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57 min ago | Babalu Blog

Prominent black Cuban dissident asks the Congressional Black Caucus...

Cuban dissident Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera personifies courage. The petite Afro-Cuban dissident has suffered beatings, imprisonment and sexual harassment at the hands of Raul Castro's goons in Cuba.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, Raul Castro, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gregory Meeks

2 hrs ago | Business Wire

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Renewal underscores Friendly Planet Travel's commitment to delivering high-value cultural access for Americans eager to experience Cuba legally )-- Friendly Planet Travel announced today that it has been awarded a two-year renewal of its people-to-people license for legal travel to Cuba from the Office of Foreign Assets Control .


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

6 hrs ago | All About Jazz

Yosvany Terry: Yosvany Terry: New Throned King

What has distinguished Terry from his counterparts, however, is that while most of the Cubans are either pianists or drummers, his instruments of choice have been the alto and soprano sax.


Related Topix: Cuba, AL, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Nutley: College honors, July 31

Meghan N. McGrath of Nutley was named to the fall 2013 dean's list at DeSales University.


Related Topix: DeSales University, Rochester Institute of Technology, World News, Wall, PA, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Boston University

Christian Science Monitor

Traveling with electronics? How to fly without bulky cameras, laptops.

Yulieski Gourriel speaks on his cell phone before catching his flight at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, May 29, 2014.


Related Topix: World News

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Veteran Cuban Musician Rey Cabrera Spices up the Summer with a Brand New Album

Los Angeles, CA - Cuban born vocalist and master of the tres, a traditional Cuban style guitar, brings his finest latin jazz music to the North American audiences this coming August 5th.


Related Topix: World News,


How US Immigration Policies Endangered Central American and Cuban Children

Leaving parents behind, 57,000 children crossed into the United States without papers between October 2013 and June, 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Honduras,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Edvin Ortega Will DJ at Summer Stage 2014 in New York City

PRLog - Jul. 29, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Actor/DJ host Edvin Ortega will be performing for the City Parks Foundation, Summer Stage Kids at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx.


Related Topix: World News, Yonkers, NY

MT Shortwave Central

Radio Havana Cuba: DXers Unlimited

Radio Havana Cuba Dxers Unlimited's - middle of the week program for Tuesday 29 July 2014 By Arnie Coro - radio amateur CO2KK Hi amigos radioaficionados all around the world and orbiting our planet aboard the ISS.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio

Sys-Con Media

Sunwing Will Offer Exclusive Family, Adults Only and Group Features at Melia Cuba Resorts This Winter

Sunwing Vacations will offer exclusive perks and privileges at several Melia Cuba Resorts this winter, providing added value for those planning a family vacation, adults only retreat, or a groups getaway.


Related Topix: World News,

Babalu Blog

NBC in Castrogonia: Extreme Surrealism

NBC continues to outdo itself in reporting from the enslaved Castro Kingdom, ignoring the fact that it is one of the most repressive --and surreal -- hellholes on earth.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, US News, Conservative Political News

Babalu Blog

Maleconazo: A rumor of freedom that shook Cuba's Castro dictatorship

"We now know that any method or model which purportedly aims to achieve justice, development, and efficiency but takes precedence over the individual or cancels out any of the fundamental rights leads to a form of oppression and to exclusion and is calamitous for the people."


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

BBC News

UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm

The UN Security Council has blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

Stars and Stripes

White House: No plans to use Gitmo tent city for Texas migrant kids

The Obama administration has no plans to use its pop-up tent city for Caribbean migrants at Guantanamo to help ameliorate the Texas border crisis of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Central America.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yucatan Living

Cuba, Our Mysterious Neighbor: Part II

Havana Harbor is the heart of activity that brought the city of Havana to life and it remains the focal point of a considerable portion of the city's economic success.


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

Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy


Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

The prison's chief of staff, Navy Capt. John A. Schoomer, confirmed that a single video record exists at the remote detention center in southeast Cuba, according to a July 15 response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Miami Herald last year while more than 100 prisoners were on the hunger strike, 36 of them being force-fed.


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

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Was Moncada necessary?

A great deal has been written about the assault on Moncado Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and the Carlos Manuel de CA©spedes Barracks in Bayamo on 26 July 1953.


Related Topix: Cuba Travel, Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News, US News, Conservative Political News

Babalu Blog

Cuba takes a repressive turn under Raul Castro

Cuba's repressive and apartheid dictatorship under the iron grip of Raul Castro is supposedly the moderate regime open to "reforms" with which the U.S. should be seeking rapprochement.


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

Babalu Blog

Parasitic Raul Castro clings to Chinese dictator during his entire visit

Perhaps not. After all, in all parasitic relations, the parasite feeds off the host, but in this case Raul was clearly the parasite, never letting go of Xi during the entire visit.


Related Topix: Raul Castro, World News, Xi Jinping, US News, Conservative Political News