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Oil for U.S. and Cuba's troubled waters

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the nation has about 4.6 billion barrels and nearly 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the North Cuba Basin, and possibly four times that much in its portion of the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

Child mortality rates dropping, study finds, but U.S. lags

Childhood deaths are down 42% in the U.S., but nations such as Serbia and Malaysia, which were ranked behind the U.S. in 1990, cut their rates by nearly 70%.<br /> Read More

Havana man listed in critical condition

RonTarius Leroy Williams, 20, of Havana, remained in critical condition Sunday at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he was airlifted Saturday evening following a single-vehicle crash. Read More

Interview Stefon Harris

Musicians of his generation, Stefon Harris came to Cuba - thanks to Concords Record Read More

Cuba Standard Exclusive: Oil group gets license for Cuba trip

The International Association of Drilling Contractors received a travel license from the U.S. Department of Treasury Wednesday, allowing the Houston-based group to send a delegation to Cuba within three months, Tampa attorney Al Fox told Cuba Standard. Read More

Cuba invited to US conference

A Cuban pharmacologist and genetics expert was a speaker at a Puerto Rico biotech conference co-organized with the FDA Read More

Cubans in Miami and Havana, A Transnational Community?

Transnational communities generate bidirectional cultural flows that can be seen as cultural remittances. These flows feed a “marketplace” of ideas, values, customs and ways of life that overlap with national cultures. <br /> Read More

Attorneys Claim Habeas Corpus for Cuban Held in US Prison

South Journal—The defense team of Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five Cubans held in US prisons for 10 years now, will present a Habeas Corpus writ before June 14 so that US justice reconsiders the case. Read More

Obama Urged to Lift U.S. Restrictions on Religious Travel to Cuba

Leaders of the National Council of Churches and Church World Service are urging the president to lift the restrictions on religious travel to Cuba, calling the current U.S. policy toward Cuba “ineffective and counter-productive.” Read More

Michael Moore on Cuba TV

The day after May Day, also the day of the second round of the municipal elections, I saw Michael Moore’s new film, Capitalism: A Love Story.  Read More

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