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Cuba

  1. cruise control
    Chanel’s Latest Far-Flung Cruise Destination Is HavanaDoes Karl issue frequent-flyer miles?
  2. pope francis
    Pope Francis Begins Trip to Cuba and U.S.Received as a hero in Havana for his role in improving U.S.-Cuban relations, the Latin American pontiff hopes to reenergize Cuba’s many Catholics.
  3. pope francis
    3,500 Cuban Prisoners Especially Excited for Pope Francis’s VisitBecause they’re getting released early.
  4. international intrigue
    If Obama Has His Way, Americans Will Be Able to Schedule Flights to Cuba by 2016On a commercial airline, not a charter flight.
  5. cuba
    Kerry Goes to Cuba for Flag-Raising “What matters is this — that we all belong to the sea between us.”
  6. cuba
    The U.S. Embassy in Cuba Officially Opens for Business TodayAfter more than 50 years, the U.S. and Cuba are once again official diplomatic friends.
  7. the national interest
    Marco Rubio’s Embarrassing Defense of Cuban EmbargoPresidential candidate attempts to write New York Times op-ed. Disaster ensues.
  8. diplomacy
    You May Be Able to Take a Cruise to Cuba in 2016Travelers will have to take part in “cultural, artistic, faith-based and humanitarian” experiences.
  9. Cheese Chats
    Fidel Castro Left His House to Get Some CheeseIt was the 88-year-old’s first public appearance in three months.
  10. diplomacy
    U.S. Embassy in Cuba Set to Reopen by the End of JulyPresident Eisenhower ended diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961.
  11. fragrant friday
    Cuba Smells Like Cigars and CupcakesAt least the Demeter fragrance does.
  12. early and often
    Congress May Ruin Your Trip to CubaThey voted to keep the travel restriction.
  13. seen
    Hope and Opportunism at the 2015 Havana Art BiennialThe most frequent conversation topic among Americans was: How do I buy a place down here?
  14. foreign policy
    Cuba Now Officially Off U.S. Terror List Iran, Syria, and Sudan are the only countries left on the list. 
  15. foreign relations
    Soon You May Be Able to Hop a Ferry to CubaThe Obama administration approved plans to reinstate service for the first time since the early ‘60s.
  16. Cuomo Brings the Chobani Gospel to Cuba“I have never seen a Chevy with a Toyota engine in it.”
  17. cuba
    Obama to Remove Cuba From State Sponsor of Terrorism ListCuba has been on the list since 1982.
  18. Obama and Castro Meet History!
  19. Cuba Loves Barack Obama Way More Than It Loves the CastrosA new Fusion poll shows what Cuban residents think of normalizing relations with the U.S.
  20. international intrigue
    Fidel Castro Reportedly Out and About For the first time since January 2014.
  21. Watch Conan O’Brien’s Visit to CubaConan’s very special episode in Cuba aired last night, making it the first time a US late night host filmed in the country since 1959. Check […]
  22. conan in cuba
    Conan O’Brien, America’s Comic Diplomat to Cuba“It’s a form of humility to make yourself the butt of a joke with another culture.”
  23. cuba
    Conan O’Brien Took His Show to Cuba He’s the first late-night host to film there since the 1960s.
  24. Conan O’Brien Spent the Weekend Shooting a Remote ‘Conan’ Segment in CubaTBS’s Conan will make history with its next remote segment. According to THR, Conan O’Brien and his Conan crew traveled to Cuba over the […]
  25. international affairs
    Cubans Can Now Enjoy the Freedom of Netflix Binge-WatchingThe streaming service will start operating there as of today.
  26. international intrigue
    Fidel Castro Doesn’t Look Dead A Cuban newspaper published a series of new photos of the 88-year-old former leader. 
  27. Ricky Velez and Larry Wilmore Explain the History of US/Cuba Relations on […]Last night’s Nightly Show took on the recent diplomatic talks between the US and Cuba, so Larry Wilmore invited correspondent and “Cuba […]
  28. international intrigue
    5 Things to Know for Your Cuban VacationSome restrictions apply.
  29. international intrigue
    Cuba Releases Dozens of Political Prisoners, Per the United States’ Request The tension-easing process continues.
  30. cuba
    Cuba Will Not Extradite Assata ShakurAnd Chris Christie is mad.
  31. international intrigue
    These 5 American Fugitives Are Hiding in CubaWhat will happen to them now?
  32. Rum
    Genuine Havana Club Is One Step Closer to a U.S. RolloutJust in time for the ten-year re-release of ‘Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.’
  33. Did Obama Just Lose Florida?How will the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba play with Cuban-American voters?
  34. international affairs
    Praise, Outrage From Congress on Cuba DealThe response varied within the two parties.
  35. international intrigue
    Obama Unveils Plan to Normalize U.S.-Cuba RelationsIncluding easing travel restrictions and reopening the U.S. embassy in Havana.
  36. the most important people in the world
    The U.S. Government Is Still Obsessing About Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Cuba TripSomeone’s looking so crazy right now.
  37. guantanamo
    Navy Nurse Refuses to Force-Feed Guantánamo DetaineesHe’s the first service member to rebel against the controversial policy.
  38. international intrigue
    The United States Secretly Set Up a ‘Cuban Twitter’Aimed at undermining the government. 
  39. former child stars
    Elián González Bashes U.S., Reignites Cold WarA particularly harsh edition of “where are they now.”
  40. international intrigue
    Obama and Castro Shake Hands at Mandela Memorial, End of Cold War in SightWatch it. 
  41. spy games
    Snowden May Still Wind Up on a Flight to CubaThough Castro isn’t promising anything.
  42. spy games
    Edward Snowden Missed His Flight From Russia to CubaNo one is sure where he is at the moment.
  43. Edward Snowden Lands in Moscow, Requests Asylum in Ecuador [Updated]He’s landed in Russia, apparently en route to Ecuador.
  44. the most important people in the world
    It’s Official: Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s Cuba Trip Had Nothing to Do With ObamaIt was through a foundation for a British architect.
  45. quotables
    And Here Is Obama’s Comment on the Jay-Z Cuba Trip“We’ve got better things to do.”
  46. guantanamo bay
    Hunger-Striking Guantanamo Bay Detainees Used Batons to Fight GuardsThings are not going well at Gitmo.
  47. tough talk
    Jay-Z Releases Song to Address Critics of His Cuba Trip and Nets Sale [Updated]It’s an “Open Letter” to those who dare criticize Jay-Z. 
  48. the most important people in the world
    Jay-Z and Beyoncé Were Allowed to Go to CubaPhew.
  49. international affairs
    Florida Lawmakers Don’t Approve of Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s Cuba Trip Those travel restrictions do still exist.
  50. ink-stained wretches
    Cuban Editor Demoted After Writing Critical Times Op-EdRoberto Zurbano says the paper mistranslated his headline, though he stands by the ideas in the piece.
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