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Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

HAVANA - Pope Francis met with Fidel Castro on...under the gaze of an image of Che Guevara in Havana's iconic Revolution Plaza.The Vatican...and Raul Castro after celebrating Mass in Havana's main plaza on his first full day in...
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Colombia's president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

HAVANA - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos...determined.Santos flew earlier in the day to Havana, where talks have been going on for announcing on Twitter he would stop in Havana en route to New York, where he's scheduled...
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Cubans expect US deal to improve their lives

HAVANA - Cubans overwhelmingly expect detente with the United States to alter their widely disliked economic system, according to a rare...
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Today In Sports History for April 5

1915 - Jess Willard beats Jack Johnson in the 26th round to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Havana.1927 - Johnny Weissmuller breaks his own 200-meter freestyle record by seven seconds in 2:08. He also lowers his own record...
Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

...dissident hung on to the popemobile in Havana and seemed to be appealing to the pontiff...who wanted to attend Francis' Mass in Havana on Sunday were prevented from going by...them to the pope's vespers service at Havana's cathedral.Lombardi confirmed that...
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Sunken 1715 ship yields more gold coins

...1715 shipwreck site in recent decades.Eleven treasure-laden ships that made up the 1715 Fleet were heading to Spain from Havana on July 31, 1715, when they encountered a hurricane off Florida's central coast. The winds and waves smashed the ships...
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Chavez death echoes with leftists

HAVANA, Cuba - Reactions to the death of Venezuelan...said Maite Sierra, a 72-year-old Havana resident."It's troubling what could...also for Cuba," said Sergio Duran, a Havana resident. "Everything will depend on what...
Another Cuban conundrum

...subcontractor, as he boarded a plane in Havana for the United States. Later based on "reciprocity."By that, Havana means the release of the so-called Cuban...New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson went to Havana in September hoping to negotiate Gross...
Sabor Cubano fundraiser tickets now on sale

Always dreamed of visiting Havana? On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Canvas Art Studio will host Sabor Cubano, a night of food, art, dancing and more. The event includes...
UAS in Cuba to be the focus of Evening at Egan

...ways, and contemplate the legacy of the famous American author, Ernest Hemingway, who spent a third of his life living near Havana. Four of those students will share vignettes and photographs from the unique semester-long experience at this week's Evening...


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