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3 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 8/31/2014

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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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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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The Miami Herald

Vatican nuncio criticizes Castro regime in Cuba

The Apostolic Nuncio officiated a Mass in San Pío de Pietrelcina, located in the Italian city of Castro Marina.

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The Miami Herald

Catholic archbishop in Cuba criticizes government

In an unusual gesture for a member high in the Catholic Church's hierarchy in Cuba, the apostolic nuncio Bruno Musaro spoke openly about Cuba's "extreme poverty and human and civil degradation."

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Raul Castro

Babalu Blog

Oh! Oh! Canada: Party girls UPDATE

Some time in the future some Cuban historian might be able to collect and display photos of all the Canadian tourists who visited Castrogonia and collaborated in the enslavement of the Cuban people.

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