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October 2016
June 2016
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6/27/16 Obama in Cuba: Three Months Later
Miriam Leiva, Huffington Post
October 2014
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10/30/14 In Cuba, a new church, a ray of hope
Alan Gomez, USA Today
July 2014
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7/2/14 Two South Florida women detained in Havana
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
June 2014
September 2012
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9/22/12 The Most Boring Program on Cuban Television
The Huffington Post
August 2012
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8/30/12 Gas station blast injures 31 in Cuba; 5 'grave'
Miami Herald
8/21/12 Cuba convicts 12 of corruption in nickel industry
Peter Orsi, Miami Herald
July 2012
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7/26/12 Raul Castro: Cuba willing to sit down with US
Peter Orsi, Miami Herald
September 2011
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9/2/11 In Cuba, Women Often Prefer Thumbing A Ride
By Nick Miroff, NPR
August 2011
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8/1/11 United DC-Cancun flight diverted to Cuba by odor
By Peter Orsi, Associated Press
July 2011
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7/20/11 Ready to Swim 103 Miles With the Sharks
By Lizette Alvarez, The New York Times
October 2010
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10/17/10 Mystery man in terror plots points at Miami exiles
Frances Robles, Miami Herald
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August 2006
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8/28/06 Ernesto nears Cuba on track to southern Florida
8/24/06 Jail would be better than harassment, dissident says
8/24/06 U.S.: Democracy could end embargo
8/23/06 Cuba criticizes U.S. spying
8/23/06 Bet on dictatorship
8/22/06 Cuban ‘bright stars’ hope to shine after Castro
8/21/06 Tape suggests Raúl Castro ordered Brothers shootdown
8/18/06 Once Castro's gone, what then for exiles?
8/18/06 Raul Castro speaks out for first time since brother ceded power
8/17/06 How would Raúl and Hugo get along?
8/17/06 Despite political changes, Cubans still leaving island
8/15/06 Cubans get an eyeful of Castro recuperating
8/15/06 Cuban doctors defect, speak out
8/15/06 Bush seeks change in Cuba; strategy unclear
8/15/06 It's time to rethink the U.S. policy toward Cuba
8/14/06 U.S. border agents ready to react to any Cuban shake-up
8/14/06 Castro's message sheds little light
8/14/06 Turning 80, ailing Fidel vows to 'fight'
8/13/06 Castro: Cubans should prepare for ``adverse news'
8/12/06 Castro left top tasks in hands of six
8/12/06 U.S. official: Regime won't last
8/12/06 U.S. tweaks Cuba immigration policy
8/11/06 State Department is convinced Castro is seriously ill
8/11/06 Veteran inner circle can assist Raúl Castro
8/11/06 Conviction reinstated
8/11/06 Cuban society running smoothly without Fidel
8/11/06 Similarities and differences on power, economy
8/10/06 Stations Aim to Promote Change in Cuba
8/10/06 Raúl Castro could have challengers in future
8/10/06 U.S. ready to help Cubans in rebuilding their country
8/10/06 Latin nations prefer status quo in Cuba
8/9/06 Castro expected to play role in transition
8/9/06 U.S. to ease visa policy for Cubans
8/8/06 Seize opportunity, Cuba's activists say
8/8/06 Bush: Cuba's fate is up to Cubans
8/7/06 TV Martí boosts broadcasts to Cuba
8/6/06 Cuba insists Castro is improving
8/6/06 In the long run, democracy in Cuba inevitable
8/6/06 Cuba's military money machine
8/6/06 U.S. should lay low on Cuba
8/6/06 Reading Raúl
8/5/06 Satellite dishes help lift Cuba's veil of secrecy
8/4/06 Castro's care uncommonly good
8/4/06 Havana security keeps U.S. in the dark
8/4/06 Cuba campaign praises Castro's brother
8/3/06 A critical moment for the future of Cuba
8/3/06 Increasing Cuba broadcasts a top U.S. priority
8/1/06 U.S. policy gives the Bush administration few options in Cuba, critics say
8/1/06 White House: No changes in U.S.-Cuba policy as a result of Raúl Castro's temporary ascension to power
8/1/06 Castro says he is stable, recovering
8/1/06 Springtime for Cuba?
