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  1. Photos of the DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | SFGate

    ... seat loaded with his client's TV brought from the U.S., as he leaves the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and ...

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  2. Cuba Cracks Down on What Travelers Can Bring Into the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Mashable

    Over the last five years, travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba have eased to the point where travelers now bring in as much as $2-billion worth of products annually.

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  3. Cuba gets tough with tourists bringing in goodsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

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  4. Uruguay: Guantanamo prisoner transfer not imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... them to the U.S. for any reason, including imprisonment. The U.S. opened the detention center on its Navy base in Cuba in January 2002 to hold men suspected of links to al-Qaida, the Taliban or other terrorist organizations. The six men approved for ...

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  5. Dry foot! Slaves from Castrogonia make it to TexasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... at South Padre Island after a 1,200 mile voyage. The six men originally from the island of Nueva Gerona, just south of Cuba, washed ashore, just north of the tourist area, sometime early Monday morning. The area is under the watch of the Cameron ...

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  6. Cuban Tourists Face Crackdown on Shopping AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Skift

    ... each year thanks to the easing of travel restrictions by the U.S. and Cuban governments over the last five years. Their Cuba-bound checked baggage has become a continuous airlift that moves nearly $2 billion of products ranging from razor blades to ...

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  7. Photo: In this undated photo released by the family of AhRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this undated photo released by the family of Ahmed al-Darbi on Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, which was provided to them by the International Committee of the Red Cross, Guantanamo detainee Ahmed al-Darbi is seen at Camp 4 of the detention center on Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

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  8. UPDATE 1-Cubans angered by new consumer import restrictionsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Cuba has raised duties and restricted imports on consumer goods brought in by air travelers or sent by mail, imposing greater hardship for a fledgling private sector and angering people looking to counter chronic shortages.

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  9. Deadly silence: 92,000 Columbians remain missingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Catholic.org

    ... help throw light on some of the forced disappearances. Peace talks between the two sides have been under way in Havana, Cuba, since November 2012 in a bid to end the war, though fighting continues. A peace deal might persuade rebels from the ...

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  10. The Rev. Austin Joyce, 64, counselorRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... cancer at his home in Coatesville. Born in Honolulu, Dr. Joyce moved with his military family from Guantanamo, Cuba, to Washington, and finally to Philadelphia when he was 6. "We resided in Philadelphia, a city and culture where the complexities of ...

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  11. Business-News-Schedule at 1230 GMT / 8.30 Am EtRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... since the March 2011 disaster. (JAPAN-ECONOMY/CAPEX (UPDATE 1), moved, by Tetsushi Kajimoto, 500 words) HAVANA - Cuba has raised duties and restricted imports on consumer goods brought in by air travellers or sent by mail, imposing greater ...

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  12. Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers luggageRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... each year thanks to the easing of travel restrictions by the U.S. and Cuban governments over the last five years. Their Cuba-bound checked baggage has become a continuous airlift that moves nearly $2 billion of products ranging from razor blades to ...

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  13. Today in Rock: September 1Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... when he returns. On this day in 1957 Gloria Estefan, future lead singer for the Miami Sound Machine, is born in Havana, Cuba. Also on this day a young Jimi Hendrix catches Elvis Presley's performance at Seattle's Sicks Stadium. On this day in 1965 ...

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  14. 'The Cut': Venice ReviewRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Groong

    ... alive and the film's odyssey structure really kicks in, as the protagonist has to comb through Syria, Lebanon, Havana, Cuba, Florida, Minneapolis and even the Great Plains in search of his daughters. Unintentionally, the number of locales the mute ...

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  15. A smitten Diana Nyad honored with Castro-regime medal by Castro-family eunuchRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award.

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  16. Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers'...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami.

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  17. Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami. Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and ...

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  18. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    In this Aug.10, 2014, photo, people get ready to swim in the ocean as they arrive to Guanabo beach on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.

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  19. Smooth Sailin': Time marches on, revolutions fade and politics bloom a new dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    ... part of the Caribbean. Currently, there is an elephant in the living room in the Caribbean. Fortunately for us, I think Cuba will eventually turn out to be an interesting elephant in our collective circus. Our ties in St. Augustine to this still ...

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  20. Briefs: Ecuador to turn military bases into parks, hospitals; Cuba teaches Guatemalans to readRead the original story

    Yesterday | Green Left Weekly

    ... and Australia. Nearly four million people have benefited from the initiative worldwide, the Cuban government says. Cuba itself has one of the highest rates of literacy in Latin America, at around 99.8%, according to the United Nations Educational, ... 6 comments