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US drops Cuba from terror blacklist in landmark move - Yahoo News

Fri, 29 May 2015 19:58:04 GMT

Yahoo News

US drops Cuba from terror blacklist in landmark move
Yahoo News
The White House sees better relations with Cuba as correcting an out of date policy and as a likely signature foreign policy achievement of Obama's presidency. But Republican leader John Boehner slammed the administration for handing "the Castro regime ...
Cuba Not Off Hook, Despite Removal From US Terror ListVoice of America
Boehner: Removal of Cuba from State Terrorism List Gives Castro Regime ...KMBZ
US drops Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorismToronto Sun

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Cuba Ready to Exchange Diplomats, Raúl Castro Says - New York Times

Wed, 13 May 2015 00:18:21 GMT

U.S. News & World Report

Cuba Ready to Exchange Diplomats, Raúl Castro Says
New York Times
MEXICO CITY — The United States and Cuba appear to be edging closer to an agreement to restore full diplomatic ties, with President Raúl Castro of Cuba saying Tuesday that his country was ready to exchange ambassadors once it was formally removed ...
Cuba ready to name US ambassador, Castro saysWashington Post
Raul Castro: US and Cuba ambassadors to be named soonU.S. News & World Report
Why is Castro's Cuba Suddenly Pro-Gay?American Thinker
Al Jazeera America -Reuters -Politico
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François Hollande of France Meets Fidel and Raúl Castro in Cuba - New York Times

Tue, 12 May 2015 14:37:14 GMT

New York Times

François Hollande of France Meets Fidel and Raúl Castro in Cuba
New York Times
President François Hollande of France has called for an end to the United States trade embargo against Cuba, where he met with Fidel Castro in the first visit by a Western head of state to Havana since the United States announced plans in December to ...
Hollande meets with Fidel Castro during historic visit to CubaFRANCE 24
France's Hollande meets Fidel and Raul Castro in HavanaBBC News
Hollande meets Castro brothers in CubaThe Local.fr
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Raul Castro's Daughter Mariela Sponsors Blessing Of Cuban Gay Couples - Huffington Post

Mon, 11 May 2015 14:43:17 GMT

Huffington Post

Raul Castro's Daughter Mariela Sponsors Blessing Of Cuban Gay Couples
Huffington Post
Homosexuals were hounded and persecuted during much of the presidency of Fidel Castro. After handing power to his brother Raul, the elder Castro said he regretted his treatment of gays, and Cuba has been granting increasing rights to gays in recent ...
Castro thanks Pope Francis for brokering thaw between Cuba and USThe Guardian
Castro: Pope Francis So Impressive I Might Return to ChurchABC News
Raul Castro comes to Vatican to meet Pope FrancisFox News
BBC News
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Raul Castro Meets Pope Francis Ahead of US-Cuba Trip - NBCNews.com

Sun, 10 May 2015 11:53:12 GMT

NBCNews.com

Raul Castro Meets Pope Francis Ahead of US-Cuba Trip
NBCNews.com
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, who helped broker a historic thaw between the United States and Cuba, held talks with Cuban President Raul Castro on Sunday ahead of the pontiff's trip to both countries in September. The brother of Cuba's revolutionary ...

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Castro 200, Obama 0: While Talks Continue, Beatings Continue - Newsweek

Wed, 27 May 2015 21:00:09 GMT

Newsweek

Castro 200, Obama 0: While Talks Continue, Beatings Continue
Newsweek
When President Barack Obama junked 60 years of U.S. foreign policy to seek a rapprochement with the Castro regime in Cuba, he was aware that he would be accused of ignoring human rights. After all, the Obama administration got next to nothing for the ...
Why Cuba MattersHuffington Post
Do Cuba's Youth Support the Revolution?Havana Times

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Cuban LGBT advocate challenges Mariela Castro - Washington Blade

Sat, 23 May 2015 16:28:44 GMT

Washington Blade

Cuban LGBT advocate challenges Mariela Castro
Washington Blade
Mora spoke with the Blade two days after Mariela Castro Espín, daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro, who directs the National Center for Sexual Education, led an LGBT Pride march in the provincial capital of Las Tunas to commemorate the ...
US-Cuba talks: Looks like a one-way streetAmerican Thinker (blog)
Letters: Cuban realities and 'Havana moments'Los Angeles Times
Obama's Cuban Ignorance Imperils RefugeesNewsmax

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Speed Read: Castro Tell-All Calls Cuban Leader a House-Hungry, Hoops ... - Daily Beast

Wed, 13 May 2015 22:14:08 GMT

Daily Beast

Speed Read: Castro Tell-All Calls Cuban Leader a House-Hungry, Hoops ...
Daily Beast
Juan Reinaldo Sanchez was part of Castro's elite security team. For 17 years he saw the inner workings of the Cuban leader's life. In 1994, he tried to retire. However, instead of letting him fade away on a farm somewhere, he was imprisoned and tortured.
Serbia's President decorates Fidel CastroInSerbia News

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Americans could soon be thanking Fidel Castro for their revolutionary cancer drugs - Washington Post

Tue, 12 May 2015 10:28:35 GMT

The Independent

Americans could soon be thanking Fidel Castro for their revolutionary cancer drugs
Washington Post
Cuban health care is a keen topic of debate here in the United States. If your allegiances lie on the left of the political spectrum, you're likely to see the communist government's clinics as godsends — well, Che Guevara-sends — responsible for a ...
US to study Cuba's lung cancer vaccine: What the world can learn from Castro's ...The Independent
US to study Cuba's lung cancer vaccine: What the world can learn from Fidel ...Belfast Telegraph
Cuba's new lung cancer treatment could go global as US eases relations with ...mirror.co.uk
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Cuban president's daughter plans a symbolic LGBTQ wedding - AOL News

Thu, 07 May 2015 14:58:21 GMT

AOL News

Cuban president's daughter plans a symbolic LGBTQ wedding
AOL News
HAVANA, May 5 (Reuters) - Cuban gay rights activists led by the daughter of President Raul Castro plan a mass symbolic wedding on Saturday to promote acceptance of gay and transgender Cubans in a country once notoriously hostile toward them.
Castro's situation self-inflictedFoster's Daily Democrat

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