Opinion

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A month in my home country: What a trip!

What a trip! I had last visited my American home country three years earlier; during my visit last month I saw that some things hadn't changed much, some things had.

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Writing on Amtrak

Soon we'd be snaking through the freight yards and pulling into the Amtrak platform at L.A.'s Union Station.  It was a dramatic opening scene - almost cinematic - filled with promise.

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End to favoritism for Cuban immigrants?

The Chicago Tribune's editorial February 16 on U.S.- Cuba relations was big news - the newspaper had departed from the prevailing silence on how Cubans arrive in the United States.

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July 26, Cuba: absolved by history

July 26, 1953 was the start of the movement to overthrow Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista -- and the Cuban Revolution.