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12/13/2018 03:40 AM
UMiami Doctors Report 'Cognitive Fog' Among U.S. Diplomats In Cuba – But Still No Cause - WLRN
  1. UMiami Doctors Report 'Cognitive Fog' Among U.S. Diplomats In Cuba – But Still No Cause  WLRN
  2. U.S. diplomats had inner-ear damage after ‘health attacks’ in Cuba, doctors say  PBS NewsHour
  3. U.S. Diplomats With Mysterious Illness in Cuba Had Inner-Ear Damage, Doctors Say  The New York Times
  4. Doctors who first saw U.S. diplomats hurt in Cuba say symptoms 'cannot be faked'  NBCNews.com
  5. Doctors who first tested diplomats after Cuba ‘health attacks’ doubt concussion theory  Miami Herald
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12/13/2018 04:10 PM
Cuba sees nickel output topping 50,000 tonnes - Reuters
Cuba sees nickel output topping 50,000 tonnes  Reuters

HAVANA, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Cuba's nickel plus cobalt sulfide production will top 50,000 tonnes this year and earnings are up over 2017, the head of the ...


12/13/2018 05:06 PM
Cuban ballet icon Carlos Acosta stars in biopic 'Yuli,' gets Goya Award nominations - NBCNews.com
Cuban ballet icon Carlos Acosta stars in biopic 'Yuli,' gets Goya Award nominations  NBCNews.com

Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, who left the Royal Ballet in 2015, stars in biographical film 'Yuli' directed by Spaniard Iciar Bollain and scripted by Briton Paul ...


12/12/2018 10:12 PM
What if “Sustainable Agriculture” Weren't Theoretical? The Case of Cuba - Union of Concerned Scientists
What if “Sustainable Agriculture” Weren't Theoretical? The Case of Cuba  Union of Concerned Scientists

“Are you farming without fossil-based chemicals because you have to? Would you do it if you had a choice?” We put our hosts on the spot with this question.


12/11/2018 11:58 PM
US Demands Answers from Cuba on Imprisoned Dissidents - VOA News
US Demands Answers from Cuba on Imprisoned Dissidents  VOA News

The Trump administration is demanding answers from Cuba about eight of more than 100 people it says are political prisoners held by the communist ...


12/13/2018 04:37 AM
Reindeer, without Santa, visit Cuba Memorial Hospital | News - Olean Times Herald
Reindeer, without Santa, visit Cuba Memorial Hospital | News  Olean Times Herald

CUBA — Santa had to move over and make way for a reindeer, which visited the skilled nursing unit at Cuba Memorial Hospital on Wednesday.


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth - The New York Times
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth  The New York Times

As the traumas of Fidel Castro's revolution fade, young Cubans are letting go of the past and embracing a new, global present.


12/09/2018 02:43 AM
Can Cuba’s human rights legacy be recovered? - Miami Herald
Can Cuba’s human rights legacy be recovered?  Miami Herald

Over the past 15 years, I witnessed how Cuban diplomats undermined international human rights standards, first at the United Nations Human Rights ...


12/12/2018 07:07 AM
Police reports 12/12/18: Cuba man charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl - Olean Times Herald
Police reports 12/12/18: Cuba man charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl  Olean Times Herald

CUBA — A Cuba man has been charged with multiple felony drug charges for allegedly selling what authorities described as a dangerous combination of ...


12/13/2018 06:56 PM
Restaurateur battles staff turnover by taking workers to Cuba - CTV News
Restaurateur battles staff turnover by taking workers to Cuba  CTV News

One Montreal restaurateur has decided giving his employees an all-inclusive trip to Cuba is the best way to ensure they don't leave for a competitor.


12/05/2018 04:46 PM
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access - NPR
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access  NPR

Cuba's state telephone company will allow mobile phone customers to use the Internet via a new 3G network, starting on Thursday. But as with previous tech ...


