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  1. News - World - CUBA

    Havana calling: Russia agrees to reopen spy base in Cuba, report says

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... Russia has provisionally agreed to reopen a major cold war listening post in Cuba that was used to spy on the United States, a Russian daily reported yesterday after President Vladimir Putin visited the island last week. Kommersant reported that Russia and Cuba had agreed "in principle" to reopen the Lourdes base, mothballed since 2001, citing several sources from ...

  2. News - World - CUBA

    Cuba arrests Miami-based 'terrorists' over alleged plan to attack military

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Havana Miami-based 'terrorists' held in Cuba for plot to attack military bases Cuba has arrested four Miami-based exiles suspected of planning attacks on military installations with the goal of promoting anti-government violence on the communist-run island. Labelling the suspects "terrorists", it said they were linked to Luis Posada Carriles, 86, ...

  3. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban spy due for release from US jail to be deported, lawyer says

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters in Miami

    ... intelligence agent, jailed for 15 years for spying on Cuban-American exiles in Miami, is due to be freed by the US next month and will be deported to the Caribbean island country, his lawyer said ... information on exile groups that Havana accuses of planning guerrilla actions against the island. The trial was held in Miami, centre of the Cuban exile community and a hotbed of opposition to Cuba’s ...

  4. News - World - CUBA

    First commercial flight in 50 years connects Key West to Cuba

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Key West, Florida Flight first step in connecting islands after 50 years The first commercial passenger flight from Key West to Cuba in more than 50 years has landed in Havana, capping several years of efforts to reunite the two islands, though regular air service still appeared a distant prospect. US Customs and Border Protection gave the final approval ...

  5. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban government lifts 50-year ban on unrestricted car imports

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:13am by AFP

    ... announced yesterday it will allow unrestricted car imports for the first time in half a century, marking the end of an era that made icons of the island's vintage automobiles. The official newspaper Granma said the decision to allow cars to be imported for sale at market prices on the island was taken on Wednesday by Cuba's council of ministers. It said the decision ...

  6. News - World - CUBA

    Cubans aghast at car prices as new law kicks in

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 04:37pm by Associated Press in Havana

    ... prices, some of them light years beyond all but the most well-heeled islanders. A new Kia Rio hatchback that starts at US$13,600 in the United States sells for US$42,000 here, while ...

  7. News - World - CUBA

    Gloria Estefan and Willy Chirino back data blitz to beat censorship in Cuba

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Miami Cuban singers support campaign to make uncensored information available on the island Estefan, Chirino back data blitz to beat censors Cuban singers Gloria Estefan and Willy Chirino are backing a campaign to deliver "the internet without the internet" to the island via USB drives, DVDs, CDs and other memory formats loaded with uncensored ...

  8. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban jazz singer Robertico Carcasses banned over call for direct elections

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the US diplomatic mission in Havana and beamed to televisions across the island, it was as much a national rally as a musical show. Carcasses, 41, set tongues wagging with his improvised lyrics, ... Times that criticised "blatant racism" on the island. However, Zurbano refused to speculate on whether there was a direct link, and complained about the newspaper's translation ...

  9. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban dissidents launch opposition coalition

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 02:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Havana

    ... Agence France-Presse in Havana  Top Cuban dissidents Guillermo Farinas and Jose Daniel Ferrer joined forces on Wednesday to create a more powerful opposition as Raul Castro celebrates his re-election to lead the Communist-run island. “We are going to use every peaceful means in our power to obtain democratic change in Cuba,” said Farinas as he lamented the fragmentation of opposition ...

  10. News - World - CUBA

    Cuba’s Raul Castro meets with US congressional delegation

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 01:49pm by Reuters in Havana

    ... Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Democratic Representative Jim McGovern of Massachusetts and Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who represents Gross’ district ...




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