8/1/06 Dissidents take wait-and-see attitude
8/1/06 After power shift, no word on Castro's condition
July 2006
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April 2006
March 2006
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3/29/06 Feds bugged bedroom, phones of FIU pair
3/28/06 No shift in view on sanctions, Rep. Lincoln Díaz-Balart says
3/24/06 Cuba's charity claim strikes out in the U.S.
3/23/06 A former aide spills the dirt on Fidel Castro
3/23/06 Posada won't go free; may be witness
3/23/06 Rice seeks closer regional ties
3/22/06 Team receives a hero's welcome
3/22/06 Cubans' return to U.S. may be near
3/22/06 Cuban exile militant Luis Posada denied release
3/21/06 Latin America's leftists redefine political labels
3/21/06 28 Cuban migrants' repatriation likely
3/21/06 Cubans who landed on bridge may be back in U.S. soon
3/21/06 Cuba's cut to be donated
3/21/06 U.N. human rights
3/20/06 Cuban American tapped for key federal position
3/20/06 Cruise ship rescues 28 Cuban migrants
3/18/06 Baseball brings out Cuba's contradictions
3/18/06 Embargo law due for a tweak, says an author
3/18/06 Judge signs off on visas in bridge repatriation case
3/18/06 Island newest portal to U.S. for Cubans
3/17/06 U.S. names trouble spots
3/17/06 Feds seeking identity of dead migrant
3/16/06 U.N. approves changes in human rights council
3/15/06 Congress members push for fewer travel restrictions to Cuba
3/15/06 Cuban dentists freed, welcomed into U.S.
3/14/06 533 immigrants in limbo
3/13/06 Castro's Comeback
3/13/06 New council opposed by unusual duo: U.S. and Cuba
3/13/06 Desperate for freedom
3/11/06 Aging band dreams of revolt
3/11/06 Martinez calls Cuba policy 'immoral,' urges changes
3/9/06 U.S. report slams Cuba, Venezuela and Haiti
3/9/06 Poll: U.S. Cubans less preocuppied with Castro
3/8/06 Cuban Americans, White House to discuss policy
3/8/06 Agency boss: Chávez forcing people out
3/7/06 Repatriated Cubans apply to leave country legally
3/7/06 Cuban ballplayers wield a bigger policy bat
3/6/06 Returned Cuban migrants begin paperwork at US mission
3/4/06 Dissident ready to be `martyr for freedom of information'
3/3/06 Proposal for council irks Cuba, U.S.
3/3/06 A repatriation that didn't make sense
3/2/06 Coast Guard waffled over 15 Cubans
3/2/06 United States denies visas to academics
3/1/06 Cubans' return now up to Castro
3/1/06 U.S.-owned hotel ordered closed
3/1/06 Cubans' return now up to Castro
3/1/06 Gallagher's extra: a post-Castro state official
February 2006
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2/28/06 Schools face ban on trips to Cuba
2/27/06 Downed exiles' story told in documentary
2/24/06 NGOs See New UN Rights Council Open to Abuse
2/23/06 U.S. lawmakers push for release of 2 Cubans held in Bahamas
2/23/06 Jailed spy may hold key to fallen pilots' case
2/22/06 Families remember fallen Brothers to the Rescue
2/22/06 2 smugglers' sentencing is expected March 20
2/22/06 Lawmakers call U.S. wrong to push eviction of Cubans
2/21/06 Senator McCain favors review of wet-foot, dry-foot policy
2/21/06 U.S.: Cuba facing potential instability
2/18/06 U.S., hotel chain discuss handling Cuba sanctions
2/16/06 Bridge suit rests on policy
2/15/06 U.S.-owned hotel caught in the middle
2/15/06 Court weighs fairness of spying trial
2/14/06 Attorneys spar over appeal of Cuban agents
2/13/06 Cuban agents' lawyers argue anti-Castro bias made trial unfair
2/13/06 Cuban spy case nears crucial point
2/13/06 Spy-case study criticized for bias
2/10/06 Violence against dissidents up
2/10/06 The bad neighbor
2/10/06 Walesa warns exiles about power vacuum
2/10/06 Official rejects sending protest note to U.S.
