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30 min ago | BBC News

UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm

The UN Security Council has blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.

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4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

White House: No plans to use Gitmo tent city for Texas migrant kids

The Obama administration has no plans to use its pop-up tent city for Caribbean migrants at Guantanamo to help ameliorate the Texas border crisis of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Family, Kids, World News, US Navy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yucatan Living

Cuba, Our Mysterious Neighbor: Part II

Havana Harbor is the heart of activity that brought the city of Havana to life and it remains the focal point of a considerable portion of the city's economic success.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Latin,

Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.

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McClatchy

Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

The prison's chief of staff, Navy Capt. John A. Schoomer, confirmed that a single video record exists at the remote detention center in southeast Cuba, according to a July 15 response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Miami Herald last year while more than 100 prisoners were on the hunger strike, 36 of them being force-fed.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Was Moncada necessary?

A great deal has been written about the assault on Moncado Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Carlos Manuel de CA©spedes Barracks in Bayamo on 26 July 1953.

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Babalu Blog

Cuba takes a repressive turn under Raul Castro

Cuba's repressive and apartheid dictatorship under the iron grip of Raul Castro is supposedly the moderate regime open to "reforms" with which the U.S. should be seeking rapprochement.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Raul Castro, Prison, US News, Conservative Political News

Babalu Blog

Parasitic Raul Castro clings to Chinese dictator during his entire visit

Perhaps not. After all, in all parasitic relations, the parasite feeds off the host, but in this case Raul was clearly the parasite, never letting go of Xi during the entire visit.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, World News, Xi Jinping, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

China can learn from Cuba's preservation efforts

Cuba, a socialist country, is building the Mariel development zone west of the capital Havana.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, China, Asia, Opinion

Babalu Blog

Miami's Freedom Tower exhibit 'Journey to Freedom'...

Those shirts, she explained, belonged to her father, Emilio AdA n Silva, when he was a Supreme Court justice in Cuba, and they represented his life before he and 12 other justices signed a letter denouncing Fidel Castro's government.

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The News-Star

Religious Services

Women's Bible study meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, crosspointinc.org. * Sunday: Third Sunday after Pentecost; 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I; 10:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judge

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/27-Jul-2014/one-of-five-9-11-accused-to-be-tried-separately-judge For news details Read on : One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judge WASHINGTON : A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled that one of the five alleged September 11 plotters, Yemeni Ramzi Binalshibh, ... (more)

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Babalu Blog

Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart urge UN to place Cubans involved...

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart led a letter to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mario Diaz-Balart, North Korea, Asia, Democrat, Representative Albio Sires, Representative Jeff Duncan

Daily Kos

75 Cubans

"Music has no language, so definitely there's a special power to reach the spiritual power, the divinity, music is the only way, no other way to reach there.

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Courthouse News Service

'Real-World' Trumps Gitmo Detainee's Claim

A former Guantanamo detainee cannot use WikiLeaks cables to sue the United States for pulling the strings behind his subsequent prosecution in Libya because revolutionaries have already broken him out of a maximum-security prison in Tripoli, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

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Berkshire Eagle

Steve Melito: Fort Chaffee revisited

It was the summer of 1980 and Democrat Bill Clinton was in trouble. Monica Lewinsky was just 7 years old then, and the future president was still a decade away from a White House run.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, us Travel, Travel, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

PM Of Solomon Islands Inaugurates Embassy In Cuba

Visiting prime minister of the Solomon Islands Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday inaugurated his country's embassy in Havana, Cuba's official daily Granma reported.

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Prince George Citizen

Judge severs case of 1 of 5 defendants facing trial at Guantanamo in Sept. 11 attack

A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept.

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Townhall

Putin Robbed Blind in Cuba

Russian president Vladimir "Teflon" Putin is on a roll-or so we're led to believe by the media.

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Cybercast News Service

US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kuwait, World News, Middle East, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Guantanamo Bay

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