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Obama, Castro Could Meet Face-To-Face This WeekendPresident Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro spoke by phone ahead of the Summit of the Americas in Panama.
Obama Administration: Cuba Completes Release Of 53 Political PrisonersCuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday.
Cuban Dissident Group: 'Obama Made A Mistake'President Barack Obama told the world this month that engaging Cuba is the best way to strengthen people pushing for greater freedom on the island.
Cuba: We Have Right To Grant Asylum To US FugitivesCuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America's most-wanted woman despite the warming of bilateral ties.
Former Cuban Political Prisoner: 'I Am A Catholic Without A Pope'The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil.
Lots to Say in Historic Obama-Castro Phone CallWhen the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in more than 50 years, they were not at a loss for words.
Obama: U.S. Re-Establishing Relations With CubaPresident Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.
AP: Largest Nonprofit Cuban-American Organization Provided Strategic Support For White House's 'Cuban Twitter' ProgramLeaders 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.
Tours Changing American Views Of Cuba, US Policy When President Barack Obama reinstated "people-to-people" travel to Cuba in 2011, the idea was that visiting Americans would act as cultural ambassadors for a U.S. constantly demonized in the island's official media.
Cuba's Raul Castro Supports Asylum Offers For SnowdenPresident Raul Castro is expressing solidarity with the apparent willingness of Cuba's Latin American allies to take in NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
GOP Rep: Obama Administration Making 'Concession After Concession' For Castro RegimeThe 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.
US Lawmakers Meet With Jailed American In Cuba US lawmakers have confirmed they visited Alan Gross, an American man whose detention in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve relations between the countries.
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