August

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Cuban-trained American doctor helps save lives in Haiti

Raising the dead with dopamine: An American doctor, graduate of Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine, devotes his residency to healing the people of Haiti.

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Cuba denounces inclusion in State Department “sponsors of terrorism” list

Once again, the U.S. Department of State has included Cuba, along with Sudan, Syria and Iran, in its list of "State Sponsors of Terrorism."

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Cuban Five prisoner Gerardo Hernandez demands justice

Persecution of the "Cuban Five" continues - they are victimized presumably as proxies for an unvanquished revolution.

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Cuba Caravan challenges blockade, returns to the United States

A year of work for organizers, and a month on the road for many participants, culminated on August 1 when the 22nd Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan returned from Cuba, passing that day from Mexico into Texas.

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Castro reports progress, criticizes religious discrimination

Raul Castro gave a generally upbeat report on economic and other progress, but sharply criticized the tendency of some officials to allow old habits to become obstacles to change.

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Heading for Havana

These days, you need not brave the sharks that populate the Straits of Florida to visit Cuba.