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A fiancée boards U.S.-bound plane, leaving Cuba for good

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A fiancée boards U.S.-bound plane, leaving Cuba for good

Knowing full well that they may never return to their homeland due to U.S. travel restrictions, some young Cubans are nonetheless leaving behind loved ones and heading to the U.S.

Posted: March 17, 2009 11:52   Comments: 4
From pop culture to Obama, how Cubans see the U.S.

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From pop culture to Obama, how Cubans see the U.S.

Despite years of ill will between the U.S. and Cuban governments, many Cubans still have fond feelings for America -- and look forward to changing relations under U.S. President Barack Obama.

Posted: March 11, 2009 20:32   Comments: 2
Cuba embraces Obama and clamors to end the embargo

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Cuba embraces Obama and clamors to end the embargo

President of the National Assembly of Cuba Ricardo Alarcón gives his thoughts on U.S.-Cuba relations and advocates an end to the embargo.

Posted: March 11, 2009 19:08   Comments: 5
Cuban hip hop group protests racism and injustice

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Cuban hip hop group protests racism and injustice

The change in leadership from Fidel to Raúl Castro has allowed for increased political expression in Cuba. Watch members of rap group Anonimo Consejo explain their role in the Cuban hip-hop movement and rehearse their song "Liberate."

Posted: March 10, 2009 20:05   Comments: 6
U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

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U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:18   Comments: 11
Cuban writer praises revolution through poetry

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Cuban writer praises revolution through poetry

Cuban writer Pablo Armando Fernandez shares his thoughts on the Cuban revolution and reads one of his poems.

Posted: March 9, 2009 17:43   Comments: 1
Social, economic change is in the air in post-Fidel Cuba

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Social, economic change is in the air in post-Fidel Cuba

With Raúl Castro now in charge, change is in the air and being talked about openly in Cuba's streets, from young people testing the limits of protest to the government forging new economic partnerships around the globe.

Posted: March 9, 2009 12:49   Comments: 5
U.S. State Dept. issues report on world human rights abuses

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U.S. State Dept. issues report on world human rights abuses

The State Department has issued a lengthy report evaluating human rights practices around the world, including China, Cuba and Venezuela.

Posted: February 27, 2009 11:37   Comments: 3
Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

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Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his experience reporting from Cuba on the Elián González story and recounts a nerve-wracking encounter with the Cuban government.

Posted: January 30, 2009 09:58   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on Cuba and the U.S.

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Tune in: Online radio show on Cuba and the U.S.

Worldfocus.org's radio show looks back to the roots of U.S.-Cuban relations and forward to the potentially changing relations under President Barack Obama.

Posted: January 28, 2009 09:41   Comments: 6

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