12/12/2018 11:15 AM
My Communist Cuba Initiation Began With a Kitchen Sink - The Daily Beast
My Communist Cuba Initiation Began With a Kitchen Sink  The Daily Beast

When I moved to Cuba, I had little concept of what I'd stepped into. The government, however, spared no time in introducing me to their understanding of ...


12/07/2018 10:35 PM
Cuba president says policy changes address people's concerns, not a setback - Reuters
Cuba president says policy changes address people's concerns, not a setback  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said his government's last-minute changes to policies that went into effect on Friday following ...


12/12/2018 03:46 AM
Man with ties to Cuba arrested in Pueblo County for illegal grow - KKTV 11 News
Man with ties to Cuba arrested in Pueblo County for illegal grow  KKTV 11 News

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is reporting a man with ties to Cuba was arrested for an illegal marijuana grow.


12/13/2018 06:38 AM
Cuba sees steep drop in traffic accidents - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Cuba sees steep drop in traffic accidents - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

HAVANA, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Cuba registered over 8,200 traffic accidents from January to October of 2018, with 553 fatalities, local media reported on ...


12/09/2018 04:04 PM
Internet service now available on cell phones in Cuba - WPVI-TV
Internet service now available on cell phones in Cuba  WPVI-TV

Accessing the internet on our cell phones is as normal as breathing air for most of us, but in Cuba that luxury is just two-days-old!


12/13/2018 02:00 PM
Cuba’s First-Ever Classic Cars Contest to Feature 200 Restored Vehicles - The Manual
Cuba’s First-Ever Classic Cars Contest to Feature 200 Restored Vehicles  The Manual

Cuba's many restored classic cars persist as an historical symbol of Cubans' commitment to ingenuity and perseverance. Now, for the first time ever, the country ...


12/10/2018 02:40 AM
Canadian man stuck in Cuba faces second trial, inspires Montreal protest - CTV News
Canadian man stuck in Cuba faces second trial, inspires Montreal protest  CTV News

Protesters gathered in Montreal to support a father who's been stuck in Cuba for over a year and now faces a second trial for his involvement in a fatal boating ...


12/13/2018 05:36 PM
INSIDE THE AMERICAS - Cuba rolls out 3G mobile internet access - FRANCE 24
INSIDE THE AMERICAS - Cuba rolls out 3G mobile internet access  FRANCE 24

Cuba has announced that 3G internet access is now available for mobile phone users across the country. The small Caribbean island lags behind in terms of ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time - CNBC
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time  CNBC

Cost of data seen as prohibitive to locals who average take home pay of $30 a month.


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export - TIME
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export  TIME

This week hundreds of Cuban doctors stationed in Brazil packed up their bags and went home, less than two weeks after their government in Havana ordered ...


12/07/2018 06:00 AM
New Cuba law that artists say amounts to state censorship will be implemented gradually - Miami Herald
New Cuba law that artists say amounts to state censorship will be implemented gradually  Miami Herald

Cuban artists, writers and performers have met with government officials for weeks trying to get changes in a law they say amounts to censorship. Despite their ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Trump administration is unfairly denying diplomatic visas, Cuba says - NBCNews.com
Trump administration is unfairly denying diplomatic visas, Cuba says  NBCNews.com

HAVANA — Cuba on Thursday accused the Trump administration of unfairly denying visas to diplomats assigned to work at the Cuban Embassy in Washington, ...


12/13/2018 12:22 AM
In United States vs. Cuba, Russia is the big winner - Miami Herald
In United States vs. Cuba, Russia is the big winner  Miami Herald

The U.S. government pulled out of Cuba in self-defense. Yet by ramping up sanctions on the island, Americans are forfeiting their shot at retribution. National ...


12/03/2018 02:00 PM
Cuba shifts through public proposals for constitution - Miami Herald
Cuba shifts through public proposals for constitution  Miami Herald

For the first time since 1976, Cuba is completing overhauling its constitution. During a three-month public comment period, more than 7 million Cubans made ...


