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  • Big Changes Coming to Cuba Tourism With US Opening

    Big Changes Coming to Cuba Tourism With US Opening

    American citizens have been allowed to visit Cuba on such "people to people" trips since 2011, one of US President Barack Obama's first moves toward detente with the communist-run island.

  • Obama Says He'll Weigh Returning North Korea to Terror List

    Obama Says He'll Weigh Returning North Korea to Terror List

    As the United States moves closer to taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism, President Barack Obama said he would "review" whether to return North Korea to the list.

  • Pope Francis' Role in Cuba Deal Fractures Cuban-American Flock

     Pope Francis' Role in Cuba Deal Fractures Cuban-American Flock

    The efforts of Pope Francis to foster a thaw between the US and Cuba has caused some fractures among Catholics in Miami.

  • Obama Vows to 'Do Everything I Can' to Close Guantanamo

    Obama Vows to 'Do Everything I Can' to Close Guantanamo

    United States President Barack Obama has said, in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday, that he will do "everything I can" to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home.

  • Barack Obama's Cuba Moves Reflect Florida Political Shift

    Barack Obama's Cuba Moves Reflect Florida Political Shift

    For decades, the politics of Cuba in Florida were simple: anything less than a hard line stance against Fidel Castro and his regime was a sure way to lose a race for office.

  • Cuba Says US Must Respect its Communist System

    Cuba Says US Must Respect its Communist System

    President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement.

  • Raul Castro Hails Removal of 'Obstacle' in US-Cuba Relations

    Raul Castro Hails Removal of 'Obstacle' in US-Cuba Relations

    Cuban President Raul Castro hailed on Saturday the removal of an "obstacle" in US-Cuba relations, saying he was ready to discuss any topic with Washington after the historic bilateral rapprochement.

  • Human Rights in Spotlight After US-Cuba Deal

    Human Rights in Spotlight After US-Cuba Deal

    Human rights activists welcomed the overhaul of US-Cuba relations, but added that the Communist government has much to answer for.

  • With Cuba and Immigration, Barack Obama Takes a New Look at Latin America

    With Cuba and Immigration, Barack Obama Takes a New Look at Latin America

    President Barack Obama has -- in just a few weeks and in spectacular fashion -- turned the tables on US policy toward Latin America, neglected by Washington for much of this century.

  • Do Not Anticipate Overnight Changes in Cuba: Barack Obama

    Do Not Anticipate Overnight Changes in Cuba: Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama on Friday said the Cuban government still represses its citizens, and that he does not expect overnight changes as a result of normalized relations between Cuba and the United States.

  • Dreams and Doubts in Cuba After News of US Thaw

    Dreams and Doubts in Cuba After News of US Thaw

    Stunned by the sudden announcement of Cuba's rapprochement with the United States, residents of Havana on Thursday oscillated between joy and skepticism as they tried figure out what it all means.

  • Dreams and Doubts in Cuba After News of US Thaw

    Dreams and Doubts in Cuba After News of US Thaw

    Stunned by the sudden announcement of Cuba's rapprochement with the United States, residents of Havana on Thursday oscillated between joy and skepticism as they tried figure out what it all means.

  • Francis Reclaims Vatican's Role as Diplomatic Mediator

    Francis Reclaims Vatican's Role as Diplomatic Mediator

    Perhaps the timing was purely coincidental. But a day after he was credited with helping broker the historic diplomatic breakthrough between Cuba and the United States, Pope Francis began his Thursday morning by greeting a new crop of Vatican diploma...

  • Vital CIA Mole in Cuba, Held Long After Cold War

    Vital CIA Mole in Cuba, Held Long After Cold War

    He was, in many ways, a perfect spy - a man so important to Cuba's intelligence apparatus that the information he gave to the CIA paid dividends long after Cuban authorities arrested him and threw him in prison for nearly two decades.

  • Restoring US-Cuba Ties Unlikely to be Tied to Human Rights: US Official

    Restoring US-Cuba Ties Unlikely to be Tied to Human Rights: US Official

    The restoration of US-Cuban diplomatic relations after more than half a century is not likely to be directly tied to the issue of human rights in Cuba, a senior US State Department official said on Thursday.

  • When JFK Secretly Reached Out to Castro

    When JFK Secretly Reached Out to Castro

    President Barack Obama's surprise effort to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, concurrent with an economic embargo, recalls the two-track approach - economic and sometimes military force, along with secret, sporadic attempts to find some kind of...

  • Taking Cuba Off the Blacklist Leaves Only North Korea as Cold War Vestige

    Taking Cuba Off the Blacklist Leaves Only North Korea as Cold War Vestige

    The normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than a half-century of enmity would leave only North Korea on America's Cold War blacklist, and only Iran, Sudan and Syria as countries that are regarded by the US government as pariah st...

  • Cuba Coup for Pope With the Popular Touch

    Cuba Coup for Pope With the Popular Touch

    Pope Francis's pivotal role in a landmark breakthrough in US-Cuba relations was the latest coup for a pontiff whose personality and popularity have made him an influential player on the global stage.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Welcomes US-Cuba Rapprochement

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Welcomes US-Cuba Rapprochement

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed moves to end the decades-old US-Cuba standoff Wednesday, noting Ottawa's role in hosting negotiators from the two countries for the breakthrough talks.

  • Cuba-US Breakthrough: Germany's Top Diplomat Hails 'Very Good News'

    Cuba-US Breakthrough: Germany's Top Diplomat Hails 'Very Good News'

    German Foreign Affairs Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday hailed the restoration of diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba as "very good news in these times rich with conflict."

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