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Cuban man carrying U.S. flag rewrote monotonous script of Havana’s annual celebration BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com

The rehearsals for Havana’s annual May Day celebration went on for weeks. The Plaza of the Revolution was to host hundreds of thousands… Continue reading

Uncertainty surrounds charter flights from Pittsburgh to Cuba THERESA CLIFT | Monday, April 3, 2017, 11:00 p.m.

Plans to launch charter service between Pittsburgh International Airport and Cuba are on hold indefinitely, a spokesman said Monday.

Miami-based Choice Aire planned… Continue reading

UN Watch testimony at UNHRC interrupted by Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, Bangladesh By UN Watch —— Bio and Archives March 21, 2017

GENEVA— Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Bolivia, UAE, Iran, Bangladesh, and Venezuela today attempted to silence… Continue reading

HUMAN RIGHTS? CUBA ARRESTS, ORDERS TRIAL FOR HOMESCHOOLING PARENTS Father reports: ‘They are making inquiries as if we were criminals’ Published: 16 hours ago BOB UNRUH

Even as President Trump prepares to undo some of Barack Obama’s executive orders to… Continue reading

As Cuban tourism booms, U.S. travel companies wonder: What will Trump do? BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

The wait in the line to exchange money at the Havana airport can stretch for hours, reservations are a must at popular private Cuban… Continue reading

Cuba after Fidel Castro Published December 4, 2016 By Arthur I. Cyr

The death of Cuban revolutionary and dictator Fidel Castro is a major moment in the midst of important economic changes. Acknowledging his importance as an epic Machiavellian survivor… Continue reading

The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba / Iván García

Iván García, 6 December 2016 — Some large scale political events, the ones where people are weeping over the death of a “venerated leader” or yelling slogans… Continue reading

Fidel Castro is laid to rest – so what next for Cuba? Harriet Alexander, santiago de cuba 6 DECEMBER 2016 • 4:55PM

In the hallway of his apartment building, with a statue of a Greek goddess looking down, Josue Carmona… Continue reading

Castro’s Death Reminds Aging Cuba of Generation Gap December 02, 2016 10:45 PM Reuters

SANTA CLARA/HAVANA — Fidel Castro’s death has highlighted a yawning generational gap between older Cubans who remember grim poverty before his 1959 revolution, and youngsters who… Continue reading

Fidel Castro is dead BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@MiamiHerald.com

Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age… Continue reading

Cuba is reaching out to the world for foreign investors BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

For $2.5 million, a foreign investor can help create an international equestrian club in the Province of Havana or plunk down $10 million to create a… Continue reading

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