12/07/2018 01:00 AM
Cuba Softens Entrepreneur Rules. (That Might Make Internet Costs More Affordable.) - WLRN
Cuba Softens Entrepreneur Rules. (That Might Make Internet Costs More Affordable.)  WLRN

The big news from Cuba this week was that the communist government is allowing people more Internet access. Another official move may help them actually.


12/11/2018 08:31 AM
Sinn Fein to send members to Cuba in bid to learn from Communist dictatorship’s ‘shining example’ - The Irish Sun
Sinn Fein to send members to Cuba in bid to learn from Communist dictatorship’s ‘shining example’  The Irish Sun

The party is planning a 15-day tour of the Caribbean island nation to learn more about the Cuban revolution and build links within the country.


12/13/2018 01:22 PM
Heitkamp Farm Bill Amendment Supports Ag Trade to Cuba - KTIC
Heitkamp Farm Bill Amendment Supports Ag Trade to Cuba  KTIC

An amendment included in the farm bill allows the Department of Agriculture to use funds for Cuba-related trade activities. The Amendment by Senator Heidi ...


12/05/2018 04:33 AM
Cuba set to tighten screws on private sector - FRANCE 24
Cuba set to tighten screws on private sector  FRANCE 24

Havana (AFP). Ten years after they were first authorized to do business in Cuba, private entrepreneurs will be subjected to tougher restrictions from Friday -- a ...


12/09/2018 12:31 AM
Cuba family only feels poor at Christmas - Peoria Journal Star
Cuba family only feels poor at Christmas  Peoria Journal Star

CUBA — A lack of disposable income makes Christmas a stressful time in the Speaks household.“At Christmastime, you are reminded just how poor you are,” ...


12/07/2018 01:00 AM
Elian González celebrates his 25th birthday by setting up Twitter account - Miami Herald
Elian González celebrates his 25th birthday by setting up Twitter account  Miami Herald

As Cuba rolled out 3G *service* for mobile phones Thursday, Elian González, who as a boy was caught up in a bitter custody battle between his father in Cuba ...


12/06/2018 11:44 AM
Cuba scraps some new restrictions on private sector - Al Jazeera English
Cuba scraps some new restrictions on private sector  Al Jazeera English

Controversial rule that would have allowed only one business licence for each person and location has been dropped.


12/10/2018 06:21 PM
Furious couple left stranded in Cuba because they didn’t read the cruise ship newsletter - The Irish Sun
Furious couple left stranded in Cuba because they didn’t read the cruise ship newsletter  The Irish Sun

Kevin Rohrer and his girlfriend arrived at the dock in Havana for a 5pm departure but the schedule had been changed to an earlier time. The angry holiday ...


12/05/2018 01:00 PM
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned - Bradenton Herald
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned  Bradenton Herald

A deadly strand of the dengue virus, transmitted primarily by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, the mosquito that transmits Zika, has returned to Cuba. This type of ...


12/07/2018 05:43 AM
Cuba reinforces public transport as it clamps down on private taxis - Reuters
Cuba reinforces public transport as it clamps down on private taxis  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's government said on Thursday it was importing hundreds of microbuses and buses to alleviate a growing transport shortage in ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded - The Boston Globe
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded  The Boston Globe

HAVANA — About an hour into the best American movie of all time, “The Godfather Part II,” the action moves to Cuba. It's December 1958, and we see mob boss ...


12/06/2018 02:00 AM
Vox Sentences: Cuba is finally on the grid - Vox
Vox Sentences: Cuba is finally on the grid  Vox

Internal Facebook documents reveal troubling details of the social media platform's operations; Cuban residents are granted full internet access on their mobile ...


12/05/2018 09:02 PM
They were on a ‘honeymoon’ to Cuba — but they stole the yacht they used for the trip - Miami Herald
They were on a ‘honeymoon’ to Cuba — but they stole the yacht they used for the trip  Miami Herald

Aaron Burmeister and Ashley McNeil, of Big Pine Key, admitted they swiped the 40-foot catamaran sailboat named the Kaisosi on March 30 from a Lower Keys ...


