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In a first, U.S. allows Cuban envoy to travel to Ohio

It was first time in 10 years that the U.S. has permitted Cuba's highest ranking diplomat to travel away from the Washington D.C. area.

Cuban Five prisoner freed

Rene Gonzalez Sehwerert, one of the Cuban Five, imprisoned by the U.S. on spying charges, was released from a federal prison today after 13 years behind bars.

Applying money and words to defeat the Cuban revolution

In its efforts to upend the Cuban Revolution, the U.S. government has, in recent years, relied upon providing financial support for internal opposition groups.

Impunity continues on Cubana Airliner anniversary

Thirty-five years ago was a day of horror in the Caribbean, when two bombs exploded on a Cuban airliner, which fell into the sea off Barbados.

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British trade unionists come out for Cuba and the Cuban Five

From the vantage point of Cuban solidarity activists in the U.S., U.K. trade unionists deserve special credit because they've taken the lead in speaking out for the Cuba Five in Britain.

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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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