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Google Hangout: New era in U.S.-Cuba relations

What can people do to strengthen ties between our two countries? Join the conversation!

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High and low points of Connecticut’s history with Cuba

The Dec. 17, 2014 announcement by President Obama establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba was a day we thought we might never see.

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New tasks for the Cuba solidarity movement

Obama's announcement was "a major step forward toward ending the 55-year cold war with Cuba."

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Obama’s historic shift on U.S.-Cuba relations

Americans and Cubans woke up on Dec. 17 to the jaw-dropping news that the U.S. is making a monumental shift in its relations with Cuba.

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U.S. and Cuba announce re-establishment of diplomatic relations!

Obama and Raul Castro announced a breathtakingly radical agreement to change the relationship between the two countries.

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Breaking news: Obama freeing remaining three of Cuba 5

The remaining three of the Cuba 5 are being freed in a  new deal between President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro.

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Seismic shift seen in Florida Cuban American vote

Despite winning the gubernatorial race in Florida last week, exit polling shows that Gov. Rick Scott lost Cuban-Americans to his Democratic opponent, 50 to 46 percent.

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Communist reporter on Capitol Hill and other adventures

In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.

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Cuba Caravanistas welcomed in Dallas

Participants explained why they are going: "To deliver aid to our brothers and sisters in Cuba as a direct challenge to the U.S. government's cruel and immoral economic blockade."

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Cuban Americans talk about normalizing Cuba relations

In a city known for its hostility toward Cuba's socialist government, Cuban Americans met March 15 to talk about normalizing U.S. relations with the island. It was a noteworthy development.

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