12/07/2018 05:06 PM
Cuba takes another step toward Internet opening with mobile data service - AL DIA News
Cuba takes another step toward Internet opening with mobile data service  AL DIA News

Cuba, one of the world's most isolated countries in terms of Internet connectivity, on Thursday took another step toward greater openness with the activation of ...


12/10/2018 11:41 AM
How Cubans Come Second… in Cuba - Havana Times
How Cubans Come Second… in Cuba  Havana Times

By Julio Antonio Fernandez Estrada (El Toque). Photo: Cossett Perez. HAVANA TIMES – A few days ago, a Cuban friend of mine living in Ecuador told me that ...


12/05/2018 07:35 PM
Why Cuba’s artists are protesting - Financial Times
Why Cuba’s artists are protesting  Financial Times

As Cuban art goes on show in Miami, artists back home are being jailed after protesting a draconian new law.


12/10/2018 07:16 PM
Released From Jail, Artist Tania Bruguera Vows to Remain in Cuba to Continue Her Fight Against a New Censorship Law - artnet News
Released From Jail, Artist Tania Bruguera Vows to Remain in Cuba to Continue Her Fight Against a New Censorship Law  artnet News

The performance artist Tania Bruguera was released on Thursday, along with around a dozen other Cuban artists and activists, after spending three days in jail ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Exploring Cuba - WCVB Boston
Exploring Cuba  WCVB Boston

NewsCenter 5's Mike Beaudet explores a country full of contradictions: Cuba. A socialist nation that's eager to welcome international tourists and their money.


12/05/2018 08:42 PM
AP Exclusive: Cuba softens new law on artistic expression - Minneapolis Star Tribune
AP Exclusive: Cuba softens new law on artistic expression  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cuba is softening the impact of a heavily criticized new law that would have given government inspectors power to shut down any exhibition or performance ...


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba Is Pulling Doctors From Brazil After ‘Derogatory’ Comments by Bolsonaro - The New York Times
Cuba Is Pulling Doctors From Brazil After ‘Derogatory’ Comments by Bolsonaro  The New York Times

SÃO PAULO — Cuba said Wednesday it was recalling thousands of doctors deployed to poor and remote regions of Brazil after Brazil's far-right president-elect ...


12/06/2018 02:24 AM
Cuba among cruise lineup options from Norfolk in 2020 - WTKR News 3
Cuba among cruise lineup options from Norfolk in 2020  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk's cruise ship program is offering something new and for the very first time! In 2020, Carnival Cruise Lines will deploy two ships from ...


12/11/2018 03:04 PM
Americans venture back to Cuba as hurricane memories, U.S. tensions fade - Reuters
Americans venture back to Cuba as hurricane memories, U.S. tensions fade  Reuters

U.S. travel to Cuba is bouncing back a year after Hurricane Irma and the Trump administration delivered a one-two punch to visits by Americans to the ...


12/05/2018 04:13 PM
Tim McGraw to Perform in Cuba - Billboard
Tim McGraw to Perform in Cuba  Billboard

McGraw fans are invited to join him for “four days of music and adventure in the city of Havana.”


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
Trump administration issues sanctions against more tourist places in Cuba - NBCNews.com
Trump administration issues sanctions against more tourist places in Cuba  NBCNews.com

The Trump administration has added sanctions on 26 more tourist attractions in Cuba because they are owned by Cuba's military business conglomerate, ...


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
Canada Reports New Case of Diplomatic Illness in Cuba - The Wall Street Journal
Canada Reports New Case of Diplomatic Illness in Cuba  The Wall Street Journal

Canada said Thursday another Cuba-based diplomat is experiencing mysterious health symptoms, prompting officials to review their diplomatic presence in the ...


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba 'sonic attacks': Canadian diplomats say government abandoned them - The Guardian
Cuba 'sonic attacks': Canadian diplomats say government abandoned them  The Guardian

Several of those affected believe Ottawa has said little in public because it wants to maintain friendly relations with Cuba. Staff and agencies in Ottawa. Mon 19 ...


