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Obama, Castro hail ‘new day’ for US-Cuba relations
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Obama, Castro hail ‘new day’ for US-Cuba relations

Andrew Beatty and Sebastian Smith | AFP - March 21, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro vowed Monday in Havana to set aside their differences in pursuit of what the…

On first full day in Cuba, Obama meets with Castro and will address the public
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On first full day in Cuba, Obama meets with Castro and will address the public

Juliet Eilperin, Karen DeYoung and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - March 21, 2016

HAVANA -- President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba officially began Monday as President Raúl Castro greeted him with a military honor guard and the playing of…

Obama promises human rights talk with Castro
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Obama promises human rights talk with Castro

AFP - March 14, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. President Barack Obama, who visits Cuba in a week, promised dissidents he would directly discuss human rights issues with their president, Raúl Castro, in…

Costa Rica winds down humanitarian mission for Cuban migrants with presidential send-off
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Costa Rica winds down humanitarian mission for Cuban migrants with presidential send-off

David Boddiger - March 12, 2016

Just before sunrise on Friday morning, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís stepped on board an aircraft bound for Mexico and told its passengers – hundreds of…

Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster
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Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster

Alexander Martínez | AFP - March 12, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's opposition held a national day of protest Saturday, the opening salvo in its new strategy to oust President Nicolás Maduro. After winning by a landslide in…

With Obama visit, Cubans hope for home run in baseball diplomacy
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With Obama visit, Cubans hope for home run in baseball diplomacy

Aaron C. Davis | The Washington Post - March 7, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – Cuba's communist government is trying an unusual diplomatic tool to crack the economic trade barrier with the United States: baseball. The Castro regime, the Obama…

Obama to make historic visit to Cuba in March
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Obama to make historic visit to Cuba in March

Andrew Beatty | AFP - February 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in almost a century next month, a symbolic visit that will cast off…

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urge Christian unity at historic Cuba talks
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Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urge Christian unity at historic Cuba talks

Jean-Louis de la Vaissiere | AFP - February 12, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill called in a historic meeting Friday for restored Christian unity and urgent action to help Christians threatened by…

Cuba’s Raúl Castro on grand bridge-building France trip
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Cuba’s Raúl Castro on grand bridge-building France trip

Martine Nouaille and Alexandre Grosbois | AFP - January 30, 2016

PARIS – Cuba's Communist President Raúl Castro will be welcomed under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris during a rare state visit Monday to showcase his island's warming…

US opens greater channels for trade, air links with Cuba
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US opens greater channels for trade, air links with Cuba

Brian Murphy | The Washington Post - January 26, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States took another step Tuesday to roll back restrictions with Cuba, opening financial channels for greater trade and clearing some obstacles to air…

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