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  1. 5 things you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WHAS11

    ... translate? On Wednesday, a special episode of Conan O'Brien's late-night show airs after filming last month in Havana, Cuba. The move followed President Obama's lift on travel restrictions to the controversial country, but O'Brien insists his ...

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  2. Americans Can Go to CubaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... Mike Whitney on Greece and the Eurozone and JoAnn Wypijewski on Media Lies that Killed. On a recent CODEPINK trip to Cuba with a 150-person delegation, we found the island crawling with Americans taking advantage of the relaxation of US travel ...

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  3. Dr. Albert Cohen Has Recently Been Recognized by America's...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR.com

    Dr. Albert Cohen is the President and Medical Director of Boca-Delray Pathology Labs. He was born in Havana, Cuba and earned his M.D. at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  4. Cuba looks north to US farmers for help with food crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Pink piglets nosed for scraps under the admiring gaze of former President Ronald Reagan's first secretary of agriculture and about a dozen other U.S. farmers and trade officials who may represent Cuba's best hope for ending the half-century-old trade embargo it blames for most of its economic troubles. On Wednesday, their delegation of about 90 representatives of U.S. agriculture will wrap up three days of meetings with Cuban officials and farmers as part of a lobbying campaign for the elimination of the embargo.

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  5. Photo: Farmer Antonio Rodriguez, 60, ploughs a field usinRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Farmer Antonio Rodriguez, 60, ploughs a field using oxen on unused government land that farmers are allowed to use to grow food and raise livestock, on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

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  6. Obituary: Minnie Minoso / Major league baseball's 1st black Latino starRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.

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  7. US agriculture representatives explore business opportunities in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    HAVANA, Cuba -- Representatives of an agricultural organization in the United States are visiting Cuba to explore the opportunities the Caribbean nation offers in agribusiness, with the purpose of establishing bilateral commercial exchanges, limited for over 50 years due to the US trade embargo. The delegation, on a visit to the island since Sunday, is composed of 95 representatives of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba , created after the announcement made by presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama on December 17 of the decision to reestablish diplomatic relations.

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  8. U.S. agribusinesmen in Cuba call for end to embargoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    A sizable delegation of U.S. agri- business owners visiting Cuba has called for an end to the U.S.- led trade embargo, state daily Granma reported Tuesday. The 96-member delegation of agricultural representatives on Monday kicked off a series of meetings with their Cuban counterparts, aimed at "exploring trade and exchange opportunities, " said the daily.

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  9. Cuba and the new normalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    There is deep ambivalence in our community over normalizing relations with Cuba. For the first wave of Cubans, those relations will never be normal.

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  10. EXCLUSIVE: Cuban advocate meets with U.S. lawmakers in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Juana Mora CedeA o , left, in an undated photo with independent Cuban LGBT rights advocates. Mora on Feb. 20, 2015, met with House Leader Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress in Havana, Cuba.

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  11. Reports from Cuba: Radio Marti: The voice of Cuban dissidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    ... jams the station's broadcasts less here. In Varadero, located on the Hicacos Peninsula and along the northern coast of Cuba, Radio Marti's programming can be clearly heard. Given the new geo-political dynamic between Cuba and the United States - two ...

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  12. What would Cuba do?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

    Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member, distinguished members of the committee, I am honored to have this opportunity to share my analysis on the U.S. national security implications of the Administration's new Cuba policy, and I commend you on calling this hearing on what is often a misunderstood threat to our national interests.

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  13. Chomsky on Cuba: After Decades of U.S. Meddling & 'Terrorism,' Restoring Ties is Least We Could DoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    ... than 50 years. His forthcoming book, co-authored with Ilan PappA , is titled On Palestine . The United States and Cuba have held a second round of talks as part of the effort to restore full diplomatic ties for the first time in more than half ...

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  14. How to Beggar One's Neighbor: Cuba in 2015Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... Plus: Mike Whitney on Greece and the Eurozone and JoAnn Wypijewski on Media Lies that Killed. Our "educational" tour of Cuba in early February 2015 was celebrating the "lifting" of the economic blockade by President Obama. When we landed and saw the ...

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  15. WorldViews: Why Midwestern farmers want to break the Cuba embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    U.S. and Cuban flags stand attached to a speaker inside a press room where U.S. agricultural representatives and political figures from farming states were slated to give a news conference in Havana. HAVANA - Cuba policy sometimes makes strange bedfellows, which is how a man like Thomas Marten, a burly Illinois soybean farmer with a bushy red beard, had come to Havana to make a statement about the principles of free enterprise.

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  16. Why Midwestern farmers want to break the Cuba embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A U.S. and Cuban flag stand attached to a speaker inside a press room where U.S. agricultural representatives and political figures from farming states were slated to give a press conference in Havana. HAVANA -- Cuba policy sometimes makes strange bedfellows, which is how a man like Thomas Marten, a burly Illinois soybean farmer with a bushy red beard, had come to Havana to make a statement about the principles of free enterprise.

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  17. Fidel Castro Writes About Meeting with Cuban FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    (HAVANA, Cuba) -- Fidel Castro met on Saturday with the Cuban Five, a quintet of agents convicted of espionage within the U.S. in a controversial 2001 trial which found them g... DENVER (AP) _ Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower ... 5 comments

  18. Young Cuban artists testing the boundaries of dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    With fake-diamond studs lining his lips and ears, and a tattoo carved under his dreadlocks, Omar Sayut is hard to miss. " Down with Raul! Down with Raul! " he chants in a video performance, referring to the president of Cuba, Raul Castro.

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  19. Calendar: Tuesday, March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Books@Noon: Discuss favorite books, learn what others are reading and find suggestions for your reading list when the group meets at noon the first Tuesday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org. Spanish-English Conversation Group: A Spanish-English conversation group meets from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish.

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  20. Conan takes his show to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    ... will be found in a familiar place: behind a desk. Or, rather, what he describes as a borrowed cafe table. In Havana, Cuba. But for most of the hour (11 p.m. on TBS), Conan will find its host footloose and fancy-free, airing a talk show from this ...

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