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Outside Havana, Cubans are still waiting for American visitors
HOLGUIN/SANTA CLARA, Cuba (Reuters) - U.S. visitors and their dollars are flooding into Havana as airlines and hotels take advantage of the thaw in relations between the Cold War antagonists, but in the provinces outside the Cuban capital, the promised tourism boom is more rumor than fact.
213 points by Reuters | United States Cuba Fidel Castro Raúl Castro Barack Obama Democratic Party Che Guevara President of the United States
Cuban revolutionary: When you're young you fear nothing
Gladys Sanchez Espinosa, 88, a brigadista in Castro's literacy campaign, recalls the early days of the revolution.
1647 points by Al Jazeera English | Fidel Castro Cuban Revolution Che Guevara Cuba Raúl Castro Camilo Cienfuegos Fulgencio Batista 26th of July Movement
Cuban churches denounce U.S. probe of humanitarian aid project
HAVANA (Reuters) - The Cuban Council of Churches denounced the U.S. government on Wednesday for threatening to strip tax exempt status from Pastors for Peace, a group that has delivered humanitarian aid to Cuba for decades in defiance of Washington's sanctions.
16 points by Reuters | Internal Revenue Service Barack Obama United States Department of the Treasury United States Cuba Taxation in the United States Democratic Party Fidel Castro
UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017
By United Press International On Feb. 19, 1942, as a security measure during World War II, the U.S. government began relocating Japanese-Americans to internment camps in remote areas of several states.
1 points by UPI | Fidel Castro World War II Nicolaus Copernicus Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Raúl Castro Deng Xiaoping Battle of Iwo Jima Amy Tan
680 Cubans returned home since end of 'wet foot, dry foot'
HAVANA (AP) - About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident, state television reported Friday. Cuba's government had long sought ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Cuba Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States Fidel Castro Iraq War Christopher Columbus
Mike Flynn drives outrage from liberal hypocrites
Mike Flynn was right to quit. You don't lie to the vice president of the United States and let him go out on national television and lie to the American people. President Trump was right to accept his resignation. Or demand it, depending upon which version you choose to believe. ...
817 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Vice President of the United States United States Terrorism George W. Bush Twitter President of the United States Fidel Castro
Image of Turkish assassination wins World Press Photo award
Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici won the 2017 World Press Photo competition Monday, with jurors and colleagues lauding his courage and composure in capturing his image of a gun-wielding off-duty Turkish policeman standing over the body of Russia’s ambassador, whom he had just fatally shot.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Photography World Press Photo of the Year Associated Press Fidel Castro Bowl Championship Series World Press Photo Function Photograph
Dose of gloom for Canada's PM
You know him as the man who can break the Internet with a single photo. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swept into office in 2015 with a promise of "sunny ways" and "positive politics" for a country feuding over religion, taxes and the military.
1287 points by CNN | Joe Biden Barack Obama Fidel Castro United States Pierre Trudeau Democratic Party Canada Vice President of the United States
Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change
MIAMI (AP) - Yoandri Pavot applied just in time for an American visa under a recently scrapped U.S. policy that long welcomed doctors from Cuba who defect while on assignment in third countries. He and other Cuban doctors arriving this week in Miami under the policy called Cuban Medical Professionals ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Fidel Castro George W. Bush Cuba Barack Obama Democratic Party Cuban exile United States World's busiest airports by passenger traffic
In Cuba visit, Colorado governor sees government desire to work with Trump
HAVANA (Reuters) - The governor of Colorado said on Sunday he believes the Cuban government wants to further improve relations with the United States under President Donald Trump, as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the Communist-run island nation.
126 points by Reuters | Raúl Castro Cuba United States Reuters Democratic Party Barack Obama Fidel Castro Thomson Reuters
Byko: Rich Negrin’s journey from victim to prosecutor -- and more

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Fidel Castro Cuba Michael Nutter Cuba – United States relations Philadelphia District attorneys
Trump voter says Starbucks didn't serve him because he's white
The vest-wearing man in the video quickly went viral and was eventually identified as David Sanguesa of Miami.
3679 points by Daily News | Broadsheet The McClatchy Company Miami The Miami Herald Espresso El Nuevo Herald Fidel Castro Coffee
Students depressed over Trump victory need to toughen up
Call it "election depression." College professors have postponed exams and canceled classes. Universities are offering hug therapy, coloring-book therapy, even pet-a-dog therapy to help stunned students cope with last week's election results. These schools are not helping their charges, they're coddling them, raising and molding a generation of wimpy kids ...
289 points by The Washington Times | George W. Bush Fidel Castro Election Cuba Hillary Rodham Clinton University Elections Donald Trump
Former Philly managing director Rich Negrin mulling run for DA
Rich Negrin, Philadelphia's managing director under Mayor Nutter, is exploring a challenge to District Attorney Seth Williams in the 2017 Democratic primary election.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Lawyers by type Political action committee Board of directors Grand jury Bill Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation Supreme Court of the United States Fidel Castro
San Sebastian: Fermin Muguruza Preps Singular Animation Debut ‘Black is Beltza’ (EXCLUSIVE)
SAN SEBASTIAN — Talka Records & Films and Catalonia’s Setmagic Audiovisual are teaming  to produce adult animation feature “Black is Beltza,” which marks the fiction film debut of the Basque multi-hyphenate artist, one of the most individual of Basque talents. The production announcement comes as Muguruza’s latest work “Nola?,” world preemed Tuesday 20 at San... Read more »
292 points by Variety | Fidel Castro Che Guevara Cuban Revolution New Orleans Carnival Basque Country Bay of Pigs Invasion Basque Country
Morena, Get in the Pictures Ally for Paula Ortiz’s English-language debut ‘Bluebeard’ (EXCLUSIVE)
SAN SEBASTIAN — Spanish box office champ Morena Films, director Paula Ortiz and Get in the Pictures are joining forces  for “Bluebeard,” Ortiz’s follow-up to “The Bride,” Spanish cinema’s biggest breakout hit of the last year. “Bluebeard” will star an international cast, marking Ortiz’s English-language debut and a big step-up in scale for the still... Read more »
523 points by Variety | Federico García Lorca Canary Islands Spanish language Fidel Castro Spanish Civil War Spain Granada Bluebeard
Iran's president meets Castros in Cuba to reaffirm friendship
HAVANA (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani met with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro on Monday in Havana to reaffirm friendly ties between the two countries and express a commitment to deepening their collaboration, Cuban state media reported.
143 points by Reuters | Cuba Fidel Castro Raúl Castro United States Reuters Che Guevara Thomson Reuters Cuban Revolution
Shifting Cuban voters could be the difference in Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Francis Suarez comes from a long line of civic and political leaders who have formed the Republican bedrock in south Florida's Cuban community for a half-century. Yet the 38-year-old Miami city commissioner hasn't decided whether he will…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Cuba Cuban American Republican Party George W. Bush Democratic Party John F. Kennedy Bay of Pigs Invasion Fidel Castro
Cuba says embargo cost it $4.6B last fiscal year

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | United States embargo against Cuba Barack Obama Democratic Party United States Fidel Castro Cuba President of the United States Illinois
13 child soldiers freed after peace deal
FARC rebels in Colombia begin releasing child soldiers as part of deal potentially ending 52-year civil war with the government.
2169 points by CNN | Colombia Government of Colombia Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Che Guevara Guerrilla warfare Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Politics of Colombia