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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 Castr ...
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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 cau ...
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Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Affluent Indians as also the not-so-super rich Indians are joining a wave of foreign property buyers, who see the recovering US housing market as a safe haven for their money, according to the New York Times. | by IANS
 
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Iran suspends sentences for participants in 'Happy' video
Tehran, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Iranian authorities have suspended for three years the tough sentences handed to seven Iranian youths who filmed a video dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy". | 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 check i ...
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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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