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CIA Considered Plan To Kill Fidel Castro By Exploding Seashell, Report Says

For over half a century, the U.S. government’s schemes to overthrow the Castro government were, if not successful, always creative: the poisonous cigars, the exploding seashell, the secret Twitter-like service in Cuba.


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US Agency Secretly Infiltrated Cuba’s Underground Hip-Hop Movement To Spark Youth Revolt

For more than two years, a U.S. agency secretly infiltrated Cuba’s underground hip-hop movement, recruiting unwitting rappers to spark a youth movement against the government, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.


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AP: Largest Nonprofit Cuban-American Organization Provided Strategic Support For White House’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ Program

Leaders with the largest nonprofit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government’s secret “Cuban Twitter” program, connecting contractors with potential investors and even serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.


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Another Cuban 5 Spy Released From U.S. Prison

A second member of the ‘Cuban Five’ spy ring was released Thursday from a U.S. prison after spending more than 15 years behind bars.


File photo of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. (credit: JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: Obama Administration Making ‘Concession After Concession’ For Castro Regime

The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume bilateral talks on migration issues next month, a State Department official said Wednesday, the latest evidence of a thaw in chilly relations between the Cold War enemies.


Beyonce is seen in a balcony of the Saratoga Hotel in Havana next to her husband Jay Z, on April 5, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio: Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba Trip ‘Hypocritical’

Sen. Marco Rubio says entertainers Beyonce and Jay-Z missed a chance while in Cuba to see firsthand the effects of political oppression.


File photo of Mariela Castro (right). (Photo by STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Cuban President’s Daughter To Meet With Gay Groups

Cuban first daughter Mariela Castro is planning to meet with San Francisco’s lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community during a U.S. visit next week that is being opposed by some Cuban-American politicians.


This April 1961 file photo shows a group of Cuban counter-revolutionaries, members of Assault Brigade 2506, after their capture in the Bay of Pigs, Cuba. (credit: MIGUEL VINAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Final Volume On CIA’s Bay Of Pigs Invasion To Remain Shrouded In Secrecy

A federal judge has ruled that a final volume of the CIA’s three-decade-old history on the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba can remain shrouded in secrecy because it is a draft, not a finished product.


Come the general election, Mitt Romney's stance on foreign policy matters in places like Iran will be heavily examined. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Romney’s Foreign Policy May Mean Hardball Is Back

With the presidential nomination all but locked up, an examination of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy pronouncements and the team advising him on those issues indicates Americans and the world might expect a Republican campaign that reprises the hawkish and often unilateral foreign policy prescriptions that guided Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.


Newt Gingrich indicated that he would use a Reagan approach when it comes to Cuba if he is elected president. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Use Reagan Approach For Post-Castro Cuba

Republican presidential hopefuls are casting President Barack Obama as a failure on Cuba and say they would do a better job ushering freedom into the nation after Castro.



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