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Today In Sports History

...Summer Olympics open in Los Angeles with a record 140 nations competing. The Soviet Union and 13 Communist allies, including Cuba and East Germany, boycott the Games.1987 - Laura Davies shoots a 1-under 71 to defeat Ayako Okamoto and JoAnne Carner in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in Sports History

...The jury finds that the NFL violated antitrust laws, as the USFL claimed, but awards the USFL only $1 in damages.1989 - Cuba's Javier Sotomayor becomes the first person to high jump 8 feet, setting a world record at the Caribbean Championship in San...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-29-0
Sports
Today in Sports History

...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 as the Jamaicans beat Japan 2-1.2000 - Vince...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-26
Sports
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 Wednesday...run 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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-08/cuba-upsets-japan-6-3-world-baseball-c
Sports
Evening at Egan brings home the flavor of Cuba

...lecture, students will share their experience in Cuba last year with the public beginning at 7 p.m...their Spring 2012 UAS semester in the country of Cuba. The students travelled to Cuba with four faculty members to hone their Spanish...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-26/evening-egan-brings-home-flavor-cuba
Outdoors
UAS in Cuba to be the focus of Evening at Egan

...spring, a dozen UAS students travelled to Cuba with four faculty members to hone their...week's Evening at Egan lecture, "UAS in Cuba: A Semester-long search for Che, Hemingway...to fully explain all my impressions of Cuba.' He's right, but are hoping to offer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-25/uas-cuba-be-focus-evening-egan
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Outside editorial: Cuba may be backing its words with actions

...Telegraph:It has taken half a century but Cuba has finally bowed to the inevitable and...Castro, who succeeded his brother Fidel as Cuba's president four years ago.His cautious...the speed of change is woefully slow. Cuba remains an impoverished country - the average...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-21/outside-editorial-cuba-may-be-backing
Opinion
Colombia, rebel group announce peace process

...rebel group, said Santos. He did not explain the announcement's timing or take questions.Santos said the FARC talks in Cuba are in "their final phase" following Saturday's announcement that the parties had agreed on a framework for identifying and...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/colombia-rebel-group-announce-peace-p
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-02-13/ap-impact-usaid-contractor-work-cuba-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-14/lift-us-trade-embargo-cuba
Opinion

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