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Raul Castro offers 'respectful dialogue' with US

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 12:42am CST | by IANS

Havana, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro again offered the US government an option of a "respectful dialogue" that would not compromise the island's sovereignty, and said the two countries can establish "civilized relations".
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Panama foreign minister invites Raul Castro to Americas Summit

Sep 19 2014 10:49am CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Panamanian Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo personally invited Cuban President Raul ...
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How Do Liberal and Conservative Attitudes About Obedience to Authority Differ? The Surprising Result of My Study

Aug 21 2014 2:47pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As far as I was concerned, bible-thumping social conservatives were like obedient robots. When Uncle Sam called them to arms, heels clicked and hands met temples. When the preacher demanded chastity, zippers ascended toward belt-buckles. When the boss told them to fire an employee, conservatives reached for a pink slip. Social conservatives asked no questions, even when the command was arbitrary or the cause indecent. The way I saw it, ...
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Some American IS recruits are back in US: White House
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) The Obama administration believes that some of the roughly 100 Americans who may have travelled to the Middle East to join the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) militant group have returned to the United States, a top White House official said Monday. | by IANS
 
Ukraine, rebels creates buffer zone amid new casualties
Kiev, Sep 23 (IANS) Ukrainian troops and independence-seeking rebels have started establishing a weapon-free buffer zone to separate the areas they control from each other, the country's military said Monday. | by IANS
 
Kurdish official denies IS presence near Turkish border
Beirut, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) The militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group are not quite as near the Turkish border as some reports out of Ankara may claim, the Syrian-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (DUP) said Monday. | by IANS
 
 

U.S. Sent Latin American Youth To Work Undercover In Anti-Cuba Ploy

Aug 5 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world's most sophisticated counter-intelligence services. Their assignment was to recruit young Cubans to anti-government activism, which they did under the guise of civic programs, including an HIV prevention workshop. Murillo was instructed to c ...
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Obama-Castro handshake stirs speculation, controversy

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 10 2013, 11:48pm CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) A surprise handshake between US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial ceremony in Johannesburg has stirred a major controversy at home and speculation about its deeper meaning.
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Cuba intensifies fight against corruption

Source: Politics Balla | May 14 2013, 1:22am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
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Fidel Castro opens school in rare public appearance

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 12 2013, 3:05am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Fidel Castro opens school in rare public appearance
Havana, April 12 (IANS) Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro opened a school in Havana in a rare public appearance since his retirement in 2006, the official Granma daily reported.
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Raul Castro re-elected for second term

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 25 2013, 1:49am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, Feb 25 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro has been re-elected for a second five-year term.
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Raul Castro jokes about possible resignation

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 22 2013, 11:50pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Havana, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro, soon to be confirmed by parliament for a second five-year term, joked Friday about the possibility that he might resign because of being so advanced in years.
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