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CubaBuzz: Issue 15

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 15 PURE CUBA: Detroiter realizes dream of becoming doctor — in Cuba Michigan Radio When you think of Cuban exports, you probably think, cigars, sugar, and rum. But Cuba exports something of much greater value to third-world…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 14

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 14 Historic US Cruise to Cuba Sets Sail from Miami Telesur The first U.S.-to-Cuba cruise in 50 years set sail on Sunday with more than a dozen Cuban-Americans among its 700 passengers, according to Arnold Donald, the…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 13

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 13 The U.S. Needs To End Cuba’s Immigration Blank Check Forbes Amidst the bustling controversy surrounding President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Cuba, and the international pressures for the United States to end the embargo against Cuba,…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 12

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 12 Raul Castro Rejects Privatizing Formulas for Cuba The Nation Cuban President Raul Castro vowed Saturday never to pursue ‘privatising formulas’ or ‘shock therapy,’ setting the tone for a Communist Party congress convened to review progress in…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 11

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 11 Cuba’s health-care system remains cutting-edge The Washington Post That was one of Obama’s goals in his recent trip-and he made huge progress, charming the Cuban public and establishing a rapport with Raúl Castro.  Learn more… Obama’s…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 10

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 10 U.S. elementary school children head to Cuba for rare visit to classrooms The Washington Post The children of Maryland International Day School had been imagining what Cuba would look like, how warm it would be, whether…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 9

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 9 Obama in Cuba: How ‘Political Prisoners’ Made Media Headlines   Telesur In the course of President Obama’s visit to Cuba on March 20-22, 2016, the issue of supposed Cuban “political prisoners” took center stage in Cuba-U.S….

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Cuba in Focus on WBAI in NYC will feature IFCO Executive Director, Gail Walker

CUBA AND THE UNITED STATES HAVE ENTERED A NEW ERA OF RELATIONS … DIPLOMATIC EMBASSYS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED IN WASHINGTON AND HAVANA TRADE AND TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS HAVE LOOSENED… BUT…THE U.S. EMBARGO AGAINST CUBA REMAINS IN EFFECT — AS IT HAS…

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Statements by President Raul Castro in New York City, September 25-28

We have uploaded the recent remarks made by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, in his address to the United Nations meeting on “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and…

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President Obama Endorses Removing Cuba from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

Since 1982, the United States has listed Cuba as one of the State Sponsors of Terrorism for their alleged support for acts of international terrorism. Today, after 33 years, President Obama has endorsed removing Cuba from the State Sponsors of…

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