Why Midwestern farmers want to break the Cuba embargo
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Why Midwestern farmers want to break the Cuba embargo

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - March 4, 2015

HAVANA – Cuba policy sometimes makes strange bedfellows, which is how a man like Thomas Marten, a burly Illinois soybean farmer with a bushy red beard, had come…

Cuba says terror list, banking issues are blocking better ties with the US
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Cuba says terror list, banking issues are blocking better ties with the US

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - February 25, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba — With the United States and Cuba set to resume talks Friday in Washington on the restoration of diplomatic relations, a senior Cuban official said…

In Cuba, a forgotten symbol of pre-revolutionary relations with US
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In Cuba, a forgotten symbol of pre-revolutionary relations with US

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - February 25, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba — Many of the Cuban diplomats negotiating detente with the United States — talks resume this week in Washington — are graduates of Cuba's Advanced…

In Havana, Pelosi delegation promotes Obama’s Cuba thaw
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In Havana, Pelosi delegation promotes Obama’s Cuba thaw

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - February 21, 2015

Read all of our Cuba coverage here HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and a delegation of congressional Democrats concluded a three-day trip to Cuba…

Cuba’s Castro celebrates thaw with US but holds tough during speech in Costa Rica
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Cuba’s Castro celebrates thaw with US but holds tough during speech in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - January 28, 2015

Cuban President Raúl Castro celebrated the recent thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations in his address to the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in San José…

As talks with US begin, Cubans anticipate changes in their lives
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Arts and Culture
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As talks with US begin, Cubans anticipate changes in their lives

Karen DeYoung | The Washington Post - January 25, 2015

HAVANA — Most U.S. citizens have been barred by their own government from visiting Cuba for decades. For the rest of the world, it's just another Caribbean…

No opening date for US, Cuba embassies; more talks set
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No opening date for US, Cuba embassies; more talks set

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 22, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba – The United States and Cuba did not set a date Thursday to reopen their embassies, but the Cold War foes agreed to meet again…

Cuba, US see good first day of historic talks
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Cuba, US see good first day of historic talks

Laurent Thomet | AFP - January 21, 2015

Recommended: What the new U.S.-Cuba travel rules mean for US citizens hoping to visit Cuba HAVANA, Cuba – U.S. and Cuban officials launched historic talks to shed their…

US officials in Cuba to discuss embassies
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US officials in Cuba to discuss embassies

Karen DeYoung | The Washington Post - January 20, 2015

See also: What the new U.S.-Cuba travel rules mean for US citizens hoping to visit Cuba HAVANA, Cuba — The first scheduled meeting between U.S. and Cuban…

Wonkblog: What the new U.S.-Cuba travel rules mean for US citizens hoping to visit Cuba
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Wonkblog: What the new U.S.-Cuba travel rules mean for US citizens hoping to visit Cuba

Roberto A. Ferdman | The Washington Post - January 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D. C. – President Barack Obama's administration said Thursday that the new set of U.S.-Cuba travel regulations, first announced last month as part of a return to…