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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
US-Cuba relations: What stronger ties between the two nations mean for the rum ...The Independent
Bangor Daily News -Beaumont Enterprise
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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
euronews
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Communist Cuba flooded with Bibles; Castro told Pope he may return to church - Christian Examiner

Sat, 23 May 2015 08:54:46 GMT

Christian Examiner

Communist Cuba flooded with Bibles; Castro told Pope he may return to church
Christian Examiner
NEW YORK (Christian Examiner) -- Cuba's communist government under the leadership of Fidel Castro banned the importation and distribution of Bibles in 1969, but now the government has lifted the ban -- at least for a time and Raul Castro told the Pope ...
How things have changed between US and CubaGulf Times

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Raul Castro thanks Pope Francis for brokering Cuba-US deal - BBC News

Sun, 10 May 2015 21:16:36 GMT

BBC News

Raul Castro thanks Pope Francis for brokering Cuba-US deal
BBC News
Cuban President Raul Castro has praised Pope Francis for brokering the restoration of relations between Cuba and the US, announced in December. At the end of an audience at the Vatican, Mr Castro said he had thanked the Pope for his contribution for ...
Castro thanks Pope Francis for brokering thaw between Cuba and USThe Guardian
Raul Castro's Daughter Mariela Sponsors Blessing Of Cuban Gay CouplesHuffington Post
Castro: Pope Francis So Impressive I Might Return to ChurchABC News
Fox News -CNN
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Elian Gonzalez Opens Up About His Relationship With Fidel Castro - ABC News

Wed, 20 May 2015 23:33:12 GMT

ABC News

Elian Gonzalez Opens Up About His Relationship With Fidel Castro
ABC News
Fidel Castro made it his mission 15 years ago to return the young Elian Gonzalez to his father in Cuba after his mother died while trying to defect to the United States with the young boy. In Cuba, Elian's father Juan Miguel won the fight, backed by ...
Elian Gonzalez: Fidel Castro is 'an incredible person,' like a 'father' to meNew York Daily News

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After a visit from the pope, Mr. Castro has much to confess - Washington Post

Mon, 18 May 2015 22:57:41 GMT

USA TODAY

After a visit from the pope, Mr. Castro has much to confess
Washington Post
Who am I to tell the pope how to be, well . . . the pope? But after President Raúl Castro of Cuba, an observant communist for most of his life, said he was so impressed with Francis that he was considering returning to the Roman Catholic Church, I ...
Voices: Don't ignore signs of progress in CubaUSA TODAY
Was Raul Castro Joking About His Return to the Church?Patheos (blog)

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As US and Cuba Approach a Deal, US Senator Laments that Castro Regime ... - Aleteia EN

Thu, 21 May 2015 18:36:29 GMT

Aleteia EN

As US and Cuba Approach a Deal, US Senator Laments that Castro Regime ...
Aleteia EN
"I have not seen movement toward greater tolerance, democracy, or the rule of law," he said, noting that it was the 113th anniversary of Cuban Independence Day but that that people are, ironically, living under "the totalitarian reign of the Castro regime.

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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
Turkey appears poised to elect its first openly gay member of parliament in next month's elections, despite a rising tide of social conservativism in the Muslim-majority country. The four LGBT activists running include 37-year-old Baris Sulu, who made ...

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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.

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