2/9/06 Passion over Cuba, Castro endures
2/9/06 Hotel caught in embargo trap
2/9/06 Sanctions can alienate allies
2/9/06 Walesa achieves solidarity with exiles in Miami
2/9/06 Banish violators of human rights
2/9/06 Bush budget would slash assistance to Latin America
2/9/06 Video riles Cuban exiles
2/8/06 Film depicts plight of Cuban rafters
2/8/06 U.S.-owned hotel could face fines
2/8/06 Spy culture takes toll on exiles' psyche
2/7/06 Senators differ on wet-foot, dry-foot policy
2/5/06 Exchange trip to Cuba was life-changing
2/5/06 Looking beyond Castro
2/5/06 FIU spy case reawakens old mistrust among exiles
2/5/06 'Viva Cuba' is a tale of humanity, not politics
2/4/06 Boat people lived by forage
2/3/06 8 survive 2-week sea ordeal
2/2/06 UM's sober view of life after Castro
2/2/06 U.S. firms eager to test oil potential off Cuba
2/2/06 Radio announcer called copycat
2/2/06 UM's sober view of life after Castro
2/1/06 Cuba envía medicinas a Bolivia
January 2006
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1/29/06 The Havana billboard: It's a good start
1/27/06 Feds Search for Missing Migrant Vessel
1/27/06 Cuba travel curtailed further
1/27/06 Cuba names new Guantánamo boss
1/27/06 U.S. defends its sign in Cuba that sends messages of freedom
1/26/06 Muzzling free expression in Cuba
1/25/06 Starved for attention until hunger strike
1/25/06 Miami group calls on U.S. to extradite Posada
1/25/06 Cuban exile now awaits decision on his future
1/25/06 Couple spied on president of FIU, FBI says
1/25/06 U.S., Cubans wage flashy war of words
1/24/06 Bolivian praises coca and Castro
1/24/06 Playing ball now in Cuba's court
1/23/06 Living away from the battle front, Cuban dissidents seek new identity
1/22/06 Mob attacks on Castro's critics are increasing
1/22/06 Improve interdiction policy
1/22/06 Posada inspires rival protests
1/21/06 Conference set on 'wet-foot' policy
1/21/06 Cuba's powerhouse baseball team got the sign to 'Play Ball!'
1/21/06 Walesa to Cuba dissidents: Be prepared
1/20/06 Cuba's Alarcón may take questions at journalism conference
1/20/06 2 in spy case enter not-guilty pleas
1/20/06 Activist ends hunger strike
1/18/06 Hunger striker's goal may be met
1/18/06 Journalists invite Alarcón to speak
1/18/06 Menendez sworn in as New Jersey's newest U.S. senator
1/18/06 Cuba Policy
1/17/06 Cuban official questions FIU spy arrests
1/17/06 New film resurrects Castro connection
1/16/06 Exile activist enters ninth day of hunger strike
1/16/06 Castro announces electrical overhaul
1/16/06 Spy case a burden for FIU leader
1/15/06 Cuban Americans foresee rise of a `climate of fear'
1/14/06 FIU professor, wife, charged with violating national security, denied...
1/14/06 Cuban spy case is a convenient distraction
1/13/06 Alleged Cuba spy identified years ago
1/13/06 One of two accused spies was Maceo Brigade member
1/12/06 Cuba policy: `Something has to change'
1/12/06 U.S. gets tougher on groups defying Cuba travel rules
1/10/06 FBI: FIU couple spied for Cuba
1/10/06 Cuban exile leaders gear up to launch another campaign to end wet foot, dry foot policy
1/9/06 FIU professor, wife, charged with violating national security, denied...
1/9/06 Federal agents arrest FIU prof, wife
1/8/06 Rare unease in Cuba on survival of revolution
1/8/06 Socialist party recognizes fragile grip
1/7/06 World Baseball Federation Threatens U.S.
