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Cuba: Fidel Castro Claims Racist Righ-wingers Oppose Obama

<div align="justify"> In an unusually conciliatory column in the state-run media, Castro said Obama had inherited many problems from his predecessor, George W. Bush, and was trying to resolve them. But the &quot;powerful extreme right won't be happy with anything that diminishes their prerogatives in the slightest way.&quot; </div> Read More

NM Governor Travels to Cuba in Trade Mission, but Is He onto Something Else?

<div align="justify"> New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will spend the week in Cuba on a trade mission, and he's paying his own way because of the state's budget problems. A spokeswoman in his office said the governor was to fly to Havana on Monday and return on Friday. He is slated to discuss potential agricultural and cultural partnerships between New Mexico and Cuba. </div> Read More

The Church's Presence Is Felt in Cuba

<div align="justify"> While Cuba is no longer an officially &quot;atheistic&quot; state, 50 years of communism during which religious practice was actively discouraged has had its effect on Cuban society. Through it all, the church -- though weakened and reduced in numbers -- survived. Today the church in Cuba, beyond just surviving, is striving to be a witness to hope. </div> Read More

Allegiant Ends Cuba Charter Business

<div align="justify"> The charters, which Allegiant started earlier this summer, were flown as part of a U.S. government program open to eligible travelers. Allegiant flew for five different charter sponsors. <br /> </div> Read More