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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.

 

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GOP-dominated House votes to defund Organization of American States

In another fit of lunacy, the Republican House Committee on Foreign Relations voted to cancel the payment of dues to the Organization of American States.

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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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