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  • Cuban and American relations
    Shaving the edge from American foreign policy: Cuba
    The news today included a story about Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio opposing progress on Cuba. What do they want? A continuation of failed policies? Another nation state with which Americans remain on the edge and...
  • MSC Opera
    MSC Cruises will homeport a ship in Cuba later this year
    It looks like Italian cruise line MSC Cruises will become the first major cruise line to homeport a ship in Cuba. The company announced July 3 that its 2,120-passenger MSC Opera will be based in Havana starting in December, and sail 16 Caribbean...
  • From Bachata to Zouk: A musical tour of the Caribbean
    From Bachata to Zouk: A musical tour of the Caribbean
    Don’t get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you’ll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms –...
  • Cuba and the US are resuming diplomatic relations and opening embassies later this month
    Obama announces restoring diplomatic ties embassy openings in Cuba
    President Barack Obama announced the one vestige that exemplifies the normalization of diplomatic ties with Cuba, the opening of embassies in the each country's capitals on July 20, 2015 with remarks in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday...
  • Cuba
    Apple Vacations launching tours to Cuba this fall
    Apple Vacations, one of the biggest tour operators in the U.S., is adding Cuba to its list of destinations this fall. According to the Newtown Square, Pa.-based company, tours will be offered as educational activities under the U.S. government'...
  • Department of Defense transfers more Gitmo detainees
    Department of Defense transfers more Gitmo detainees
    While this morning’s news focused on the shooting at the Dallas Police Department in Texas and the massive manhunt in New York for two prison escapees, the Department of Defense quietly released a notice on the transfer of another six...
  • Dance cruise
    Top Deck: Florence Henderson goes to sea
    Top Deck publishes every Saturday. Don't miss it!America's favorite mom, Florence Henderson of “The Brady Bunch” fame, will join two of Holland America Line 's Dancing With the Stars: At Sea cruises departing June 6 and 13...
  • Cuba no longer ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism’: Recission confirmed
    Cuba no longer ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism’: Rescission confirmed
    On May 29, the decision to take away Cuba’s designation as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” was announced. This will end a 33-year spot on the list, where only Iran, Syria and Sudan will remain.According to a US State Department...
  • DURAN CIGARS - CRISTANO CARDENAS JOINS AS MASTER BLENDER
    ROBERTO P. DURAN PREMIUM CIGARS MAKES BOLD ANNOUCEMENT
    LEGENDARY CUBAN CIGAR BLENDER CRISTANO “SANTO” CARDENAS JOINS AS MASTER BLENDER(Miami, Florida) May 26, 2015— Roberto Pelayo Duran is proud to announce that the legendary Cristano Cardenas, better known as “Santo” has...
  • Canadians play swell in Cuba at Melia Las Americas Cup
    Canadians play swell in Cuba at Melia Las Americas Golf Cup
    Canadian men and women golfers earned a six-pack of terrific prizes as they soaked up some sun while in Cuba recently for the Melia Las Americas Golf Cup at Varadero Golf Club.The Canadians came out on top in three of the divisions and scored...
  • Number of visitors to Curaçao increasing
    Number of visitors to Curaçao increasing
    More people are visiting the Caribbean island ofCuraçao, new numbers from a tourism organization suggest.The 122,074 visitors to the island in the first quarter of 2015 represents a 13 percent increase over a year ago,accordingto a report in the...
  • Cuba
    Many Americans lukewarm on Cuba travel, survey finds
    Excitement continues to build as Cuba and the U.S. move to normalize relations, but plenty of Americans are taking a wait-and-see approach to visiting the island nation, a travel agency network's survey found.According to the Travel Leaders...
  • Elian Gonzalez attends a celebration of his ninth birthday at the Marcelo Salado School December 6, 2002
    Elian Gonzales wants to come to America, though only as a tourist
    The Elian Gonzalez affair is widely considered one of the worst atrocities committed by the Clinton administration, involving as it does the forcible removal by gun point of a little Cuban refugee boy from his American relatives and his delivery...
  • Cuban Americans protest Pope's Francis Cuban policy
    Cuban Americans protest Pope's Francis Cuban policy
    Miami (Examiner) – Motorists driving on SW 8th Street in the heart of Little Havana, could not help but to notice the Cuban Americans on the side of the road shouting at them, as they shook hand written paper signs and large banners that...
  • Traveling to Cuba:  what you need to know
    Traveling to Cuba: what you need to know
    Finally! Cuba and the United States are talking and, things look promising on the Cuban tourism front, but, before you start planning that vacation here are some facts every American citizen traveling to Cuba needs to know. Currently travel from...
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