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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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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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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 preventio ...
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Putin in Havana, America at the Movies

Jul 15 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

When Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Havana this week to build closer ties with Cuba's senior leadership, it begged the question, "Haven't we seen this movie before?" Our narrative starts at the height of the Cold War. Cuba's revolutionary government established formal diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union on May 8, 1960. Washington, in turn, severed ties with Havana on Januar ...
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Putin In Havana, Seeking an Ally or a Satellite?

Jul 12 2014 10:46am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Putin and Raul Castro together on Cuban television. (14ymedio) "These are the last sweets!" The cry could be the simple proclamation of a candy seller, but I heard it 23 years ago at my high school in the countryside and it was the first evidence I had of the collapse of the Soviet Union. The person shouting was Olga, a student who resold what the wives of the Russian technicians in Alamar gave her. She was the bridge ...
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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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