Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

...half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies...Despite the historic step, the U.S. and Cuba are still grappling with deep divisions...U.S. is particularly concerned about Cuba's reputed human rights violations. Cuba...
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Today In Sports History for June 26-27

...allowed to play interscholastic sports.1998 - Jamaica becomes the first Caribbean nation to win a World Cup soccer match since Cuba beat Romania in 1938. Theodore Whitmore scores in the 40th and 54th minutes, leading the Jamaicans past Japan 2-1.2000...
Cubans expect US deal to improve their lives

...released Wednesday found less optimism about Cuba's political future, with 54 percent saying...normalization with the U.S. was good for Cuba and that while 55 percent want to emigrate from Cuba, 73 percent feel optimistic about the future...
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Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...cheers erupted in the court room. Khadr smiled.Toronto-born Khadr spent a decade in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Since 2012 he's been held in Canada, serving out an eight-year sentence handed down by a U.S. military commission in...
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Sports On TV for Wednesday, May 20

...Golden StateNHL HOCKEY4 p.m., NBCSN - Playoffs, conference finals, game 3, Anaheim at ChicagoWRESTLING8:30 p.m., NBCSN - Men's and women's national teams, United States vs. Cuba, Beat the Streets, at New York (delayed tape)
Cavendish wins stage 2 of Tour of California

...breakaway developed early in the stage. Carpenter, Daniel Oss of Italy, Markel Izizar Aranburu of Spain and Luis Romero Amaran of Cuba established a five-minute lead after 25 miles.Amaran fell back in the waning miles and the main field began the final two...
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AP Impact: USAID contractor work in Cuba detailed

...networking equipment were secreted into Cuba. The most sensitive item, according to...uncensored satellite Internet service for Cuba's small Jewish community.The operation...undermine the integrity and independence" of Cuba. U.S. officials say he did nothing...
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Lift the US trade embargo on Cuba

...provisions of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba. Without a presidential extension, these...the Soviet government.The roots of the Cuba embargo go back to the Eisenhower administration...States imposed a partial economic embargo on Cuba.In 1962, then-President Kennedy instituted...
Cuba upsets Japan 6-3 at World Baseball Classic

...a three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping Cuba defeat two-time defending champion Japan 6-3 off reliever Takeru Imamura at Fukuoka Dome gave Cuba a 6-0 lead. Cuba set up a second-round showdown with Group B runner-up...
UAS students experience Cuba the final weeks of a 10-week course in Cuba. Four faculty members joined the students in Cuba for 21 days, overlapping each other by a week...travelled with Spanish faculty Claudia Wakefield to Cuba. The first three weeks of the course focused...


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