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May 29th

Freedom to Travel to Cuba in 2010

In 1977, the Carter administration lifted the travel restrictions. In 1982, the Reagan administration re-established the travel restrictions; and in 1989 travelers to Cuba could spend only $100 per day. Read More

Hotel industry group lobbying Cuba, family medical leave among issues

The American Hotel & Lodging Association - the hotel industry's main trade group - spent $305,000 lobbying federal officials in January, February and March, the Associated Press reports. Read More

Cervantes Museum Exhibits Cuban edition of El Quixote

Cuban ambassador to Spain, Alejandro González, donated to the Cervantes Museum of Esquivias (Toledo) a first edition of El Quixote published alter the triumph of the revolution in his country. Read More

Fearful Cuba watches, waits for BP oil spill

HAVANA, May 28 (Reuters) - Red flags went up on beaches in western Cuban this week, closing them briefly to swimmers amid rumors that the BP oil spill in the U.S. part of the Gulf of Mexico was forcing sharks into Cuban waters. Read More

Nicaragua to Implement Cuba Health Program

A Cuban program for the attention of pregnant women and children up to five years will be implemented in Nicaragua tomorrow, said Rosario Murillo, coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council. Read More

Piedad Córdoba: Cuba is not alone

The Colombian Liberal Party Senator Piedad Cordoba said Cuba is not alone, because many in the world love, respect, and admire the island. Read More

Cuban unionists tell U.S. colleagues embargo is chokehold on their nation

Speaking May 22 at the Baltimore meeting of the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild, two of the unionists on the week-long trip - WBNG members Rick Ehrmann and Elise Bryant - said their group returned with a joint statement saying the embargo should be lifted Read More

US Is $500 Million Supermarket to Cuba

The U.S. businesses that sold $528 million in food products to Cuba last year range from small dairy farmers to multi- billion dollar agribusiness corporations. Read More

Intellectuals and Poets Pay Tribute to Lezama Lima

HAVANA, Cuba, May 28 (acn) Intellectuals and poets participating in the 15th International Poetry Festival of Havana described Cuban late writer Jose Lezama Lima as a leader of the Latin American cultural world. Read More

ST. PETERSBURG TIMES: Tampa to work on boosting ties to Cuba

TAMPA — Saying it will boost the city's economy, the City Council on Thursday agreed to bring together local and national officials to work on a plan for improving Tampa's relations with Cuba. Read More