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Family of political prisoner in Miami refuses to visit Cuba

Family of political prisoner in Miami refuses to visit Cuba Cuban politics continues to divide families across Florida Straits Author: Hatzel Vela, Reporter, hvela@Local10.com Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com Published On: Nov 20 2015 10:30:02 PM EST Updated On: Nov 23 2015 02:06:42 PM EST HOLGUIN, Cuba – The small town of Rafael Freyre, about […] Continue reading

“Wave of Political and Social Repression” in September, according to CCDHRN

“Wave of Political and Social Repression” in September, according to CCDHRN / 14ymedio Posted on October 6, 2015 14ymedio, Havana, 5 October 2015 – This September there were at least 882 arbitrary arrests for political reasons, according to a report by the Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN). The figure is the […] Continue reading

Francis Travels to Cuba to Show Support for a Church Wanting to Broaden Its Reach

Francis Travels to Cuba to Show Support for a Church Wanting to Broaden Its Reach / EFE-14ymedio, Sara Gomez Armas Posted on September 21, 2015 EFE, Sara Gómez Armas, Havana, 18 September 2015 — Pope Francis is the third pontiff to visits Cuba, a country where the Catholic Church has assumed an important role as […] Continue reading

Scandals involving Cuba raise concerns

Scandals involving Cuba raise concerns Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:58 pm A rusty North Korean ship hides 2 MiGs, munitions and radar systems — 240 tons of contraband weapons in all — under tons of sacks of Cuban sugar then gets stopped going through the Panama Canal. A former Cuban Interior Ministry colonel accused […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Oil Bust

April 24, 2013, 12:47 p.m. ET Cuba’s Oil Bust By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Remember all the hype about Cuba drilling for oil in Caribbean waters and American companies missing out on the bonanza because of the U.S. embargo? Well, like all the other Cuban get-rich-quick schemes of the past 50 years, this one seems to [...] Continue reading

Pope wants to see Fidel Castro on Cuba trip: source

Pope wants to see Fidel Castro on Cuba trip: sourceReutersBy Philip Pullella | Reuters VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict wants to see Fidel Castro on his trip to Cuba next month but the meeting will depend on the health of the communist country's revolutionary leader, a senior Vatican official told Reuters on Saturday. The [...] Continue reading
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