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37 min ago | Home

Reports have Red Sox signing Cuban star Castillo

The Red Sox have won the race to sign highly-regarded Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, according to numerous media reports.


Related Topix: World News, Juneau, AK

3 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

A letter to Pope Francis from Cuba's Christian Liberation Movement

"But Cubans are tired, Cubans want changes. More than ten years ago more than 25,000 Cubans supported a legal reform project.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Post, OR, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US News, Conservative Political News

7 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Team notes changes in Cuba in six years of mission trips

Villa Heights Baptist Church has sent a mission team to Cuba off and on for about six years, according to the church's pastor, the Rev.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Villa Heights, VA, Henry County, VA, Fidel Castro

7 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Local mission team views life, acts of faith in Cuba

Mission team members included James Copenhaver, Judith Parady, Dorie Hanes, Janet Copenhaver, Keith Spangenberg, Betty Romero, Barbara Shrader, Garrett Van Nutt and Susan Spangenberg.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba, OH, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen),

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Bonny Zanardi: Lordier finds beauty in the California landscape

New pastel paintings by Millbrae artist Kim Lordier are presented in "Chasing Beauty," an exhibit on view through Oct. 19 at James J. Rieser Fine Art in Carmel.


Related Topix: California, San Mateo County, CA, Millbrae, CA, Painting, Arts, World News, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Connecticut Post

Cuban Lyceum: Sixty years Main Head her and her al

As vice president of the Cuban Lyceum of Bridgeport -- Liceo Cubano de Bridgeport -- I am proud to acknowledge that 2014 marks the organization's 60th anniversary.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Bridgeport, CT, Opinion

GAO: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl swap

The Defense Department broke the law when it transferred five Taliban detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in exchange for former prisoner of war Army Sgt.


Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, US News, US Military Prisons, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

NewsOn6 Tulsa

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, World News, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Ohio


US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they... Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond ... (more)


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Beyonce, Dance, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, World News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Courthouse News Service

Crash Victims Can't Sue Aircraft Maker in Calif.

The family of a man killed in a November 2010 plane crash in Cuba cannot sue the French manufacturer of the aircraft in California, the 9th Circuit rules.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, World News,

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Cuban Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach

Trying to find the best Cuban sandwich in South Florida is like trying to find a stretch of pavement uncluttered with out-of-state plates come high season.


Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, World News, Central America, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, West Palm Beach, FL


US Office of Foreign Assets Opens Up Another Way for Americans to Tour Cuba

It wasn't too long ago that travel to Cuba was near impossible but, slowly, opportunities are opening up for Americans.


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


Brantly's blood tests are negative

Dr. Kent Brantly , who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.


Related Topix: Emory University, World News, Tanzania, Israel, Middle East, Ferguson, MO

Babalu Blog

Dr. Carlos J. (Juan) Finlay - Remembering Our History

With the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal celebrated on August 15, 2014, let's not forget that a Cuban physician from Camaguey was partly responsible for the completion of this feat.


Related Topix: World News, Medicine, Malaria, Health, US News, Conservative Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Venezuela's President Pays Visit to Fidel Castro

A poster that features Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez and Cuba's Fidel Castro is displayed on a glass window at the entrance of an apartment building in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, World News, Raul Castro

Korean News

Reception Given at DPRK Embassy in Havana

A reception was given at the DPRK embassy in Havana on August 13 on the occasion of the 88th birthday of Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban revolution.


Related Topix: Central America, World News

Inside Colombia

Pope Greets Presence of Victims in Colombian Peace Talks in Havana

Pope Francis expressed being happy for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict that were heard at the negotiating table of the Government and the guerrillas of the FARC-EP installed in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

ISIS releases video showing beheading of American journalist

The Islamic State posted a video Tuesday that it said showed the beheading of James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago, according to a transcript released by the SITE Intelligence Group.


Related Topix: World News,

The Hill

9/11 terror trials delayed by allegations of torture

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once averred that "Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen."


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

Mother Jones

Anti-communist crusader Otto Reich is a baffling pick to "change the narrative."

In late July, with child migrants still surging across the US-Mexico border, President Obama met with Central American leaders to discuss a response to the crisis.


Related Topix: World News, New York