill that she felt didn't go far enough to prevent discrimination against people with HIV or with unconventional gender identities.

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  6. Fidel Castro's niece is 'first person to vote no in Cuban parliament'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... a lawmaker voted 'no' in parliament. And it wasn't just any lawmaker. Mariela Castro, the daughter of President Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, gave the thumbs-down to a workers' rights bill that she felt didn't go far enough to prevent ...

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  7. Fareed's ScreedRead the original story

    Monday | OpEdNews

    ... elections to its parliament for decades, however Fareed doesn't mention that. What he does acknowledge is that Raul Castro recently introduced some privat ownership of businesses as well as the right to buy and sell property and even to purchase ...

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  8. Cuba Calls On Retired Professors to Cover University DeficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Hispanically Speaking

    ... regular salary plus their current pension, which could motivate many to offer their services. In 2008, President Raul Castro urged retired teachers to resume their careers and approved a legal framework allowing them to work without losing either ...

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  9. Hold Cuba accountable for illegal arms traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Babalu Blog

    ... But that should be even more reason to hold it accountable. Perhaps the administration is concerned that Raul Castro's son-in-law, General Luis Alberto Rodriguez Lopez-Callejas, was allegedly involved. Moreover, it may upset European companies, ...

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  10. Brain drain: Shortage of professors in Castrogonia forces retired faculty back into the classroomRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Babalu Blog

    ... regular salary plus their current pension, which could motivate many to offer their services. In 2008, President Raul Castro urged retired teachers to resume their careers and approved a legal framework allowing them to work without losing either ...

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  11. Nearly 3,000 Cuban Rafters Picked Up By US Authorities So Far In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | CBS Local

    Cuban President Raul Castro , Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes and Cuban first vice president Miguel Diaz Canel are seen during the 61st Anniversary of the Moncada Barracks attack celebrations at the Artemisa Mausoleum monument on July 26, 2014.

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  12. Castro's Spy, the CIA, John Kerry and APRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Accuracy In Media

    ... poses a military threat to the U.S. The context is important: President Obama has been cordial to Cuban dictator Raul Castro, greeting him warmly at the Nelson Mandela memorial service in South Africa. It is clear that his heart (and much of his ...

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  13. Cuba marks Castro's 88th with tributes, photo showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Washington Examiner

    ... touch-up at the rural estate also included several other structures such as the family pantheon where Fidel and Raul Castro's parents were laid to rest, a school where they studied as young boys and huts where Haitian plantation workers lived. ...

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  14. Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo: Investment in Cuba? What for?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Babalu Blog

    ... of a conga drumbeat? No wonder the Professor did not answer the Master's question. Today, when it comes to Raul Castro's reforms that in an ever-changing and capricious landscape that hides a clan's control while a new image of legitimacy is ...

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  15. Japan and China compete for Latin America cloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Asian Correspondent

    Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, and China's President Xi Jinping at a welcoming ceremony at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba last month. 8 comments

  16. Bad cover: USAID uses an HIV program for political purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Post-gazette.com

    ... and Costa Ricans to Cuba. Tasked with recruiting dissident Cubans intent on toppling the regime of President Raul Castro, the agents assumed the cover of international HIV prevention workers. The clandestine operation - exposed by an Associated ...

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  17. Despite cosmetic reforms by Castro dictatorship, Cuba's econmy grinds to a haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Babalu Blog

    ... ent to reduce its estimate for full-year growth to 1.4%. That is lower than the 2.7% annual average figure since Raul Castro (pictured on the right, with Vladimir Putin) became president in 2008.

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  18. Cuban women say their businesses are doing wellRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | The Miami Herald

    ... a presentation Thursday night for the Cuba Research Institute at Florida International University. Cuban ruler Raul Castro's reforms are benefitting only "small sectors" of the country, such as restaurants in tourist areas or heavily populated ... 13 comments

  19. Sheldon Richman on the US's Latest Misguided Effort at Subverting the Cuban GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... no evidence that the program advanced the mission to create a pro-democracy movement against the government of Raul Castro." That makes the U.S. government's 53-year-long campaign for regime change in Cuba a perfect failure. Repeated efforts to ...

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  20. He Will Kill Himself'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Alan Gross, the contractor from Potomac currently imprisoned in Cuba since 2009, has taken a major turn for the worse, according to Jill Zuckman, a spokeswoman for the family.

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