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  1. Reports from Cuba: What the Soviet Union left CubansRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... Cuban power structure there is a powerful nucleus that still remembers the Soviet period with nostalgia. General Raul Castro, at the head of Cubans' destiny, is a great admirer of Russian communism. In a visit to the apartment of Juan Juan Almeida, ...

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  2. Fidel Castro Hands Power To Brother 8 Years Ago TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    On this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.

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  3. Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.

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  4. International Tourism Declines by 1.4 Pct in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

    ... this week in online media, Jose Luis Rodriguez, Cuba's former economy minister, said that the government of Raul Castro had forecast an increase of 10.4 percent in the number of foreign visitors for 2014. Given the figures for the first six months ...

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  5. U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' CubansRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    ... been caught twice by the U.S. Coast Guard in the waters south of Florida and was returned home. President Raul Castro's easing of travel restrictions has boosted the flow. Cubans no longer have to obtain government exit permits, and the property of ...

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  6. Question of the Day: Was son-in-law of Cuba's dictator involved ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Babalu Blog

    Lopez-Callejas is second to the right, next to Raul Castro, receiving a briefing on the new Port of Mariel facility.

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  7. Reports Suggest Russia Is Ready To Reopen Intelligence Base In CubaRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Cuba has remained silent as to the reports. If the reports prove to be true the efforts made by Cuban President Raul Castro to build a more pragmatic relationship with the United States may quite possibly be damaged. Despite the alleged efforts made ...

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  8. Cuba takes a repressive turn under Raul CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Babalu Blog

    Cuba's repressive and apartheid dictatorship under the iron grip of Raul Castro is supposedly the moderate regime open to "reforms" with which the U.S. should be seeking rapprochement.

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  9. Parasitic Raul Castro clings to Chinese dictator during his entire visitRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Babalu Blog

    ... recede into its shell like some hermit crab. On July 23, 2014, President Xi Jinping, accompanied at all times by Raul Castro, President of the Council of State and President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, visited Santiago de Cuba, the Heroic ...

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  10. Cuba still under shadow of Washington's half-century-old embargoRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | People's Daily Online

    ... the shadow of a half-century-old US embargo. Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro during his latest visit to Cuba, the last stop of his four-nation Latin American tour, with a goal to translate the bilateral ...

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  11. Ramiro Valdes Warns of Subversive Use of New Technologies in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hispanically Speaking

    ... target," Valdes said in a speech at a ceremony on Cuba's "National Rebellion Day," attended by Cuban President Raul Castro. "What our enemy fails to understand is that the new generations are the fruit of this revolution and have shown their ...

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  12. Castro marks 61 years since revolution's startRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The China Post

    Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday officiated at a ceremony to mark the 61st anniversary of the guerrilla assault on the Moncada Barracks, widely regarded as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.

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  13. Raul Castro celebrates 61st anniversary of Cuban revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Raw Story

    Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday officiated at a ceremony to mark the 61st anniversary of the guerrilla assault on the Moncada Barracks, widely regarded as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.

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  14. Cuba marks Revolution Day with call for unityRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Cuba marked the 61st anniversary of the beginning of Fidel and Raul Castro's revolution on Saturday with a leading official calling on islanders to be united and to defend the nation's communist system.

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  15. Ecuador's dictator Correa seeks to emulate Cuba's monetary policyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Babalu Blog

    Following in the footsteps of his tyranny mentors Fidel and Raul Castro , Ecuador's dictator Rafael Correa wants to make sweeping changes in the country's monetary policy.

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  16. Chinese president lauds Cuba visit as "total success"Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Xinhuanet

    ... country, the last leg of his just concluded four-nation Latin America tour. He recalled that he and Cuban leader Raul Castro "reviewed the successful experiences" in the development of China-Cuba relations and "outlined together the promising ...

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  17. No survivors in Air Algerie plane crash says French presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Big News Network.com

    ... Egyptian, one Ukrainian, one Nigerian, one Cameroonian and one Malian. Castro, the daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro and niece of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, was also reported to be flying the aircraft. However, this could not be ...

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  18. Socialist Cuba Exports Health Care, Gains Important RecognitionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Counterpunch

    ... "for its great achievements over 25 years. This has been possible through the vision of leaders like Fidel and Raul Castro who think strategically, for the long term, and established the bases for the success we see today. I congratulate them for ... 7 comments

  19. Cuba, China Signed 29 Bilateral Cooperation AccordsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba. During the two-day official visit here, Xi held talks with President Raul Castro on the excellent bilateral and friendship relations between the two nations. Raul and Xi stressed their willingness to keep ...

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  20. Air Algerie flight AH5017: Wreckage of missing plane found in Sahara desert in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Daily Record

    ... five Canadians, four Germans and six Spanish crew. It was feared Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and niece of former communist leader Fidel, was on the plane. Until 2008, the aircraft was used as a private jet by Real ...

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