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Seven key points in U.S.-Cuban Relations

Although talks between the U.S. and Cuba are in themselves a milestone for two countries which have lacked formal ties for more than 50 years, they only mark the beginning of a much longer and complicated process. 1,431 more words


Cuba’s Coming Out Party at the Summit of the Americas

For the small island of Cuba, the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama marked a kind of “coming out” party. Banned from the for-capitalists-only gatherings from the time they began in 1994, Cuba was not only invited to participate in the Summit this year, it was the belle of the ball (albeit the belle was a shaky, 83-year-old Raul Castro who lacks his brother Fidel’s charisma). 1,051 more words


Anti-Cuban embargo movement picks up steam in US

Big businesses and politicians from both sides of the ideological spectrum are putting their muscle into new Washington lobbying efforts to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba as the two countries press ahead to re-establish diplomatic relations. 173 more words


FAQ: Can you sell me a Cuban?

Since the changes in the Cuban cigar sanctions were announced, the most common question I’m asked at the tobacco counter in my bookstore is, “Can you sell me a Cuban?” 406 more words


ABC: Why Cuba's Removal from US terrorist list is going to be a big deal

April 9, 2015 The State Department has completed its review of Cuba‘s status as a state sponsor of international terrorism, President Obama announced today from… 632 more words


NYT: Major League Baseball Exhibition Possible in Cuba Next Year

Major League Baseball continues to highlight its intention to play at least one exhibition game in Cuba, bringing the game to the homeland of some of the league’s best players. 1,648 more words