12/12/2018 07:15 AM
President returns from Cuba - Stabroek News
President returns from Cuba  Stabroek News

President David Granger returned to Guyana last night after completing the second round of chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, the Ministry of the ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
América TeVé filmed this movie in Cuba without official permission. It debuts Nov. 27. - Miami Herald
América TeVé filmed this movie in Cuba without official permission. It debuts Nov. 27.  Miami Herald

Irene in Havana,” a short film created by America TeVe, was filmed in Cuba clandestinely without officials' permission. It debuts in Miami Nov. 27.


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba libre: exploring the island by campervan - The Guardian
Cuba libre: exploring the island by campervan  The Guardian

Our campervan passes through Manicaragua, a tobacco-growing (once sugar-growing) town in the centre of Cuba. Manicaragua's leaves are used for the dense ...


12/06/2018 12:12 AM
Artists Arrested in Cuba for Protesting Decree Censoring the Arts - Hyperallergic
Artists Arrested in Cuba for Protesting Decree Censoring the Arts  Hyperallergic

Cuban artists were arrested after planning a sit-in at the Cuban Ministry of Culture to protest Decree 349, which puts in place unprecedented censorship of the ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Strengthening family ties, sparking transformation with Cuba - Episcopal News Service
Strengthening family ties, sparking transformation with Cuba  Episcopal News Service

The Episcopal Church in Cuba held its annual General Synod in Havana Feb. 21-23, 2014, and adopted a three-year strategic plan. Photo: Lynette ...


12/03/2018 09:00 AM
Artists Arrested for Protesting New Decree Limiting Artistic Freedom in Cuba - Artforum
Artists Arrested for Protesting New Decree Limiting Artistic Freedom in Cuba  Artforum

Artist Tania Bruguera and Bienal de La Habana organizers Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Yanelys Nuñez Leyva were among those arrested on Monday for ...


11/16/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row - BBC News
Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row  BBC News

Havana is recalling 8000 doctors after criticism from Brazil's president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro.


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Spain and Cuba agree to hold regular dialogue on human rights issues - EL PAÍS in English
Spain and Cuba agree to hold regular dialogue on human rights issues  EL PAÍS in English

Spain and Cuba signed a memorandum on Thursday that establishes a regular framework for political dialogue, including “a frank discussion on human rights,” ...


11/22/2018 09:00 AM
Spain’s Pedro Sánchez makes historic visit to Cuba but will not meet with leading dissidents - EL PAÍS in English
Spain’s Pedro Sánchez makes historic visit to Cuba but will not meet with leading dissidents  EL PAÍS in English

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will arrive in Cuba on Thursday for a historic visit aimed at “normalizing, stabilizing and deepening bilateral ties.” During ...


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
US hotel in Japan refuses Cuba ambassador - BBC News
US hotel in Japan refuses Cuba ambassador  BBC News

A US-owned hotel in Japan has been criticised by Japanese authorities after it denied the Cuban ambassador a room over fears it would violate US sanctions ...


11/17/2018 09:00 AM
Diaz-Canel received verbal support for Cuba but little economic aid during foreign tour - Miami Herald
Diaz-Canel received verbal support for Cuba but little economic aid during foreign tour  Miami Herald

After a visit to Russia and several Asian countries, Cuban ruler Miguel Diaz-Canel returned home without the immediate economic assistance required by the ...


12/11/2018 10:41 PM
President to return from Cuba today - Stabroek News
President to return from Cuba today  Stabroek News

The Guyana Embassy in Cuba says that President David Granger will be returning to Guyana today after the second round of chemotherapy for his Non-Hodgkin ...


12/11/2018 07:15 PM
Emmanuel Rodriguez training in Cuba to prepare for Inoue fight - Bad Left Hook
Emmanuel Rodriguez training in Cuba to prepare for Inoue fight  Bad Left Hook

Emmanuel Rodriguez is moving his training camp to Cuba to prepare for his bantamweight title unification fight with Naoya Inoue, which is supposed to take ...


