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Cuba, US reach maritime rescue agreement

Cuba & the United States have reached a rare preliminary agreement on working together more closely, in the field of air & maritime rescue, Havana’s state newspaper Granma said. Every…

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Cuba musician says barred from state-run venues after singing about direct presidential vote

HAVANA – A well-known Cuban singer said Monday that he has been punished for going off message at a nationally televised concert last week, when he called for direct presidential…

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Cuban bishops call for political reform

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba’s Roman Catholic church leadership in a letter to parishioners called on the communist-run country’s leaders to “update” the political system to allow more…

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U.S. and Cuba resume talks on direct mail service

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – The United States & Cuba sit down on Monday in Havana for a second round of talks on re-establishing direct mail services between the…

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Saul Landau, prolific documentary filmmaker who profiled Castro and others, dies in Calif.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who travelled the world to profile political leaders like Cuba’s Fidel Castro & Chile’s Salvador Allende, & who used…

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Diana Nyad defends herself to skeptics, claims right to set rules for future Cuba-Fla swims

MIAMI – Addressing her skeptics, Diana Nyad claimed the right to set the ground rules for future swims from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. Speculation that she had…

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American documentary filmmaker Saul Landau dead at age 77

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Saul Landau, an American documentary filmmaker best known for his expose on atomic bomb testing & films on Cuba, has died from cancer, the Institute for…

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