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At Maine-Canada border, anti-Cuba blockade is broken

The half-century-old U.S. economic blockade against Cuba was broken in one small corner of the United States on June 30.

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Cuba struggles for food self-sufficiency

Cuba is restructuring its economy. Agricultural changes are part of the process.

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Cuba celebrates International Children's Day

Cuba puts itself onto a fiesta footing each June 1 to entertain "those they know" who want every happiness, love, and an unforgettable International Children's Day.

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U.S. intransigence on Cuban Five prisoners a high stakes game

With appeals all but exhausted, the only hope for relief of unremitting judicial abuse of the Cuban Five lies with President Barack Obama.

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Florida fire, journalist harassment reflect special U.S. rules for Cuba

Fire destroyed the Coral Gables, Fla., offices of Airline Brokers, a charter flight provider servicing Cuba and other countries. The Fire Department blamed arson.

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Americas summit displays "consensus without Washington"

Summit of the Americas reflected a shift from the "Washington Consensus" to the "consensus without Washington."

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Hemispheric leaders divided on drug policy, Cuba

President Obama attended the sixth Summit of the Americas over the weekend in Cartagena, Colombia, where he and regional leaders wrestled over a range of politically sensitive issues.

Gaitán, OAS, and Cuba: from tragedy to farce

The assassination was tragedy, and so too was violent upheaval that within 48 hours took 330 lives in Bogota and killed 3000 people throughout Colombia.

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Big push for freedom for the Cuban 5

A broader-than-ever coalition of organizations, activists and well-known artists will be going to Washington to break through the wall of silence.

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Pope visits Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI recently made an "Apostolic Journey" to Mexico and the Republic of Cuba

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