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Gross, US contractor held in Cuba, goes on hunger strike
Latin America
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Latin America
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Gross, US contractor held in Cuba, goes on hunger strike

Karen DeYoung | The Washington Post - April 9, 2014

Alan Gross, the U.S. government contractor who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years, began a hunger strike last week to protest his treatment…

Latin America
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Cuban regime change starts with embargo’s death

Raul Gallegos | Bloomberg - April 4, 2014

The United States needs a smarter way to achieve regime change in Cuba. It might start by exporting its best weapon — capitalism — instead of engaging…

USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ draws criticism, derision
Latin America
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Latin America
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USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ draws criticism, derision

Manuel Roig-Franzia | The Washington Post - April 4, 2014

On April 6, 1960, a U.S. diplomat named Lester Mallory wrote a secret memo about Cuba. Subject line: "The Decline and Fall of Castro." Make Cubans unhappy,…