1/7/06 Film: Cuban secret service organized JFK's murder
1/4/06 9,240 victims, and counting
1/4/06 Castro's home a surf away
1/3/06 Plane may help overcome Cuba's 'news blockade'
1/2/06 Castro, next Bolivian leader vow cooperation
1/1/06 Scores of Cubans Land in Florida
December 2005
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12/31/05 Aging exiles wait for Castro to die
12/31/05 Pomp and praise for Morales in Cuba
12/30/05 Migration to U.S. soared in '05
12/30/05 Counting Castro's Victims
12/29/05 Top Russian and Cuban Military Huddle in Havana
12/28/05 Bolivian leader to visit Cuba
12/25/05 A Different Latin America
12/25/05 "My Interest is in the Future"
12/24/05 Castro calls Rice `mad'
12/23/05 New Effort by M.L.B. for Cuba to Take Part
12/23/05 Cuban exiles: Let us play ball
12/23/05 Cuba announces 11.8 percent economic growth in 2005
12/22/05 Cuban exile baseball players, lawmakers talk about forming team
12/21/05 Cuban Players, U.S. Congressmen to Meet
12/21/05 Cuba Attacks Leading Dissidents as US Agents
12/20/05 Cuban policy commission revived to take a fresh look
12/18/05 Tensions Rise as More Flee Cuba for U.S.
12/18/05 Not senator yet, but Menendez already working behind the scenes
12/18/05 Lawmakers: Let Cuba play ball
12/16/05 US diplomat predicts rapid change in Cuba
12/16/05 IOC Member: U.S. May Suffer From Cuba Ban
12/15/05 Mapplethorpe Arrives in More - Tolerant Cuba
12/15/05 U.S. tells Cuban team: 'You're out!'
12/14/05 Cuba’s growth improves by its own yardstick
12/13/05 Castro, the Mafia, the polls
12/13/05 Cuba pays for oil in goods
12/13/05 New U.S. envoy lays out his vision for a democratic Cuba
12/12/05 Ex-Cuban president's sister, `lover of freedom'
12/10/05 Envoy differs from predecessor in style, not substance
12/10/05 Support Cuba's courageous Ladies in White
12/10/05 Next U.S. senator hails opportunity
12/9/05 Castro Remembers Victims of 1976 Bombing
12/8/05 Corzine to name Menendez to serve out his Senate term
12/6/05 Gonzalez Celebrates Birthday With Castro
12/5/05 Nine of 10 migrants saved at sea returned to Cuba
12/1/05 Cuba releases dissident from 2003 crackdown
12/1/05 Uruguay sponsors Cuba’s incorporation to Mercosur
12/1/05 Cuba Fights AIDS with Free Drugs
November 2005
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11/30/05 Desperation Rises in Castro's Cuba
11/29/05 Castro enlists Cuba's young in war on corruption
11/29/05 Cuba: Wilma losses to top $704M
11/29/05 10 migrants saved by cruise ship
11/29/05 Backer's arrest clouds case
11/28/05 Internet use restricted in Cuba, which blames U.S.
11/25/05 Cuba raises salaries of skilled workers
11/24/05 U.S.-Europe meeting of minds hard to achieve
11/23/05 Anti-Castro crusaders face weapons charges
11/23/05 Posada ally could be sent to Cuba if convicted
11/22/05 S. Fla. pushes for Latin senator
11/21/05 U.S. arrests key ally of Posada
11/21/05 After Fidel, another Castro?
11/18/05 Indignant Castro claims to feel `better than ever
11/17/05 Coast Guard looks for missing Cuban rafter
11/16/05 Castro has Parkinson's disease, CIA has concluded
11/12/05 School to seek ways to solve Cuba land disputes
11/11/05 Migrants' relatives call on president to free 33 Cubans
11/10/05 Cuba Trade Dispute Snags Talks on US Transport Bill
11/10/05 Bush's Latin team shuffled
11/10/05 U.S. denies a visa to prize-winning scientist
11/9/05 Again, U.N. vote urges end to Cuba embargo
11/7/05 2 Cuban migrants drown
11/4/05 United States now Cuba's biggest food supplier
11/4/05 Intercepted Cubans sent home
11/3/05 Cuba-U.S. hurricane aid offers killed by politics
11/3/05 Smugglers make quick guilty pleas
11/3/05 Cuba-U.S. dispute scraps trip over storm
11/2/05 Nebraska to sell products to Cuba
11/2/05 Verdict to stand for five Cuban spies
11/1/05 More Cubans leaving for U.S.
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