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  1. The Media Savvy Pope, Overblown "Selfie-Gate," and MoreRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2013 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... do with the service itself. There was the unexpected handshake between President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro; the fake sign language interpreter who says he saw angels in the stadium; and of course, "selfie-gate." Brooke speaks with ...

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  2. Mourning and memories in Garcia Marquez's languid ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... musician, said at a book fair in Mexico City on Friday. "The work of men like him is immortal," Cuban President Raul Castro said. Garcia Marquez, a leftist who flirted with communism, was a decades-long friend of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel ...

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  3. Mourning, Memories in Garcia Marquez's Languid HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... musician, said at a book fair in Mexico City on Friday. "The work of men like him is immortal," Cuban President Raul Castro said. Garcia Marquez, a leftist who flirted with communism, was a decades-long friend of Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel ...

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  4. World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia MarquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ... and paradigmatic writer. Cubans (have lost) a great, close and supportive friend." - Cuban President Raul Castro. "(He was) a coherent, committed, progressive person, with a sense of solidarity, and deeply Latin American." -Nobel Peace Price ...

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  5. Letter: Countries like St Lucia and St Vincent were bribed by Russia for very small changeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... a speech, 53 times, as "the Empire" to applause by a Cuban audience including Venezuela's Maduro and Cuba's Raul Castro, with a group of Russian observers in the audience. If you and I can view that disgusting turncoat and disrespectful behaviour by ...

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  6. MoreRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... and paradigmatic writer. Cubans (have lost) a great, close and supportive friend." - Cuban President Raul Castro . "(He was) a coherent, committed, progressive person, with a sense of solidarity, and deeply Latin American." -Nobel Peace Price ...

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  7. World Leaders, Intellectuals React To Gabriel Garcia Marquez's DeathRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... and paradigmatic writer. Cubans (have lost) a great, close and supportive friend." - Cuban President Raul Castro. "(He was) a coherent, committed, progressive person, with a sense of solidarity, and deeply Latin American." -Nobel Peace Price ...

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  8. FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2006 file photo, Cuba's acting President Raul...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunherald.com

    In this Dec. 2, 2006 file photo, Cuba's acting President Raul Castro, brother of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, left, chats with Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during a military parade in Havana, Cuba.

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  9. US reality in socialist CubaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    ... to absorb into cuentapropismo (small enterprises) the estimated 500,000 state workers now made redundant. Raul Castro himself has repeatedly argued that there is need for foreign investment and foreign know-how - call it private enterprise. This ...

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  10. Latin test: America's southern neighbors deserve attentionRead the original story

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    ... up the porcupine of change in U.S.-Cuban policy even in 2009, when he came to office, working with President Raul Castro, who is now slowly bringing change to Cuba, would have produced fruitful results in U.S. relations with the nearby island. It ...

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  11. Cubans in need of reliable condomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local10.com

    ... condoms in the island are the "Vive-la" from Korea, and the "Twinlotus" from China, Cafe Fuerte reports. With Raul Castro in power, El Nuevo Herald's Juan Tamayo reported , Cuba's "highly inefficient Soviet economic model" is slowly moving "toward a ... 9 comments

  12. 'Cuban Twitter' a new hurdle for bloggers, exilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Miami Herald

    ... in Cuba's official media Friday. The state news agency Prensa Latina recalled a Jan. 1 speech in which President Raul Castro warned of "attempts to subtly introduce platforms for neoliberal thought and for the restoration of neocolonial capitalism." ...

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  13. Good Friday Declared National Holiday in CubaRead the original story

    Thursday | DFW Catholic

    ... Friday an annual holiday. The decision comes in response to a request made by Pope Benedict XVI to President Raul Castro during his Apostolic Visit to the country in March, 2012. The first Good Friday in decades to be recognized by the Cuban ...

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  14. Cuba publishes text of foreign investment lawRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... community and bring in more foreign investment, which has been flat including in the years since President Raul Castro began a program of economic reforms. The measure, which takes effect in late June, includes tax breaks for new investments and ...

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  15. Cuba publishes full text of law that aims to attract badly needed foreign investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... community and bring in more foreign investment, which has been flat including in the years since President Raul Castro began a program of economic reforms. The measure, which takes effect in late June, includes tax breaks for new investments and ...

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  16. Cuba's bold new moves...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Trinadad Express

    ... of the proposed new EU/Cuba relationship are still being formulated, but the Havana administration of President Raul Castro has already signalled its intention to make a reality the hitherto elusive relationship with the EU. Last month - on March 29 ...

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  17. Cuban Government Makes Good Friday an Official HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Hispanically Speaking

    ... that Cuba celebrated in decades was on April 6, 2012, following a request made by Benedict XVI to President Raul Castro during his March 26-28 visit to the island. In 2013, the government maintained the holiday but without mentioning that the reason ...

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  18. New Boss Same As The Old Boss: Castroism's International Projection 1959 - 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Babalu Blog

    ... the Castro regime backed Mengistu Haile Mariam with advice, troops and high level visits by both Fidel and Raul Castro. War crimes such as a provoked famine and the targeting of ideologically suspect children for mass killings led to downplaying the ...

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  19. French minister in Cuba as Europe seeks openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Miami Herald

    ... investment and improve ties with the European Union. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said he met with President Raul Castro for an hour and half, during which the two men "talked about everything, including human rights." Earlier Fabius met with his ...

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  20. Cuba probes mobile data leak in ZunZuneo caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Miami Herald

    ... all possible services to avoid these kinds of things happening." Cellphone use has risen sharply since President Raul Castro ended restrictions in 2007, from around 400,000 active accounts back then to 1.8 million today, according to government ...

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