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WH says it firmly backs Cubans protesting in rare sign of dissent in hermit country

Against the backdrop of raging protests in Cuba; reported food shortages, trouble with vaccine rollouts, and general distaste for Cuban government officials -- locals in the country are fighting back against a government they say has failed them. The United States has made it clear, though not fast enough, that American stands with the Cuban people as very rare signs of dissent continue to emerge in the country. "We stand with the Cuban people and their clarion call for freedom and relief from the tragic grip of the pandemic and from the decades of repression and economic suffering to which they have been subjected by Cuba's authoritarian regime," Biden said in a statement Monday morning. He called on the Cuban government to "hear their people." The statement can be read in full he...
U.S relations with Cuba are looking even brighter
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U.S relations with Cuba are looking even brighter

Which could spell great things for relations between Cubans and Americans. According to reports, the first known charter flights are now taking place between North America and  Cuba.  Furthermore,  direct mail service is reportedly being re-established per officials, something that was first suspended in 1963 at the height of the Cold War. There's no specific permanent date for the resumption of direct mail service as of this writing, mostly, because the focus is on the anniversary of Obama's first attempt to thaw relations with Fidel Castro 's regime. The first charter flight from America took flight on Saturday from Los Angeles's International Airport, it, was bound for Havana.
World divided after death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro
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World divided after death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro

The talk of the weekend is a headline some had been waiting for for decades. Ly death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, 90, finally occurred over the weekend after more than fifty years of rule over Cuba. Castro' death was largely met by confusion in Cuba, after years of falsified reports and rumors of his actual death.  When some residents learned that the sometimes betrothed leader and heinous human rights abuser had actually died, most, weren't sure how to react. Some students in Havana tell The Daily News that "He will be remembered, he is still a Cuban icon despite what the Americans say." Others, perhaps, namely those in America aren't so warm to his persons. Lawmakers and politicians notably Marco Rubio have slammed reports that Obama is will attend Castros' funeral in Sa...
Donald Trump did illegal business in Cuba in the 1990’s
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Donald Trump did illegal business in Cuba in the 1990’s

And this time, er, people are listening. Back in the 1990's the Cuban trade embargo was still present blocking any commerce or business in and out of the country from the United States. According to the latest edition of Newsweek, it goes much deeper than that thanks to one particular real estate mogul: Donald Trump. Newsweek claim she that Trump concocted his way into Cuba under illegal terms, and then concocted business schemes related to his Trump hotels and Casino Resorts. Furthermore,  Trump apparently ran for the 1999 Presidential nomination of the Reform Party and lost. He made an unparalled campaign stop in Miami, to speak to Cuban Americans. These revelations hold significance because Trump not only broke the law, but, had at one point claimed he would never spend a dime in ...
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