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    Wife of imprisoned U.S. contractor in Cuba says she has renewed hope of his release

    Posted on Tuesday, 12.18.12 CUBA Wife of imprisoned U.S. contractor in Cuba says she has renewed hope of his release Judy Gross, whose husband has been detained in Cuba for three years, said the United States should negotiate with Cuba to free him.... Continue reading

    Obama victory leaves Cubans relieved, hopeful

    Obama victory leaves Cubans relieved, hopeful Wed Nov 7, 2012 3:35am EST * Cubans feared Romney would toughen U.S. policy * Obama lifted restrictions on remittances, travel to Cuba * U.S.-Cuba relations slightly improved under Obama By Jeff Franks HAV...

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    The Perverse Path of Repression

    The Perverse Path of Repression / Agustin Valentin Lopez Canino Agustin Valentin Lopez Canino, Translator: Unstated L is for Liberty "Good morning," said the woman with the thick voice and deep tone. My sister responded in kind and the wo...

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    The Impact of Cuba’s New Customs Regs

    The Impact of Cuba's New Customs Regs September 19, 2012 Alberto N. Jones HAVANA TIMES — Official statements describe the Cuban Customs Office as "the country's first line of defense, responsible for preventing the entry of harmful ma...

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    U.S. tries to expand flow of information to and from Cuba

    Posted on Monday, 06.25.12 U.S. tries to expand flow of information to and from Cuba The State Department has increased funding for the technology component of Cuba democracy programs in a bid to get more uncensored information into and out of the ...

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    Freedom House gives back Cuba funds

    Posted on Friday, 06.10.11CUBA PROGRAMS

    Freedom House gives back Cuba funds

    The democracy-advocacy organization says receiving USAID funds for Cuba programs is conditioned on providing too much risky information that could be leaked to Havana.By JUAN O. TAMAYOjtamayo@elnuevoherald.com

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    Cuba democracy trips can resume, U.S. says

    Posted on Friday, 04.09.10 STATE DEPARTMENT Cuba democracy trips can resume, U.S. says Organizations that receive U.S. funds to help dissident groups in Cuba can once again deliver assistance. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

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