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Singapore charges firm over NK arms

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 10:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Singapore Singapore

Singapore files criminal charges against a shipping company accused of helping to smuggle missiles and fighter jets from Cuba to North Korea.
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Cuban ballet dancers defect to US

Monday, June 9th 2014, 22:33
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, United States United States
related places: Miami

Six dancers with Cuba's National Ballet have arrived in Miami after defecting while on tour in Puerto Rico at the weekend.
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School cheating scandal in Cuba

Monday, June 9th 2014, 20:45

Eight people are arrested in Cuba for selling university entrance exams, forcing thousands of pupils to resit their tests.
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VIDEO: Man windsurfed from Cuba to US

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 23:25
related countries: United States United States

The Cuban who windsurfed to the US through shark-infested waters
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US trade delegation in Cuba visit

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 21:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Commerce

A US Chamber of Commerce delegation is visiting in Cuba for the first time since 1999 in order to "assess the economic changes" on the communist-run island.
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Cuba blocks dissident newspaper

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 17:02

Access to an online newspaper launched by Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez is blocked on the communist-run island shortly after it went live.
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Cuban dissident newspaper launched

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 13:16

An online newspaper by Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez, which aims to provide "essential information" in the communist-run state, goes live.
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Colombia and Farc reach drug deal

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 0:03
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The government of Colombia and the Farc rebel group agree on a plan to deal with the illegal drug trade, at peace negotiations in Cuba.
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Colombia raids 'spying' office

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 20:56
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia says it has raided an office that illegally intercepted rebel and government communications to try to undermine ongoing peace talks in Cuba.
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Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 2:49
related places: Havana

The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, has died at home in Havana aged 102.
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VIDEO: Cubans trace roots to African village

Monday, April 21st 2014, 6:06
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

A community in western Cuba has traced songs they sing back to a village in Sierra Leone.
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US inmate ends hunger strike in Cuba

Friday, April 11th 2014, 22:10
related countries: United States United States

US contractor Alan Gross, who has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years, ends a week-long hunger strike, his lawyer says.
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US prisoner on hunger strike in Cuba

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 13:30
related countries: United States United States

US contractor Alan Gross, who has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years, is on hunger strike, according to his lawyer.
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VIDEO: Cuba and USA meet in boxing ring

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 17:44
related countries: United States United States

Historic rivals Cuba and the USA have gone head-to-head in the boxing ring for the first time on Cuban soil in more than two decades.
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US confirms it made 'Cuban Twitter'

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 19:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House confirms a US government aid agency was behind a text-message social network allegedly designed to foment unrest in Cuba.
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US 'secretly built Cuban Twitter'

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 17:54
related countries: United States United States

The US created a text-message social network designed to foment dissent in Cuba, according to an investigation by the Associated Press news agency.
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VIDEO: White House confirms 'Cuban Twitter'

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 17:53
related countries: United States United States

White House spokesman Jay Carney has confirmed US involvement in a text message based social network programme designed to foment dissent in Cuba.
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Is Cuba ready for business?

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 12:07

Cuba's charm offensive to draw in foreign investors
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VIDEO: Cuba approves foreign investment

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 3:46

Cuba's National Assembly has approved a new law on foreign investment, intended to attract capital to the island.
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Cuba backs foreign investment move

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 19:53

Cuba's National Assembly approves a bill aimed at making the Communist-run island more attractive to foreign investors.
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Uruguay to take Guantanamo inmates

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 20:27
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Guantanamo

President Jose Mujica of Uruguay says his country will take five prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
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Hero's welcome for freed Cuban spy

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 9:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

A Cuban spy freed from US jail after serving a 15-year sentence is greeted by Cuban President Raul Castro at the airport in the capital, Havana.
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VIDEO: 'Longest ash contest' at cigar festival

Friday, February 28th 2014, 13:24

Hundreds of cigar aficionados from around the world take part in an unusual competition in Cuba to see who can create the longest unbroken cone of cigar ash.
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Cuba revolution leader dies in Miami

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 20:41

The only exiled dissident among the original leaders of the 1959 Cuban revolution, Huber Matos, dies in Miami at the age of 95.
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Cuban spy released from US jail

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 16:23
related countries: United States United States

Fernando Gonzalez becomes the second of five Cubans convicted of spying to be released from a US prison after completing his sentence.
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VIDEO: Cigar festival opens in Havana

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 21:27
related places: Havana

Cigar aficionados from around the world gather in Havana for the annual cigar festival.
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Cuban cigar sales jump in 2013

Monday, February 24th 2014, 21:44
related countries: China China

Sales of Cuba's famous cigars jump 8% in 2013, says Habanos SA, due to strong demand from Chinese consumers.
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VIDEO: Cuba's 'mob and movie star' hotel reopens

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 22:19
related places: Havana

Krupa Padhy reports on the reopening of Havana's Capri hotel, and its colourful mob and movie star history.
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N Korean arms ship leaves Panama

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 15:46
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama

The North Korean ship seized seven months ago with undeclared Cuban weapons on board has left Panama and is returning to Cuba, officials say.
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Cuba suspends US consular services

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 0:34
related countries: United States United States

The Cuban government suspends consular services in the United States, a move that may prevent tens of thousands travelling to the island.
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VIDEO: EU agrees to open Cuba negotiations

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 12:19

The European Union agrees to launch negotiations with Cuba aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the Communist-run island.
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EU agrees to open Cuba negotiations

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 4:36

The European Union agrees to launch negotiations with Cuba aimed at restoring full bilateral relations with the Communist-run island.
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AP removes 'altered' Fidel photos

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 2:17

The Associated Press news agency is deleting seven "digitally altered" photos of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro from its archive.
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N Korean ship 'free to leave' Panama

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 0:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama
related places: Pyongyang

The Panama Canal Authority says a North Korean cargo ship seized in July carrying Cuban weapons is free to go after Pyongyang paid a huge fine.
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VIDEO: Cuba trips change US hearts and minds

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 4:30
related countries: United States United States

Tens of thousands of American tourists are flocking to Cuba under a US scheme to promote a positive view of democracy and the free market.
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