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New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage
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New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage

HAVANA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media this week, including a ban…
UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters
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UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters

The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Cuba on Friday to release protesters and journalists arrested at anti-government demonstrations.…
Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president
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Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed US presidents for decades. Now, Haiti…
Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes
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Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes

HAVANA, July 11 (Reuters) – Chanting “freedom” and calling for President Miguel Diaz-Canel to step down, thousands of Cubans joined…
Tropical Storm Elsa nears Cuba amid fears of flooding
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Tropical Storm Elsa nears Cuba amid fears of flooding

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba prepared to evacuate people along the island’s southern region on Sunday amid fears that Tropical Storm…
Cuba to collaborate with Iran on coronavirus vaccine
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Cuba to collaborate with Iran on coronavirus vaccine

HAVANA (Reuters) – Communist-run Cuba said late on Friday it had signed an accord with Iran to transfer the technology…
The US reckoning on race, seen through other nations’ eyes
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The US reckoning on race, seen through other nations’ eyes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part…
Cuba gets first prime minister in over 40 years
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Cuba gets first prime minister in over 40 years

Cuba’s first prime minister in more than four decades — long-serving tourism minister Manuel Marrero — took office Saturday as…
Venezuela’s former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall
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Venezuela’s former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall

Venezuela’s former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, who fled the country after backing a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro in…
Castro warns Cubans to brace for shortages
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Castro warns Cubans to brace for shortages

HAVANA (AP) — Communist Party leader Raúl Castro warned Cubans on Wednesday that they should brace for worsening shortages due…
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