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Friday, December 19, 2014   18:06 GMT

The Day Anti-Castro Forces Tried to Bomb the U.N.
Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS - When the politically-charismatic Ernesto Che Guevera, once second-in-command to Cuban leader Fidel Castro, was at the United Nations to address the General Assembly sessions back in 1964, the U.N. headquarters came under attack - literally.
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U.S. Flag Can Be Seen Again in Cuba
Patricia Grogg
HAVANA - The announcement that the United States and Cuba would reestablish diplomatic relations took most Cubans by surprise. Over half of the population was born after the severing of ties in 1961 and the start of the embargo that has marked their lives.
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After 53 Years, Obama to Normalise Ties with Cuba
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON - In perhaps his boldest foreign-policy move during his presidency, Barack Obama Wednesday announced that he intends to establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba.
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> OPINION  How Ebola Could End the Cuban Embargo
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>   Is U.N. Convention Against Torture in Jeopardy?
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