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  1. Opinion: Cuba needs a breakRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CU Independent

    ... our two countries, it should be no surprise that Cuban diplomats are making some demands of their own right now. Raul Castro wants Guantanamo Bay to be closed and Cuba to be taken off America's list of state sponsors of terrorism. Cuba would be a ...

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  2. A Better Cuba DealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Townhall

    Cuban President Raul Castro has issued new demands for normalizing relations with the U.S. He wants us to lift the trade embargo, remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror and give Cuba the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay. Truly.

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  3. The U.S. Will Not Return Guantanamo Bay to Cuba, the White House SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Time

    ... southeast coast. This announcement comes in response to Wednesday's statement from Cuban President Raul Castro that restoring Havana's control of the bay is a prerequisite for normalizing ties with the U.S, Agence-France Presse reports. such move ...

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  4. Cuba and the IMF: towards a new chapter?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... by the government, the Cuban economy is struggling, with growth of just 1.3 percent last year, the weakest since Raul Castro arrived in power in 2006. But because of its longtime focus on health and education, the country ranks high in social ...

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  5. Castro warns US to stop interfering in Cuban political affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - President Raul Castro has warned that any American interference in Cuban politics will harm the improving ties between the two countries as he also demanded the return of Guantanamo Bay military base before the restoration of full diplomatic relations with the United States. "Everything appears to indicate that the aim is to foment an artificial political opposition via economic, political and communicational means," Castro told a summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in Costa Rica.

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  6. No plan to hand over Guantanamo to Cuba: USRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    US President Barack Obama does not plan to return the territory on which the Guantanamo Bay naval base is located to Cuba, although he aims at closing down the prison set up there, the White House said Thursday. During a speech Wednesday at the Community of Latin American and Carribean States summit in Costa Rica, Cuban President Raul Castro mentioned the return of Guantanamo Bay as one of the matters pending in the process launched to normalise relations with Washington.

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  7. outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 1/30/15 Listen Globally!, Segment 1Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... assets. US firms will build nukes in India. Two stories on Pegida, the anti-Islam groups in Germany. Fidel and Raul Castro make comments about the changing relations between the US and Cuba. From CUBA- Celac, the community of Latin American ...

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  8. 'Peace between us,' Raul Castro says of US tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Cuban President Raul Castro applauds during the closing session of the III CELAC Summit 2015 in the Pedregal building, northwest of San Jose, on January 29, 2015 Cuban President Raul Castro gave an endorsement to peace between the United States and his communist country, with the two nations in talks to restore ties after decades of animosity. Asked by a journalist at a summit of Latin American and Caribbean states what he would most like to see after the US economic embargo of Cuba is lifted, Castro barked: "Peace, peace between us, peace between the United States and us.

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  9. WH: No, Castro, you can't have Gitmo backRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Just over a month after the release of American aid worker Alan Gross from a Cuban prison ushered in a new era between Washington and Havana, the relationship is facing a new chill. Speaking at a summit of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Wednesday, Cuban President Raul Castro made some big demands of the United States.

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  10. The Shortwave Report 01/30/15 Listen GloballyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | IndyMedia

    ... assets. US firms will build nukes in India. Two stories on Pegida, the anti-Islam groups in Germany. Fidel and Raul Castro make comments about the changing relations between the US and Cuba. From CUBA- Celac, the community of Latin American ...

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  11. Fidel Castro Fast FactsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    ... in Santiago de Cuba in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Batista regime. May 15, 1955 - Fidel and Raul Castro are released as part of a general amnesty for political prisoners. They go into exile, and spend 1955-1956 in the United States and ...

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  12. Turns Out Cuba Wants Something Back In Return For U.S. TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMMV-AM Melbourne

    " Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations.

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  13. If You Give a Dictator a Cookie . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Review Online

    In a perfect exhibition of the chasm between the power the Obama administration actually wields in foreign relations and the power the administration thinks it wields: the current White House offered, virtually without condition, the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba - and it is Raul Castro who is putting conditions on the deal. Via NBC News : "The re-establishment of diplomatic relations is the start of a process of normalizing bilateral relations, but this will not be possible while the blockade still exists, while they don't give back the territory illegally occupied by the Guantanamo naval base," Castro told delegates [at the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in Costa Rica on Wednesday].

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  14. Despite Warming of Relations, U.S. Says Many Differences with Cuba RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The United States still disagrees with Cuban President Raul Castro on a number of issues, including human rights issues in the country, a White House spokesman said Thursday Press Secret

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  15. Senators push legislation to lift Cuba embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... erode its political control, is clearly ambivalent. In a speech Wednesday at a regional summit, Cuban President Raul Castro said full normalization won't be possible until the United States lifts the embargo, returns the U.S. naval facility at ...

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  16. Cuba's Raul Castro: If US Really Wants Normal Relations, It Must Give Back GuantanamoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    In order to achieve fully normalized relations, the United States must return the base at Guantanamo Bay to Cuba, the island nation's President Raul Castro said Wednesday. Speaking at the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in Costa Rica, Castro also called for an end to the embargo and for Cuba to be taken off the list of state sponsors of terror.

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  17. 'We won't give GITMO back': White House reacts to Castro's requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The United States will not relinquish its military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba or lift other embargoes aimed at Havana at this time, the White House says, despite requests from Pres. Raul Castro.

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  18. White House: Giving Guantanamo Bay Back to Cuba Not on The TableRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... and work towards normalizing the relationship between the two former Cold War adversaries. Cuba President Raul Castro said recently that true diplomatic rapprochement between the two countries should involve the return of the base to Cuban control. ...

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  19. Newsflash: RaAol Castro Warns Cuba Won't Tolerate U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Uprisingradio.org

    ... has already faced serious resistance from Senators Marco Rubio and others. Click here for the Reuters article, Raul Castro warns U.S. against meddling in Cuba's affairs. Click here for the Business Insider article, Raul Castro Says The US Must ...

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  20. Castro's new demands may be more Cuban politics than diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Raul Castro during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in Costa Rica, where he set new demands - including the return of Guantanamo Bay - for normalization of relations with the U.S. Raul Castro during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in Costa Rica, where he set new demands - including the return of Guantanamo Bay - for normalization of relations with the U.S. Cuban President Raul Castro appeared to toss a wrench into normalization talks with his surprise announcement Wednesday that the U.S. government must first give up the military base at Guantanamo Bay, rescind the congressionally mandated trade embargo and compensate Cuba for damages.

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