12/06/2018 01:02 PM
Florida couple accused of stealing boat, sailing to Cuba for their honeymoon - KMOV.com
Florida couple accused of stealing boat, sailing to Cuba for their honeymoon  KMOV.com

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple quit their jobs, stole a 40-foot catamaran sailboat and sailed to Cuba for their honeymoon.


12/10/2018 08:38 PM
MSC Armonia Arrives in Miami for First Sailing to Cuba - Cruise Industry News
MSC Armonia Arrives in Miami for First Sailing to Cuba  Cruise Industry News

The MSC Armonia has arrived in Miami ahead of her first sailing to Cuba from South Florida. Starting on Monday, December 10 the MSC Armonia will begin...


11/17/2018 09:00 AM
Yasiel Puig danced on trip to Cuba - MLB.com
Yasiel Puig danced on trip to Cuba  MLB.com

Every spring, baseball players arrive to camp proclaiming that they're in the best shape of their lives. Usually that means they spent the offseason lifting weights, ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
U of M settled student's Cuba rape lawsuit for $137K - MPR News
U of M settled student's Cuba rape lawsuit for $137K  MPR News

The University of Minnesota agreed to pay $137500 to an undergraduate student who said she was raped in Cuba in 2014 by an interpreter hired by the local ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Are energy weapons behind mystery injuries in Cuba? Unlikely, but they do exist: author - CBC.ca
Are energy weapons behind mystery injuries in Cuba? Unlikely, but they do exist: author  CBC.ca

A Canadian diplomat's reported brain injury is fuelling the mystery around the so-called "Havana Syndrome," allegedly caused by a high-pitched, cricket-like ...


11/16/2018 09:00 AM
A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained - Al Jazeera English
A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained  Al Jazeera English

Same-sex marriage, private ownership and presidential term limits are all under consideration on the Caribbean island.


12/08/2018 09:35 AM
Almagro Comments on Cuba's Role in Venezuela and Nicaragua - Havana Times
Almagro Comments on Cuba's Role in Venezuela and Nicaragua  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – The OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, denounced on Friday the alleged participation of Cuban citizens in the violation of human rights in ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
IAEA Reviews Cuba's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework - International Atomic Energy Agency
IAEA Reviews Cuba's Emergency Preparedness and Response Framework  International Atomic Energy Agency

An International Atomic Energy Agency team of experts has concluded a 10-day mission to review Cuba's preparedness and response framework for nuclear ...


12/03/2018 09:00 AM
Another Diplomat Gets Brain Injury In Cuba: What We Know So Far - NDTV News
Another Diplomat Gets Brain Injury In Cuba: What We Know So Far  NDTV News

US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba have been complaining about "Havana syndrome," named for the city where nearly all the victims were based, for two ...


12/05/2018 11:30 PM
President George H.W. Bush stood strong for a free Cuba | Opinion - Sun Sentinel
President George H.W. Bush stood strong for a free Cuba | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

The late President George H.W. Bush is well remembered for facilitating the democratic transition of Eastern Europe, but he also kept a close eye on Communist ...


12/09/2018 12:18 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line ship leaves couple stranded in Cuba after departing early - Fox News
Norwegian Cruise Line ship leaves couple stranded in Cuba after departing early  Fox News

Kevin Rohrer's and his girlfriend's vacation ended abruptly in Havana, Cuba after their cruise ship left without them on a recent four-night Norwegian Cruise Line ...


11/29/2018 09:00 AM
BBC World Service - Newshour, Fidel Castro's niece on why Cuba is ready for same-sex marriage - BBC News
BBC World Service - Newshour, Fidel Castro's niece on why Cuba is ready for same-sex marriage  BBC News

Cuba is due to vote on a new constitution which paves the way for same-sex marriage.


