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2 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a... A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

In this April 12, 2014 photo, people talk on the doorstep of their house in Havana, Cuba.

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2 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

In this April 12, 2014 photo, a man in a wheelchair passes next to a living room set sitting on the steet to dry, next to a poster of a house that reads "Swap Agreement" in Havana, Cuba.

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4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

La Ermita in Coconut Grove is reenergized with help of new priest, younger diverse parishioners

At a recent church festival at the Ermita de la Caridad del Cobre in Coconut Grove, the pastor jumped on stage and joined the choir to sing an old Cuban standard.

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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 4/20/2014

GUYS & DOLLS LEGACY HIGH SCHOOL 4/23-4/23/2014 Set in Damon Runyon 's mythical New York City, this oddball romantic comedy - considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy - soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon: Sarah Brown , the upright but uptight "mission ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Cuban Reps Want Answers About Maryland's Alan Gross

By ILANA SHULEVITZ Capital News Service Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said last week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross' intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Maryland, Prison, American University, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

15 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

My father died at the Bay of Pigs Invasion

This Easter Sunday is especially sad for me. My father died this weekend 53 years ago at the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.

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20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

FBI and CIA Desperate Attempts To Cover Tracks

We have been watching the running battle between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over the investigation of torture at Guantanamo and elsewhere.

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

Yesterday | Boston.com

Hannah Berkeley Cohen for The Globe Cuba, US are warily, slowly improving relations

The imposing, seven-story structure with darkened windows sits just across from the Malecon, or sea wall, central Havana's communal hangout.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Prison, Fidel Castro, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

She Knows

Meet the breed: Havanese

Choosing to add a furry friend to your growing household is a long-term commitment, and picking a breed that fits your lifestyle presents the key to a happy home.

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Cactus Thorns

CSMonitor.com: Supreme Court refuses case on Guantanamo detainees and torture

Washington- The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a major case examining whether GuantA namo detainees enjoy a constitutional right not to be subject to torture and other harsh tactics by government officials.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team

Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its player rules last year.

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Free Republic

What Really Happed at the Bay of Pigs

"They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 53 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, US Military, US Navy

Free Republic

Cuban government makes Good Friday official holiday

After granting temporary permission for Cubans to celebrate Good Friday in 2012 and 2013, the Cuban government has decided grant a request made by Pope Benedict during his visit to the country in 2012 to make it a permanent official holiday.

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Slate Magazine

The Longform Guide to Cuba

There was a lot of attention this week on Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba, with features in both Los Angeles and ESPN the Magazine .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

An Immigrant's Perspective

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eulalia "Lala" Mooney, who spoke at a recent Tea Party meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Villanova University, World News, Fidel Castro, Medicine

The Chronicle Herald

Tussle mars Halifax flight from Cuba

A flight from Cuba to Halifax was delayed and two unruly female passengers were denied entry to the jetliner after a disturbance at the Varadero airport, another passenger said Friday.

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Babalu Blog

On Gabo's Passing

Known as "Gabo," he was one of the most popular and talented Latin American novelists of our time.

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Babalu Blog

Is Alan Gross more valuable to Castrogonia because he is Jewish?

Rabbi Cooper employs the term "freedom fighter/terrorist" for the Castronoid spies serving jail sentences in the U.S. Whether he is being sarcastic or not is hard to tell.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Central America, Life, Holidays, Passover, Federal Prisons, US News, Conservative Political News

National Public Radio

Guantanamo Trial In 9/11 Veers Off Track Again

An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.

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