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Costa Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday.(8/22/2014 8:57:29 PM)
A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament.(8/19/2014 10:38:04 AM)
Costa Rica to probe US anti-Cuba programme
Secret US operation to destabilise Cuba's government used Venezuelans, Costa Ricans and Peruvians.(8/22/2014 10:15:06 PM)
After offshore oil failure, Cuba shifts energy focus
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has shifted its focus away from offshore oil, concentrating on renewable energy and improving output from onshore wells due to a lack of interest by foreign companies for further deepwater exploration, sources close to the industry say. With so much oil readily available around the world, oil companies including those from allies China and Russia see little ...(8/11/2014 12:57:54 PM)
US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal
HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.(8/22/2014 8:55:12 AM)
Cuba's tourism revenue rises four per cent
International tourism generated $US1.08 billion ($A1.17 billion) for Cuba in the first half of 2014, an increase of four per cent over the same period last year, the National Statistics and Information Office says. Cuba earned $US1.8 billion from tourism last year. The tourism sector is the second largest source of foreign currency for Cuba after the export of services. Canada, Germany, Britain ...(8/20/2014 7:24:02 AM)
Beyonce and Jay-Z's 2013 Cuba trip no violation of U.S. embargo
American music industry power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z did not violate U.S. "We found no indication that U.S. The four-day visit in April 2013 was a cultural trip that was fully licensed by the Treasury Department, organizers said at the time. Two Cuban-American members of Congress, both Republicans representing south Florida and supporters of a firm stance on Cuba, had asked the Treasury ...(8/21/2014 4:06:24 PM)
Cuba: Where toilet paper can be rarer than partridge
A country where toilet paper is rarer than partridge in brine(8/16/2014 7:17:02 PM)
Feds rule on Beyonce-Jay Z Cuba trip
Beyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore.(8/21/2014 7:36:01 PM)
Groups: US political effort in Cuba hurts aid work
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public health officials and members of Congress who declared that such clandestine efforts put health programs at risk around the world.(8/4/2014 11:19:47 PM)
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