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
Tim McGraw Announces Four-Day ‘One of Those Havana Nights’ Event in Cuba - Rolling Stone
Tim McGraw Announces Four-Day ‘One of Those Havana Nights’ Event in Cuba  Rolling Stone

Tim McGraw is one country music superstar who's not afraid to break down barriers, and come May 2019 he'll be making a trek south of the border to Cuba for ...


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
Mariela Castro reiterates support for same-sex marriage in Cuba - Washington Blade
Mariela Castro reiterates support for same-sex marriage in Cuba  Washington Blade

Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raúl Castro, on Thursday reiterated her support of marriage rights for same-sex couples during an ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
A Close-Up Look at Health Care in Cuba - UCBANow - UC Blue Ash College
A Close-Up Look at Health Care in Cuba - UCBANow  UC Blue Ash College

Photo above: Students finish a class in the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana. While health care is always a hot topic in the U.S., a University of ...


12/11/2018 05:00 PM
Cafe chat: Cuba Street Bistro reopens as vegetarian Herbivore - Stuff.co.nz
Cafe chat: Cuba Street Bistro reopens as vegetarian Herbivore  Stuff.co.nz

When the Cuba Street Bistro closed after the 2016 earthquake for strengthening, its owners seized the chance to realise an idea they'd been mulling for a few ...


12/13/2018 02:21 AM
Robert De Niro's son's estranged wife is 'hooking up' with Cuba Gooding Jr. - Page Six
Robert De Niro's son's estranged wife is 'hooking up' with Cuba Gooding Jr.  Page Six

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Claudine De Niro — the estranged wife of Robert De Niro's son Raphael — are an item, multiple sources told Page Six. “I wouldn't say ...


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
NEMO Minister meets with Belizean students in Cuba - Breaking Belize News
NEMO Minister meets with Belizean students in Cuba  Breaking Belize News

On November 29, 2018, while on an official visit to Cuba, Edmond Castro, the Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management, met with a group of ...


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
Mexico's Endangered Stingless Bees Mysteriously Find A Sweeter Home In Cuba - NPR
Mexico's Endangered Stingless Bees Mysteriously Find A Sweeter Home In Cuba  NPR

A rare, stingless bee cultivated by the Maya more than 3,000 years ago may be going extinct in its natural Yucatan Peninsula habitat in Mexico, but a mysterious ...


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
How to explore Ernest Hemingway’s Cuba - The Independent
How to explore Ernest Hemingway’s Cuba  The Independent

Ambos Mundos was where Hemingway's love affair with Cuba all started,” said Esperanza, the custodian of the legendary author's former hotel room in Havana.


12/07/2018 07:05 AM
Kim Yong Nam wraps up two-week-long trip to Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela: KCNA - NK News
Kim Yong Nam wraps up two-week-long trip to Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela: KCNA  NK News

North Korean titular head of state Kim Yong Nam wrapped up an over two-week-long trip to Latin America with a second visit to Cuba before returning to ...


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
The Cuba connection - News from Tulane
The Cuba connection  News from Tulane

Angus Lind explores the cultural ties between Cuba and New Orleans, sometimes described as "Latin America's most northern city." (Photo from Shutterstock).


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
What’s happening in art: Pedro Pablo Oliva’s visions of Cuba at UT and Heike Muller’s - Tampa Bay Times
What’s happening in art: Pedro Pablo Oliva’s visions of Cuba at UT and Heike Muller’s  Tampa Bay Times

With the long post-Thanksgiving weekend ahead, why not visit a gallery? View the work of a contemporary Cuban artist at UT's Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, or see ...


11/27/2018 09:00 AM
Student raped on study abroad in Cuba gets $137,500 settlement from UMN - St. Paul Pioneer Press
Student raped on study abroad in Cuba gets $137,500 settlement from UMN  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A University of Minnesota undergraduate studying in Cuba in 2014 said she was raped by a local interpreter who offered to help with her research. The U last ...


12/11/2018 07:17 PM
Man at 30th birthday party bottled drinker inside Revolución de Cuba after 'misjudging situation' - Manchester Evening News
Man at 30th birthday party bottled drinker inside Revolución de Cuba after 'misjudging situation'  Manchester Evening News

Frederick Tucker, 30, launched the attack on two men at Revolución de Cuba on Peter Street in the early hours.


