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  1. The pipeline: How baseball-mad Cuba develops top-tier talentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Daily Camera

    In this March 18, 2006, file photo, Cuba's Yulieski Gourriel is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the seventh inning of a World Baseball Classic semifinal game against the Dominican Republic in San Diego. Gourriel played in Japan last season, then returned to Cuba to join Industriales, one of two pro teams in Havana.


  2. Amid optimism, US-Cuba relations still challenge MLB players like Rusney Castillo, Yasmani TomasRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago |

    ... first time. Tomas made one of essentially three choices for Cubans hoping to make a living playing baseball: stay in Cuba and make $2,500 a month at best if you're a star; play in other countries like Japan for a modest shot at earning a salary in ...


  3. Why now is the time to visit CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    With the US recently announcing a plan to relax its trade restrictions with Cuba, there has been a great deal of speculation on how the country will change. Neil Ridley visits Havana to explore what the recent thawing in diplomatic relations will mean for its cigar and rum industry Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


  4. NY Gov. Cuomo meets with top officials in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    Governor Andrew M Cuomo speaks to members of the press while on a walking tour of Old Havana in Havana, Cuba. Photo: Office of the Governor.


  5. SpecialistRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richard's Notes

    My flickr contact Alper posted this fantastic image of a a man fixing an old American car in Havana, Cuba while a group of men watch.


  6. Past Tense Oregon: USS Oregon, a war hero, came to Portland 90 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... first went to war in 1898 and, according to the Oregon Encyclopedia , distinguished itself in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, where the U.S. defeated Spain. The ship was decommissioned in 1903 but then made a brief comeback as a reserve vessel ...


  7. NY trade mission to Cuba wraps up todayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Empire State News

    Governor Andrew Cuomo arrived in Havana, Cuba Monday as part of the NYS Trade Mission to Cuba. Upon arriving at Jose Marti Airport, the Governor was greeted by Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba's Foreign Ministry.


  8. NY's Cuomo become 1st US governor to visit Cuba post-detenteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... in line at a gas station New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has become the first U.S. governor in five years to visit Cuba, following President Obama's ease on trade and travel to the communist nation. The Governor is heading a delegation of 18 ...


  9. The pipeline: How baseball-mad Cuba develops top-tier talentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KDWN

    Yasiel Puig, Jose Abreu and other Cuban baseball players arriving in the major leagues in recent years all come from the same pipeline: state-run academies that produce hundreds of players in the baseball-mad island. While major league teams have academies where they groom their own prospects in other talent-rich Latin American countries like the Dominican Republic and Venezuela, players in Cuba are hand-picked by the government in elementary school and developed to feed its national team and dozens of national and regional leagues.


  10. Cuba's local elections see lower voter turnoutRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Some 88.3 percent of the 8.5 million eligible voters cast their ballots Sunday in Cuba's local elections, six points lower than the voter turnout in October 2012, the National Electoral Commission said Monday. Dozens of thousands of Cubans are at the moment traveling abroad and unable to vote, Balseiro told a news conference.


  11. Prominent U.S. governor visits Cuba amid electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    New York's governor becomes the first sitting governor to visit Cuba since the U.S. began talks with the island country. POSSIBLE LISTERIA CONTAMINATION.


  12. Engage with Cuba, but push freedomsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... a speech castigating the U.S.'s imaginary crimes from a literal dictator - was the worst possible way to re-engage with Cuba. Normalizing relations with Cuba is a huge gift to the Castro regime. That move could have been used to force Cuba to ...


  13. Obama: Cuban Information Minister?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    ... during our interactions. ... President Castro earlier today spoke about the significant hardships that the people of Cuba have undergone over many decades. I can say with all sincerity that the essence of my policy is to ... make sure that the ...


  14. New York's Cuomo become first U.S. governor to visit Cuba post-detenteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Day

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo toasts with a mojito during a meeting Monday at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba. Cuomo is the first U.S. governor to visit Cuba since the Dec. 17 declaration of detente.


  15. In Cuba, New York Governor Cuomo seeks to open doors to tradeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met senior Cuban officials in Havana on Monday as the head of a high-powered business delegation looking to take advantage of President Barack Obama's easing of restrictions with the Communist-led island. Cuomo, a Democrat, is the first governor to visit Cuba since a December announcement by Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro that they would restore diplomatic relations and work to normalize trade and travel ties after more than a half century of hostility and confrontation.


  16. Fidel Castro votes in Cuba's municipal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 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) -- Cuba's former president and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro exercised his right to vote at the municipal ...


  17. The Prison Called CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... and among my friends were young Cubans sent there to get a degree. I have often wondered which among them returned to Cuba and which, like those who could afford it, were joined by their family who fled Cuba. The U.S. had been involved with Cuba ...


  18. MoreRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... university in Campus or the Babel of Knowledge(2002-2004). Havana-Oslo Several of the exhibited works originated in Cuba and refer to issues related to the Castro regime and Cuban society, such as Fin del Silencio(2010), a series oftapestries with ...


  19. Cuomo Travels to Cuba to Get New York's Foot in the DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Governor Andrew Cuomo meets with Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz, Cuban Minister of Trade and Foreign Investments at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba. Governor Andrew Cuomo has become the first American governor to visit Cuba since relations were re-established with the communist nation.


  20. Both opposition candidates concede defeat in Cuba electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |