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1 hr ago | Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Now People Don't Want the 'Chavitos'

The State Currency Exchange resumed the sale of convertible pesos today, after some interrupted for lack of non-convertible, i.e. Cuban pesos .

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WMAL-AM Washington

Cuba's Solution To A Condom Shortage? Hand Out Old Ones, Ignore The Expiration Date

HAVANA, Cuba) -- A shortage of supplies has Cuban health officials worried, as the country's stock of condoms dwindles down.

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News Times

This Nov. 9, 2011, file artist rendering by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the U.S. military, shows Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri during his military commissions arraignment at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Guantanamo, Cuba.

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

Downtown Austin

Cuban Restaurant in Downtown Austin - Pleasant Storage Room

As far as I know, there aren't currently any Cuban restaurant concepts in downtown Austin proper.

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Myrtle Beach Online

2014 Cuba film festival to honor Garcia Marquez

In this Dec. 7, 2004 file photo, Colombia's writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, right, speaks with fans at the inauguration of the 26th Havana Film Festival in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Fidel Castro, Entertainment

Barnstable Patriot

Barnstable students delight in Cuban adventure

STUDENTS TOGETHER Students from Barnstable High School share a moment with students from a Cuban art program on April 21 as part of their cultural and educational trip to the island country.

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Reuters

Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations

Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy.

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Greenwich Citizen

Cuban-American leaders helped 'Cuban Twitter'

In this Feb. 1, 2014 file photo, Raul Moas, center rear, executive director of the nonprofit organization Roots of Hope, addresses a group during a "Hackathon for Cuba" event run by Roots of Hope in Miami.

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The Miami Herald

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi's 'secret world'

Frank Terpil says he once tried to hire two Cubans from Miami to assassinate an enemy of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi .

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), World News, Central America, Cuba, AL, Prison

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Suria

Cubans get Hollywood, football fix...

Black market sales of USB sticks loaded with Hollywood blockbusters, pop music or football are booming in communist Cuba, where content-starved consumers are snapping them up to escape the dreary offerings of state-run media.

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Nerve News

Five killed in Cuba road crash

"The accident occurred when a dairy truck had a slight friction with the passenger vehicle on the road between the cities of Moa and Holguin, before the latter overturned as its driver lost control, Xinhua quoted citing police.

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ABC News

Prosecutor to Brief Guantanamo Judge on FBI Probe

A U.S. prosecutor is asking the judge in the Sept. 11 case for more time to look into whether an FBI investigation will affect the stalled war crimes trial.

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

Bloomberg

Guantanamo Inmate's Appeal Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

The sun rises over the Camp Delta detention compound at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

High court rejects new Guantanamo appeal

The Supreme Court has declined another appeal from a Guantanamo Bay prisoner who argues that federal appellate judges in Washington are ignoring the high court's command that the detainees be given a meaningful opportunity to challenge their confinement.

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

Hispanically Speaking

It's Official- Good Friday to be Cuban Holiday Beginning Next Year

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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Babalu Blog

Easter No. 3 for a Prisoner of Castro

Christians the world over celebrated the resurrection of their savior on Sunday with worship services and family gatherings.

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

Trinadad Express

Why Norman Girvan matters

The death of Prof Norman Girvan, one of the Caribbean's most acclaimed public intellectuals, has left a huge void in the public square of debate and ideas about realising our human, social and economic potential at a time when the region is going through its worst development crisis in a long time.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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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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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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