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  • For some Cuban exiles, the old toast 'Next year in Cuba!' is suddenly more plausible

    For some Cuban exiles, the old toast 'Next year in Cuba!' is suddenly more plausible
    For so long, many of the exiles believed they would go back to Cuba in battle gear. They would vanquish Fidel Castro by any means necessary. "Next year in Cuba!" they would say when making a toast. Some trained in the Florida Everglades for the invasion...
  • The Castros' historical loss is a win for the Cuban people

    President Obama's historic opening to Cuba is long overdue — and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship's demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed miserably for half a century could ever work....
  • Fifteen years after Orioles' visit to Cuba, baseball diplomacy still hits home

    Fifteen years after Orioles' visit to Cuba, baseball diplomacy still hits home
    It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
  • 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...
  • New U.S.-Cuba era

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's surprise Christmas present to Cuba -- restoration of American diplomatic ties with the communist-run regime created by Fidel Castro and now run by his brother Raul -- follows a century of tumultuous dealings between the two...
  • Obama is right on Cuba

    Obama is right on Cuba
    Bravo to President Barack Obama for undertaking the normalization of relations with Cuba ("Cuba releases Alan Gross; White House announces plans to re-establish diplomatic relations with Havana," Dec. 17). I've often wondered why we have diplomatic...
  • Cuban-Americans gather in Miami to protest renewed US-Cuba ties

    MIAMI The sounds of "Obama traidor!" (Obama is a traitor) rang out Saturday at a demonstration at Jose Marti Park in Little Havana to protest renewed diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul...
  • Obama defends foreign policy decisions on Cuba, Russia, Iran

    Obama defends foreign policy decisions on Cuba, Russia, Iran
    In a spirited defense of his foreign policy, President Obama said in an interview aired Sunday that normalizing relations with Cuba would bolster American influence there and that his diplomatic strategies to contain Russia and Iran are working. The...
  • U.S. moves closer to sale of frigates to Taiwan; Beijing protests

    President Obama has signed a measure allowing the U.S. government to sell four used frigates to Taiwan, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said Friday. The news prompted an angry response from China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory and resents...
  • Obama shows courage with Cuba policy shift

    Obama shows courage with Cuba policy shift
    It is about time a president had the foresight and political courage to take the steps President Obama took and formally extend diplomatic recognition to Cuba. The time is right for a full political and economic relationship with that nation, and I hope...
  • U.S. House Speaker sets January 20th for Obama speech to Congress

    U.S. President Barack Obama has been invited to deliver his annual State of the Union address to Congress on Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. ET (0200 GMT Jan. 21). House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, in a letter delivered on Friday to Obama, set the date...