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  • New York Times wrong to lobby for lifting Cuba embargo

    New York Times wrong to lobby for lifting Cuba embargo
    Ernesto Londoño is the newest member of The New York Times editorial board. He was hired in September and since then he has written six editorials and two blogs on why the United States should re-establish relations with Cuba and lift the embargo.
  • Smithfield Foods sees 3Q 2014 profits soar

    Smithfield Foods sees 3Q 2014 profits soar
    SMITHFIELD — For the third consecutive quarter this year, Smithfield Foods has posted a record profit. The Smithfield-based pork producing powerhouse, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of China-based WH Group Limited, recorded $3.7 billion in sales,...

    Cold War relic: The US must end the embargo on Cuba

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Oct. 30: The rout of the United States in the annual United Nations vote on sanctions against Cuba was worse this year than last. On Tuesday, a nonbinding resolution...

    Cuba hasn't earned embargo's end

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Sunday, Oct. 26: In October 1960, the United States imposed an embargo on exports to Cuba covering all commodities except medical supplies and certain food products. That was the beginning of a...

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott face off in first debate
    It took just moments for Charlie Crist and Rick Scott to unsheathe their knives in an attempt to slice and dice each other in the first debate of the Florida governor's race, an hourlong back and forth that showcased multiple policy differences. Scott,...