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How to talk about Cuba, and have people listen

U. S. opinion surveys show majority support, even among Cuban-Americans, for normal U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Court documents on Alan Gross could help Cuban Five

Cuban Five defenders distinguish between the role of the Five in the United States and Gross' activities in Cuba.

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Cuban foreign travel eases, U.S. is stymied

New Cuban regulations taking effect on January 14 allow for hassle-free foreign departures and easy return for travelers.

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Venezuelan right wing creates false crisis on Chavez inauguration

The stakes in this situation are high not only for Venezuela but for the entire Latin American and Caribbean area.

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Alan Gross and the Cuban Five: Why not exchange holiday gifts?

Although the U.S. government has been saying "no exchange," Mr. and Mrs. Gross are not, because it is not in their interests to shut off that possibility.

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President Chavez of Venezuela to Cuba for cancer treatment

For the fourth time in a year and a half, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left for Cuba on Sunday for cancer treatment.

World condemns U.S. Cuba policy once again

On Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly voted, for the twenty-second consecutive time, to condemn the United States' economic blockade against Cuba.

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Cuban report to United Nations condemns U.S. blockade

"The best humanitarian aid Cuba could receive - the equivalent of billions of tons - would be to end the blockade."

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Cuba drops most restrictions on foreign travel

The Cuban government announced new policies on foreign travel from Cuba to take effect January 14, 2013. Cubans may leave the island for any purpose on presentation of a valid passport and an entry visa,

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Winds of change blow strong in Cuban colleges

Many regard Cuba's success in making education accessible and socially useful to have been a prime achievement of the Cuban Revolution.

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