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  1. Due to retire, Guantanamo prosecutor gets 3 more years on jobRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The Pentagon has extended the career of the chief war crimes prosecutor into the first year of the next U.S. president's term, a move designed to instill stability and confidence in the on-again, off-again war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Army Brig.

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  2. Rusney Castillo to play in Arizona Fall League and Puerto Rican league this off-seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    The newest member of the Boston Red Sox, Castillo is slated to play for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League, which opens play on Oct. 7. The Cuban outfielder will play there until the Puerto Rican winter league begins, at which point he'll play for the Criollos de Caguas. Ideally, the Red Sox want a polished player when Castillo arrives to Fort Myers next spring.

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  3. Cuba to privatize 9,000 restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... of food. Deputy Trade Minister Aida Chavez said the state would sell them off in a gradual process starting in 2015. "Cuba will substantially change the structure of its food services in the coming years, with the gradual and orderly transfer of the ...

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  4. Blind Cuban Dissident Exposes Brutality of Castro Regime to UN Human Rights CouncilRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... aguirre Hernandez and Ernesto Ortiz Betancourt. I ask the United Nations protection for me and all the activists inside Cuba because soon I will return to my country to continue defending human rights.

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  5. Rangers Scouting Latest Cuban StarRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    Following in the line of guys like Yoenis Cespedes and Jose Abreu, as well as Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin, there's another Cuban baseball star who has defected to the United States and the Rangers are one of many teams who will be checking out his workout this weekend in the Dominican Republic. The name is Yasmani Tomas, and you should get to know him, as he could be the long-term answer in right field for the Rangers beginning in 2015 if the Rangers don't pick up the club option on Alex Rios.

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  6. From Cuba to Korea: Yankees Need To Bid On Kang and TomasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Yanks Go Yard

    ... to bring the Yankees back to big time contention. Folks, there's a legitimate superstar slugger in Yasmani Tomas from Cuba and a potential shortstop star in the Korean born, Jung-Ho Kang and the Yankees could use the services of one if not both. ...

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  7. Cayman Islands continues pushing desperate escaped slaves from Cuba back out to shark-infested seasRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    A Cayman delegation led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson is in Havana, Cuba today . Mr. Manderson is meeting with his counterparts there to update the countries' current agreement on dealing with illegal migrants. 5 comments

  8. Discovering Cuban Sci-fiRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Ilan Stavans did some literary exploring in Cuba, and he's sharing with us the fruits of his labors. I guess I'm a peculiar science fiction and fantasy lover.

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  9. Time to stoke up hot stoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    For the fourth time in the past five years the Red Sox aren't going to make the American League's postseason cut -- which makes me wonder whether winning the World Series last year was more of a miracle or a mirage. Even the train wreck that was the Bobby Valentine-managed Red Sox season of 2012 didn't seem to drag on for as long as this summer from hardball hell.

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  10. outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 09/19/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1Read the original story

    Thursday | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK Japan. Dear Radio Friend, The latest Shortwave Report (September 19) is up at the website ...

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  11. Dyette, Joseph return to Norceca beach circuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... The local women missed out on the sixth and seventh legs of the tour in North Bay, Canada (July 9-14) and Varadero, Cuba (August 20-25), after participating in four of the first five stops. So far this season, Dyette and Joseph were 12th in the ...

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  12. Premiere screening of two short documentaries and discussion with filmmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hudson Reporter

    The City of Union City, Mayor Brian Stack and the Board of Commissioners present a discussion with renowned filmmaker Ricardo Bacallao and the world premiere screening of his two documentary short films, "Short Radiography of Hip Hop in Cuba" and "The Maji Maji Readings." The films are directed and produced by Ricardo Bacallao, known as the "Cuban Woody Allen."

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  13. Alexey Marti & Urban MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    Alexey Marti is a powerful percussionist from Havana, Cuba. He is at the forefront of the new Latin music scene in New Orleans, tirelessly exploring new musical terrain and incorporating it back into his own rich musical roots.

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  14. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    ... acquired by naturalization, of Cuban actress and singer MarA a Conchita Alonso, who moved to Venezuela from Cienfuegos, Cuba, when she was less than four years old, and has openly voiced opposition to the government of both late President Hugo ChA ...

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  15. Mets to scout Cuban defector Yasmani TomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amazin' Avenue

    A number of baseball players have defected from Cuba to the United States in recent years to try their hand at breaking into the majors. Two of the most visible are the Dodgers ' Yasiel Puig and the Red Sox ' Yoenis Cespedes, but they were preceded by many others.

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  16. The Shortwave Report 09/19/14 Listen GloballyRead the original story

    Thursday | IndyMedia

    ... 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK Japan. in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY ...

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  17. Reports from Cuba: Ministerial HustlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Babalu Blog

    ... for everything and even includes visits to museums on its list of events. Presentations by the National Ballet of Cuba, Haydee Milanes, Descemer Bueno, among others, are part of the shows absorbed by Habanarte. Also, the Art in the Rampa show, and ...

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  18. Fabiola Santiago: Let Fidel flunkies sing in Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    The giant invasive snails - so deft at travel that they've made it from southern Miami-Dade to Davie without a passport or a helicopter or having to pay tolls - worry me. Buena Fe, the controversial musical duo from Cuba - in Miami for a Thursday concert - hadn't even registered on my radar until I came across a tweet from an island blogger who's a well-known front-man for the Cuban government.

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  19. Mezcla heats up the valley with Afro-Cuban rhythmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... the while maintaining a solid foundation of veteran Afro-Cuban masters. When not on tour, the musicians return home to Cuba where they make regular appearances at Havana's premier jazz club, La Zorra y el Cuervo, and at the annual Havana Jazz ...

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  20. "Don't make children fight your war:" ex-child soldier to ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    ... of 60 war victims and the first former child soldier chosen to meet government and rebel negotiators in peace talks in Cuba to end Colombia's 50-year war that has killed 200,000 people and displaced nearly six million. The FARC, which has tried to ... 2 comments