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  1. US would represent main market for Cuban cigarsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Caribbean News Now!

    HAVANA, Cuba -- The vice-president of Habanos SA international corporation, Jorge Luis Fernandez, said in Havana that if the US trade restrictions were lifted, Americans could make up the main market for Cuban Habano cigars. Speaking to Trabajadores newspaper, Fernandez said that from 1949 to 1958, just before the Cuban revolution, the US was a natural market for the Cuban product, as Americans would buy 33 percent of the Cuban cigar production, which translated into 35 percent of the total income of the sector.

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  2. The Nation Invites Readers on Trip to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mediaite.com

    Not to be outdone with The New York Times 's recent offer of Times -sponsored travel to Iran , The Nation magazine has struck back with the following offer: a "seven-night cultural and educational exchange program" in Cuba. "The trip is certain to offer a unique opportunity not only to visit the island, but also to experience its people, politics, culture and history in a way few ever have," the ad states, promising to Cuba harder than any trip to Cuba has ever Cuba'd.

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  3. Cuba sends 91 more doctors to fight EbolaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Cuban Doctor Ronald Hernandez is served coffee before the start of a press event in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Some of the 91 health workers who will travel to Liberia and Guinea to help with the treatment of Ebola patients were presented to the press.

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  4. Old Havana's young wrestlersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Junior Lazaro stretches in preparation for a wrestling training session in a park in Old Havana, Cuba, on Oct. 16, 2014. The Kid Chocolate Hall where they normally train is closed for repairs so their instructor moved the class to a nearby park.

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  5. ALBA summit on Ebola was a success, say leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor HAVANA, Cuba -- Presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia and Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela agreed on the success of a recent summit of the ...

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  6. Tuesday Oct. 21, Our World In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Youngsters Wrestle 'to be Like Mijain Lopez': In this Oct. 18 photo, two young wrestlers compete during a practice session during a training session in an auxiliary gym, in Old Havana, Cuba. About 20 children are learning to wrestle under the watchful eye of former wrestler Michael Guerra.

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  7. Boston Red Sox Should Consider Trading Yoenis CespedesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    At the 2014 trade deadline, the Boston Red Sox made a rare big leaguer for big leaguer trade when they acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Jon Lester . Generally when moving a player of Lester's caliber a team will look to acquire prospects, but this trade made sense because Cespedes had the potential to impact the Red Sox in 2015.

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  8. Legendary Swiss photographer Rene Burri dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... of the painter. He also traveled widely, including to the Middle East, Asia and Latin America, where during a visit to Cuba in 1963 Burri shot his famous picture of a cigar-chomping Che, seemingly pausing for thought during an interview. In this ...

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  9. For mom with breast cancer, son's frustration with health insurance is painfulRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local10.com

    ... breast cancer with the support of her family, her doctors and her health insurance. She remembers when she left Havana, Cuba for Madrid, Spain with her mom, some years after Fidel Castro took power. While they waited for legal entry into the United ...

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  10. Democracy run off the road in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The other day, Fidel Castro wrote an opinion column for Cuba's state-run newspaper, Granma , as he has done periodically from retirement. He lavished praise on an editorial in The New York Times that called for an end to the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.

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  11. To Cuba and Back: Glexis Novoa Dwells on the Contradictions of the Communist CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    Glexis Novoa's painting Se Vende dominates the Juan Ruiz Gallery in Wynwood. The seven-by-ten-foot canvas is freighted with abstract symbols ranging from women's shoes to beer cans, a lap-top, a car, a pig's head, a bust of Jose Marti, an assault rifle, a skull next to a giant penis, and acronyms for Cuba's Committee for the Defense of the Revolution and Fidel Castro's July 26th Movement.

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  12. News and notes: Jazz in the (Cuban) Neighborhood, Bach dancing no more?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... 8 p.m. Saturday at the Emerald Tablet in San Francisco. Jazz in the Neighborhood also is organizing a January trip to Cuba. Here are the details. Cuba is unique in the world as a place where the arts and artists are among the most highly valued, ...

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  13. Commentary: Washington Post: Truth and freedom in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The other day, Fidel Castro wrote an opinion column for Cuba's state-run newspaper, Granma, as he has done periodically from retirement. He lavished praise on an editorial in The New York Times that called for an end to the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.

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  14. Bears WRs a unique matchup for Patriots DBs; James Young looking to...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    Here are Monday's top sports stories that didn't have any local games to watch last night, which felt weird: Chicago's size on the outside is second-to-none. Marshall is 6-foot-4, 230 pounds; Jeffrey is 6-foot-3, 216; and Bennett stands 6-foot-6, 265.

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  15. Does it make sense for the Red Sox to trade Yoenis Cespedes?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Over The Monster

    Yoenis Cespedes finds himself at the center of the latest Red Sox trade rumors. Should Ben Cherington explore a trade for the outfielder? An insightful, modern-day scholar said the following brilliant words of molten poetry: "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man.

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  16. Chicago's DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    From the Poor streets of Havana Cuba, to the richness of Downtown Chicago. These two cities couldn't possibly be more apart, more different and yet I loved them both.

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  17. AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Oct. 16, 2014 photo, young wrestlers Braimond Sanchez, from left, Raimel Lazaro and Junior Lazaro strike a pose for a photo, during a training session in a park in Old Havana, Cuba. About 20 children are learning to wrestle under the watchful eye of former wrestler Michael Guerra.

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  18. Nigeria: China Donates U.S.$6 Million to WFP for Ebola ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... affected by the Ebola outbreak and the survivors. Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has again praised Cuba for sending more doctors, nurses to fight the Ebola pandemic in West Africa. It added that a team of 165 Cuban medical doctors ...

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  19. Should the Red Sox Trade Yoenis Cespedes?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Adam Kaufman is a Boston.com sports columnist who also serves as national and local talk show host and anchor on the CBS Sports Radio Network, 98.5 The Sports Hub, and WBZ NewsRadio 1030. At the Sports Hub, the Syracuse grad hosts the weekly "Celtics @ 7" NBA show on Saturday mornings and handles C's studio host responsibilities for game coverage.

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  20. AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Oct. 13, 2014 photo, young wrestlers form lines at the start of their practice in a park in Old Havana, Cuba. The children are candidates to enter the Sports Initiation School, the first stage of sports training in Cuba, and specialize in wrestling.

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