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  • Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights

    Demographic shifts bring change to policies on Cuba, drugs, gay rights
    Writing about politics inspires a certain amount of déjà vu, time and again. Last week, like many before, served as a case in point.
  • Cuba's famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

    Milagros Diaz has been rolling cigars for 48 years, so long she cannot even smell tobacco anymore, and she is thrilled that the U.S. market is finally opening up for her handmade Cuban "habanos". Since U.S. President Obama announced on Wednesday he...

    Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system

    President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic ties, and warned that Cuban-American exiles might try to sabotage the rapprochement. U.S. President Barack...

    Pa. cigar enthusiasts not lighting up over prospect of ending Cuban trade embargo

    Pa. cigar enthusiasts not lighting up over prospect of ending Cuban trade embargo
    Steve Ragosta took a puff and declared: "Cuban cigars are overrated. "The Honduran cigars are just as good," he added, rolling the small barrel of tobacco between his fingers with precision and passion while sitting at G&E Smoke Shop & Cigar Lounge in...

    Obama Makes Long Overdue Course Correction On Cuba

    Obama Makes Long Overdue Course Correction On Cuba
    The business between the U.S. and Cuba was deadly serious, in the Manichaean world of the Cold War more than 50 years ago. The presence of a Communist country 90 miles from Florida made American leaders apoplectic. After a bungled CIA-sponsored invasion...