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Cuba says doctor catches Ebola in Sierra Leone
HAVANA (AP) — A member of the 165-member medical team Cuba sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone caught the disease when he rushed to help a patient who was falling over, his brother told The Associated Press Wednesday.(11/19/2014 11:25:15 AM)
Top Obama aide won’t rule out unilateral easing of Cuba policy
A year after President Barack Obama said the United States must "update our policies" on Cuba, his pick for the No. 2 job at the State Department, Tony Blinken, refused to rule out unilateral steps by the president in the next two years — provided Alan Gross goes free.(11/19/2014 6:37:51 PM)
Ernest Hemingway's grandson calls for end of US-Cuba embargo
The grandson of Ernest Hemingway called Tuesday for the normalization of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba, home to the American literary giant for several years during the 1940s and 1950s. "I think it is important that the diplomatic relations are re-established," John Hemingway told a press conference in Washington calling for US-Cuba ties to be normalized to help marine ...(11/18/2014 5:27:08 PM)
Cuba’s is a constant presence in disaster zones across the globe.
He added: “And the headquarters in Geneva suffered large budget cuts that had been agreed to by member states. The department for haemorrhagic fever and the one responsible for the management of epidemics were hit hard.”(11/21/2014 8:53:14 PM)
Cuba Gooding's Main Ingredient: Soul
When it was released in 1972, "Everybody Plays the Fool" rocketed to the top of the charts on the way to becoming one of pop music's enduring hits.(11/19/2014 6:34:58 PM)
Co-ops in Cuba
Cuba is moving one step closer to a free market. For the first time since the revolution, the government is allowing workers to form and run their own business cooperatives.(11/21/2014 7:08:50 PM)
US not to ease sanctions against Cuba
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama will not take measures to ease the embargo on Cuba unless the government in Havana makes significant progress in democratic and economic reforms, his Deputy National Security Advisor Antony Blinken said.(11/20/2014 4:50:46 AM)
Cuba Travel Services Announces New Flight Service from New York to Havana, Cuba
CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cuba Travel Services, a leading authorized carrier service provider with offices in California and Florida, will now be offering direct flights from New York's JFK Airport to Havana, Cuba. Cuba Travel Services arranges flights operated by American Airlines and Sun Country Airlines to popular destinations including Havana, Cienfuegos ...(11/20/2014 9:11:00 AM)
Stung by sanctions scandal, Cuba defends North Korea at U.N.
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Cuba, which was involved in a violation of U.N. sanctions against North Korea last year, has come to the aid of Pyongyang to defend it against a Western-led push to bring its alleged human rights abuses to The Hague, envoys said on Wednesday. A European-Japanese draft resolution submitted to a U.N. General Assembly committee that covers human ...(11/12/2014 6:25:06 PM)
Cuba says member of lauded medical mission catches Ebola in Sierra Leone
HAVANA - A member of the 165-member medical team Cuba sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone caught the disease when he rushed to help a patient who was falling over, his brother told The Associated Press Wednesday.(11/19/2014 11:17:57 AM)
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