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July 29th

Airports Are Getting in Line to Fly to Cuba

<div align="justify"> In April, the Obama administration eased restrictions on travel and money transfers to the island by U.S. citizens or residents with family in Cuba. Now cities and airports are to position themselves ahead of any further loosening of travel policy. </div> Read More

Cuba: U.S. Turns Off News Ticker in Havana, So What?

<div align="justify"> The news ticker was put atop the U.S. interest section in Havana by the Bush Administration in an attemp to &quot;inform&quot; Cubans. The news ticker was part of what was called by the press &quot;the billboard war&quot;, when the U.S. and the Cuban government compete against each other placing signboards with political messages. </div> Read More

Will Americans Be Free to Visit Cuba Soon?

<div align="justify"> Cuba is a luring tourism destination. There are UNESCO world heritage sites as well as beautiful beaches. The years-long U.S. embargo policy considerably affects the Cuban economy in general and tourism industry is not an exception. </div> Read More

Low Hope of Improving Cuba Ties

<div align="justify"> Obama lifted the restrictions on travel and sending of remittances for the Cuban-American community this year, and resumed bilateral migration talks. But apart from that, things has not change essentially. </div> Read More

July 27th

Cuba: Castro Warns of Tough Times Ahead and Demands a Rise in Productivity

<div align="justify"> The worsening situation has frustrated many Cubans who hoped Castro would reform Cuba's economy after taking over from Fidel Castro last year. But his only major reform so far has been in agriculture, where he launched a program to let private farmers cultivate unused state land. </div> Read More

Colorado Considers Trade with Cuba

<div align="justify"> It's not known by anyone how much the endeavor could cost — or earn — the state. But politically, there is no clear cost here for trading with Castro and his brother, Cuban President Raul Castro. While anti-Castro Cuban expatriates have considerable clout in places such as Florida, Colorado has just 3,701 Cubans, according to the most recent census. </div> Read More

Cuba Ends Fourth in World League Champion

<div align="justify"> Brazil defeated Serbia 3-2 and won the 2009 World Volleyball League championship. Cuba ended in the fourth place, a major improvement from last year’s 10th. Two Cubans finished among the tournament’s top five scorers. </div> Read More

July 25th

Castro's Next Speech Will Probably Talk about Tough Times for Cuba

<div align="justify"> Castro only major reform so far has been in agriculture, where he has decentralized decision-making and put more land in private hands. Now the economy is in shambles, but no major reforms are in the cards, neither political nor in the economy, </div> Read More

Obama Claims Won't Be a Rush to Change Cuba Policy or Haiti Immigration Laws

<div align="justify"> The American presidente says any changes to U.S.-Cuba policy may be a while in the making and that allowing undocumented Haitians in the United States to stay is something still to be decided. </div> Read More

Man who Challenged Cuban Travel Ban Has Not Been Charged Yet

<div align="justify"> Mora is trying to make a point, hoping to get arrested or cited after his fourth trip to Cuba so he could challenge the country's travel ban, which he says discriminates against anyone who isn't Cuban-American and punishes Cuba's people, not its government. </div> Read More