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ReutersHAVANA (Reuters) - The trial of a Canadian businessman who has confessed to bribing Cuban officials began on Thursday, almost two years after his arrest in a sweeping government crackdown on corruption. The closed trial of 53-year-old Sarkis Yacoubian,...
Associated PressHAVANA (AP) — The meeting on a sunny Havana square was a little bit revolutionary for Cuba's revolution. And for U.S. diplomacy as well. Dozens of young bloggers and tweeters gathered to talk about their place in a socialist society whose leaders...
Domingo Rosillo del Toro, Wright Brothers, Key West to Havana flight It was a time when aviation was in its earliest stages, when it took guts just get in a plane, let alone fly over 90 miles of open water. But tempted by a competition with $10,000 in...
Reuters* Executives facing charges of various economic crimes * Arrests part of broad government crackdown on corruption * Cases have strained diplomatic relations By Marc Frank HAVANA, May 14 (Reuters) - Canadian and British executives of three foreign...
Reuters* Still must formally renounce before U.S. officials * Says happy to be in "society I belong to" * Foreign Minister says Alan Gross case has "no relation" By Jeff Franks HAVANA, May 6 (Reuters) - A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the...
MEXICO CITY -- A man convicted of spying in the U.S. for the Castro regime has been allowed to return to Cuba after more than a decade in an American prison, and on Monday he began the paperwork to make his homecoming permanent (link in Spanish). Rene...
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Reuters* Rebels reject idea of facing prosecution for war actions * Colombian president steps up military pressure against rebels * Ending conflict, drug smuggling still to be addressed By Jeff Franks HAVANA, May 3 (Reuters) - Colombia and Marxist-led FARC...
Reuters* Red Cross halted prison visits in Cuba in 1989 * Cuba denies allegations of arbitrary detention, torture * Call for access among 293 recommendations at rights forum By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 3 (Reuters) - Cuba said on Friday it would consider...
Mahalo nui loa ("thank you very much") for the Special Hawaii Issue [April 21]. Fabulous memories of several visits to the islands in paradise were made vivid by the stories, pictures and maps of Oahu, Molokai and the cruise with stops at the Big Island,...
Reuters* Dissident among 19 Cubans allowed to leave so far * Says Havana controls media * Britain, Spain and U.S. call for freedom of association By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 1 (Reuters) - The Castro government's easing of foreign travel restrictions...
ReutersBy Jeff Franks HAVANA, April 29 (Reuters) - On weekend nights in Havana, young hipsters fill the sidewalks at a busy intersection near the seafront and spill into the park below, passing rum bottles between them, smoking cigarettes and playing guitars....
Reuters* Cuba-Venezuela alliance is like "brotherhood" -Maduro * Maduro meets with Fidel Castro for five hours HAVANA, April 27 (Reuters) - Cuba and Venezuela signed cooperation accords on Saturday for 51 projects as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, on his...
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