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Obama threatens veto of tighter curbs on Cuba travel

President Obama has threatened a veto of a House bill if it includes tightened restrictions on Cuban-American travel and aid to Cuba.

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Friendshipment en route to Cuba, breaking U.S. blockade

The U.S. economic blockade against Cuba, which has lasted 50 years, targets people.

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Best things in life are free: studying medicine in Cuba

Who would have ever believed that one of the best medical programs in the world is free, in a third world country and primarily filled with people of color?

Cuba: U.S. anti-government payouts continue

U.S. Senator John Kerry has raised questions as to waste and corruption in distributing U.S. funds to anti-government groups in Cuba.

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World Notes: Venezuela, South Africa, Romania and more

Thousands marched in Caracas on June 7 demanding protection for small farmers determined to take over unused land in accordance with the Lands and Agrarian Development Act of 2001.

World Notes: Haiti, Kazakhstan, Italy and more

Evictions in Haiti, oil drilling in Cuba, troubles for the Italian prime minister - and more.

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Cuba's oil prospects pose dilemma for U.S.

On May 12, the Cuban government took advantage of an international meeting on oil drilling safety in Trinidad and Tobago to announce that drilling is about to begin for offshore wells in deep water off Cuba's northeastern coast.

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Reject terrorism, extradite Posada

The time is overdue for justice-minded people to organize to secure terrorist Luis Posada's extradition to Venezuela.

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Cuban Communist Party congress recalls victories, projects more

At the Cuban Communist Party's sixth congress, it was an occasion for remembering and rededication.

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Cuban communists elect new leaders, plan for changes

Party leaders stressed that even though some of the proposals may seem radical, their purpose is not to dismantle, but to strengthen Cuba's socialist system.

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