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  1. At the pumpRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... intage car with its bonnet raised is seen parked at a petrol station along the seafront boulevard El Malecon in Havana, Cuba.


  2. Bacardi Limited Announces Europe Regional President ChangeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... brands in the world; and ST-GERMAIN , a super-premium elderflower liqueur. Founded nearly 153 years ago in Santiago de Cuba on February 4, 1862, family-owned Bacardi employs nearly 6,000 people, manufactures its brands at 29 facilities and sells in ...


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

    3 hrs ago | CU Independent

    Cuba's Hotel Nacional used to host world famous artists, actors, athletes and politicians before the rise of the Castro family and strict travel restrictions put in place by the U.S. "It's very hard to say exactly how this will work," Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson said last week after the first round of talks between the U.S. and Cuba. Cuban officials could be mulling over some important questions right now-whether or not the decades-old embargo will finally be lifted, for example, and what the fate of the detainees on Guantanamo Bay will be.


  4. Cubaa s dissidents and exiles seek a leadership role in the future of CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The historic Dec. 17 announcement that Washington and Havana agreed to restore diplomatic relations took members of the exile community and Cuba's opposition movement by surprise. But now that the shock has subsided, there is a new effort underway for Cubans on and off the island to join forces and take on a greater role in both the ongoing negotiations between the two governments and in the future of Cuba.


  5. Quirky 'Strongest Man' focuses on the meaning of little livesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Late in "The Strongest Man," the film's protagonist reflects on what he calls his "little life." The expression tells us a lot about the character, and a lot about the film.


  6. Cuba opens door to its health care system for visiting nursing studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Students and faculty from the UCLA School of Nursing visit Casa de Maternidad, where women with high-risk pregnancies can live to receive special care. The timing couldn't have been better for 18 UCLA School of Nursing graduate students and two faculty members headed for Cuba on an educational mission.


  7. Mona Charen: The Deal Obama Should Have Made with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Review Online

    aAol 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. You can look it up. ...


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

    6 hrs ago | Time

    In this photo reviewed by the U.S. military, a U.S. flag flies above buildings used for military tribunals for suspected terrorist prisoners at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. Despite the recent historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, the White House said Thursday it had no plans to return Guantanamo Bay, the site of a significant U.S. naval base and military prison on the island-nation's southeast coast.


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

    6 hrs ago | West Australian

    After its rapprochement with the United States, the steadfastly communist Cuba could further dismantle nearly six decades of isolation by shaking hands with another old enemy, the International Monetary Fund. The IMF, the world's crisis lender but also an economic policy disciplinarian, does not have an especially good reputation in Havana.


  10. Senators Introduce Bill to End Ban on Americans Traveling to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Big News

    A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators has introduced legislation to lift all restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba. While some Cuban American lawmakers strongly oppose the Obama administration's sudden shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba, others say it is past time to end the more than five-decade-old U.S. embargo against the island country.


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

    6 hrs ago | Big News

    ... American and Caribbean States in Costa Rica. "If these problems are not resolved, this diplomatic rapprochement between Cuba and the United States would be meaningless," he said. The tough stance comes a month after Castro and President Barack Obama ...


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

    6 hrs ago |

    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.


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

    10 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

    International news and opinion, shortwave, Spanish National Radio, China Radio International, NHK Japan National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Voice of Russia A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home.


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

    7 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... made some big demands of the United States. Among them, Castro asked for the return of the Guantanamo Naval Base to Cuba, an end to the five decades-old trade embargo, a ceasing of U.S.-run television and radio broadcasts on the island, and ...


  15. "The naval base is not something that we believe should be closed."Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    President Barack Obama push to normalize relations with Cuba will not include a deal to give up the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay. At a White House briefing on Thursday, press secretary Josh Earnest said that Obama's desire to see the prison at Guantanamo shut down should not be mistaken for an intention to cede control of the entire base back to Cuba.


  16. Curators bring Havana art to the BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    A new joint exhibit is heading to the Bronx Museum of the Arts and will bring with it a little taste of Havana. Holly Block, the executive director at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, says she has been in contact with curators in Havana, Cuba over the new exhibit.


  17. Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Diplomatic exchanges are not normally associated with boxing but those that have been taking place between the long-estranged governments of the United States and Cuba may have a dramatic effect on the sport's future.


  18. Locals say people should visit Cuba as travel restrictions easeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Ormond Beach Realtor Dwight Selby traveled to Cuba over the holidays with his church group to teach people how to start their own business, including one Cuban doctor who said he couldn't afford to live on his $60-a-month salary from the government. Selby recalled the surgeon saying it is "against the law for me to see patients privately.


  19. Cuba confirms three million tourists in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Venus Carrillo Ortega HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuba's efforts to achieve a record arrival of international visitors were finally able to close 2014 with the arrival of 3,200,745 tourists, representing 5.3 percent growth. Following the announcement in late December by the ministry of tourism, the National Bureau of Statistics and Information has now confirmed the expected figure, in its latest report on the sector.


  20. Major US airlines and credit card companies ready to operate in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... your support will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- US companies such as American Airlines and American Express have expressed their expectations about operating in ...