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News on Cuba continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Cuba's Customs Clamps Down in "Illegal Imports"

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Illuminating Havana

As a member of a small group of architects sanctioned as cultural ambassadors by the U.S. State Department, Bernardsville resident Philip Kennedy-Grant, FAIA, recently traveled to Havana, Cuba.

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12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Chinese leader signs accords, wraps up Cuba visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his visit to Cuba after signing dozens of agreements for such things as investment by Chinese firms on the island.

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Related Topix: Raul Castro, World News, Fidel Castro

15 hrs ago | Beacon

Leonel Matheu's exhibit examines Cuba's dystopian state

A state of dystopia, in the spirit of George Orwell's "1984," is exactly how Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu describes his homeland.

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16 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Family of murdered opposition leader Oswaldo Paya launches new plebiscite effort in Cuba

On the second anniversary of the death of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Paya, his daughter, Rosa Maria Paya, announced Tuesday that the Christian Liberation Movement he founded is preparing a campaign to demand a plebiscite on the island's future.

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21 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Ex-Gitmo Detainee Can't Get His Money Back

The Pentagon does not have to return the money that it seized from a Guantanamo detainee that it released to Algeria, a federal judge ruled.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Times

Cuba on July 26 : July 23, 2014,

Very soon, on July 26, we will be commemorating another anniversary of the assault on the "Moncada" and "Carlos Manuel de Cspedes" garrisons when so much time has passed since those events took place.

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St. Petersburg Times

Nuance Galleries opens show of 15 Cuban artists

In 2013, Robert Rowen of Nuance Galleries, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, purchased a collection of several hundred works by 20th century Cuban artists.

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

Nuvo.net

The Best Damn Sandwich in Town: Havana Cafe's Cuban

I have been avoiding writing this sandwich battle review for a while, because I just didn't want the honeymoon phase to be over with my public celebration of Goose the Market's Batali sandwich.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Tampa, FL

Houston Chronicle

With millions unspent in draft, Astros to watch Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

The Astros saw their spending pool in the amateur draft reduced by $8 million. Letting Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix go unsigned reduced the team's pool from a league-leading $13,362,200 to $5,069,600.

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West Australian

China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Cuba on Tuesday to expand investment in the fellow communist nation, his last stop on a four-country Latin American charm offensive.

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Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Raul Castro, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Fidel Castro, Vladimir Putin

Philly.com

Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, American University, Guantanamo Bay

Dear Kitty

Music for peace, all over the world

MARRYING Rolling Stone Keith Richards with Aztec Indian percussionists, Mexican horns, an Australian didgeridoo, a Congolese bassist and an array of other talented international musicians may come across as a bit off the wall.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Saveur.com

Papa's Favorite Poison

Years ago, I had little use for the daiquiri. I regarded it as a fruity, frothy, adolescent concoction, made for injudicious college drinking and the "specialty cocktail" page at chain restaurants, all too often impregnated with artificial colors and flavors.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cuba Travel, Caribbean Travel, Inventions, Science / Technology, World News,

The Washington Post

Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.

In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Cuba

Two years later Castro proclaimed the Marxist-Leninist nature of the revolution.

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China Daily

China, Cuba to further advance ties

A Cuban student, identified as Luo Xiao by her Chinese name, holds up her calligraphic work of Chinese character "rabbit" at Beijing Language and Culture University in this file photo taken on Feb 1, 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Central America, Cuba, NY, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, National University

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Offering fish at your door? Be careful

Many Cubans opt for the informal market instead the high prices of the products in hard currency stores.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Life, Food, Seafood, US News, Conservative Political News

Foster's Daily Democrat

Church receives $7,000 to bring water filtration systems to Cuba

A local church has received $7,000 to help provide water filtration systems to Cubans.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Church receives $7,000 to bring water filtration systems to Cuba

A local church has received $7,000 to help provide water filtration systems to Cubans.

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