11/23/2018 09:00 AM
Supporters to press Cuba for return of Quebecer caught in legal limbo - Cape Breton Post
Supporters to press Cuba for return of Quebecer caught in legal limbo  Cape Breton Post

MONTREAL — Supporters of a Quebec man who has been in legal limbo in Cuba since the death of a fellow Canadian tourist nearly 16 months ago are taking ...


11/27/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba begins pulling 8300 doctors out of Brazil following Bolsonaro's comments - The BMJ
Cuba begins pulling 8300 doctors out of Brazil following Bolsonaro's comments  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5027 (Published 27 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5027. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Fears for Brazil's healthcare system as Bolsonaro sends Cuba's white coat diplomacy packing - The Telegraph
Fears for Brazil's healthcare system as Bolsonaro sends Cuba's white coat diplomacy packing  The Telegraph

Angelita Santos cried when she heard the doctors were leaving. Health director in a town in the south-eastern state of São Paulo, she was aghast to hear that ...


11/16/2018 09:00 AM
Halt speculation on U.S. embassy in Cuba - Science Magazine
Halt speculation on U.S. embassy in Cuba  Science Magazine

Since 2016, the U.S. State Department has reported that 25 staff at the U.S. embassy in Havana have complained of symptoms such as hearing loss and vertigo ...


11/20/2018 09:00 AM
Same-sex marriage: is Cuba using it to 'pinkwash' other oppressive policies? - The Conversation - UK
Same-sex marriage: is Cuba using it to 'pinkwash' other oppressive policies?  The Conversation - UK

Cuba will revise its constitution in 2019 – and one of the biggest topics under debate is Article 68, which proposes legalising same-sex marriage. By legalising ...


11/24/2018 09:00 AM
Quebec man remains in legal limbo in Cuba - 680 NEWS - 680 News
Quebec man remains in legal limbo in Cuba - 680 NEWS  680 News

It's been more than a year since a relaxing vacation to Cuba turned into a nightmare for a Canadian family. Nov 24, 2018, 6:41 PM. Advertisement. Local.


11/15/2018 09:00 AM
2 Vancouver-area police officers acquitted of sex assault charges in Cuba - CBC.ca
2 Vancouver-area police officers acquitted of sex assault charges in Cuba  CBC.ca

Two Vancouver-area police officers who have been held in Cuba since mid-March over an alleged sexual assault have been acquitted.


11/17/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba's most famous transgender drag queen has a message for Trump: 'Lift the embargo' - The Independent
Cuba's most famous transgender drag queen has a message for Trump: 'Lift the embargo'  The Independent

The sun sets on Havana as male dancers carrying colourful fabrics, sequin lace dresses and peacock feathers rush into Las Vegas nightclub, located just steps ...


11/21/2018 09:00 AM
Irresponsible ignorance: Stop sanitizing Cuba's regime - Washington Examiner
Irresponsible ignorance: Stop sanitizing Cuba's regime  Washington Examiner

Picture a photo of a girl in a blue summer dress, posing on a vintage red Chevy, surrounded by decaying architecture with the “capitolio,” modeled after our own, ...


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
Missing vulnerable adult alert issued for elderly Cuba woman last seen Sunday - Olean Times Herald
Missing vulnerable adult alert issued for elderly Cuba woman last seen Sunday  Olean Times Herald

CUBA — The New York State Missing Persons Clearinghouse issued a missing vulnerable adult alert Monday evening for an elderly Cuba woman. Lorena Julia ...


12/02/2018 09:00 AM
How Havana is collapsing, building by building - USA TODAY
How Havana is collapsing, building by building  USA TODAY

HAVANA – Rafael Álvarez was up at 6:30 a.m. to warm milk for his baby daughter when he heard the sound of pebbles falling. “That's when the floor below us ...


 

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