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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Market-style reforms widen racial divide in Cuba

Cuba's experiment with free-market reforms has unintentionally widened the communist-led island's racial divide and allowed white Cubans to regain some of the economic advantages built up over centuries.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, Small Business, Personal Finance,

7 hrs ago | KSWO

6 Cuban men land in Texas after boat engine breaks

Authorities say six Cuban men have landed on South Padre Island after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico because their boat engine failed.

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Related Topix: South Padre Island, TX, Cameron County, TX, World News,

Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABC News

Uruguay Says Guantanamo Prisoner Not Imminent

A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being negotiated and is unlikely to occur before upcoming elections in the South American country, an official said Monday.

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

KEPR CBS 19

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

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

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, TV, Electronics, us Travel, Travel

Examiner.com

Today in Rock: September 1

On this day in 1956 Jerry Lee Lewis, then only nineteen years old, goes to Memphis to audition for Sam Phillips at Sun Records.

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Related Topix: Florida, World News, The Steve Miller Band, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Children TV, Animated TV, The Beatles, Entertainment, Paul McCartney, Television

Green Left Weekly

Briefs: Ecuador to turn military bases into parks, hospitals; Cuba teaches Guatemalans to read

Ecuador will cut its military by 51% over the next 10 years, teleSUR English said on August 28. Ecuadorian defence minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced the armyA s 516 units would be cut to 252.

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Related Topix: World News, Agriculture, Science

St. Augustine Record

Smooth Sailin': Time marches on, revolutions fade and politics bloom a new day

It is super easy to ignore it, but we are citizens of the bigger world. And this world of ours, even this far north in Florida, is part of the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Florida, World News, Central America, Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, us Travel,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

Coffee Industry in Cuba. How can we change?

I have been fascinated about coffee industry in Cuba recently. There are many coffee regions in the world we talk about, understanding their process and efforts taken in order to succeed in specialty coffee market where quality is our main core.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, World News, Central America, Agriculture

The Fresno Bee

The little violinist, 20 years after the Cuban rafter crisis

Lizbet Martínez, the violinist who arrived at the age of 12 during the 1994 exodus out of Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Hialeah, FL, Prison, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Florida International University

The Tribune

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers'...

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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The Miami Herald

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

Fernando Angel in his home office in Miami. The accountant is letting his firm, F. Angel & Associates, Inc., dwindle to two or three clients while he pursues his dream: analyzing professional cycling for the beIN Sports TV network.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Rustic Rum Branding - Original Bacardi Rum Packaging Goes Back to Its ...

'Original Bacardi' rum is a new drink from Bacardi that revisits its Cuban roots.

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Related Topix: Drink, Rum, Liquor, World News

IndyMedia

The Shortwave Report 08/29/14 Listen Globally

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.

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Related Topix: World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Israel, Middle East

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Independent

Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Activism

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: You can't come in

"You can't come in," a young doorkeeper emphatically tells a young man, while gesturing for him to move away from the door.

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

Washington Times

Castillo to make pro debut Sunday

Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is set to make his pro debut for the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fort Myers, FL, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Imprecise timetable for Cuban currency conversion

By James A. Baer Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs The Cuban government's timetable for conversion from two currencies to one is inexact, but not of marginal importance.

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Related Topix: Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News,

The Raw Story

Cuban immigrants head back to sea after being turned away from Cayman Islands

Sixteen Cuban migrants who sought refuge in Grand Cayman have resumed their voyage in a small, homemade aluminum boat after local officials turned them away, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Travel, Cayman Islands, Caribbean Travel, Cayman Islands Travel,

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