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House panel mulls bill to ease Cuban embargo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Business and human rights groups urged Congress on Thursday to ease the decades-old embargo on Cuba by passing a bipartisan bill to lift a ban on travel to Cuba and remove certain obstacles to legal farm sales.<br /> Read More

US-Cuba May Hammer out a Deal Soon Despite Divergences

The two events, the legislation passed by the US House of Representatives easing travel and trade restrictions and recent municipal election in Cuba suggest the US will end the 48yr-old embargo against Cuba Read More

Lawyer Jose Pertierra Dennounces New Farce in Posada’s Case

HAVANA, Cuba, (acn) Jose Pertierra, the lawyer that represents Venezuela in the request of extradition of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, who took refuge in the United States (where he has remained over the last five years), denounced on Monday the new farce in this case. Read More

U.S. House votes to ease limits on Cuba trade, travel

WASHINGTON - U.S. restrictions on trade with Cuba and family travel to the island would be eased under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday but the changes could encounter trouble in the Senate.<br /> Read More

Elián González: 10 Years Later

The photographer who took the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of Elián González said he's still haunted by the events of April 22, 2000. Read More

Cuba challenges US to lift embargo 'even for a year'

HAVANA (AFP) – Cuba challenged the United States Sunday to lift a decades-old trade embargo &quot;even for a year&quot; to test its contention that the island's leaders do not want the embargo lifted or normal relations with Washington. Read More

Cuba: Clinton's comments on Castros 'cynical'

Cuban state media dismissed U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as a cynic on Monday for her assertion that Fidel and Raul Castro don't want Washington's 48-year embargo lifted because they would no longer be able to blame America for their country's problems.<br /> Read More

Workshop on exporting to Cuba scheduled April 21

HOUSTON- A workshop on exporting food, forestry and agricultural products to Cuba is scheduled April 21 in Houston. The workshop, which will be held at Brady's Landing at 8505 Cypress, is sponsored by the Texas- Cuba Trade Alliance , the Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Greater Houston Partnership. <br /> Read More

Former Orioles pitcher, Cy Young winner Mike Cuellar dies at 72

Mike Cuellar, a crafty left-hander from Cuba whose darting screwball made him a World Series champion and Cy Young winner with the Baltimore Orioles, died Friday. He was 72. Read More

FBI Questions American Travelers To Cuba

At least 10 Americans who recently traveled to Cuba through cultural exchange programs have been questioned by FBI agents, either at home or over the phone, lawyers for the groups tell Huffington Post. Read More

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