Sparks fly as Cuban flag flutters once again over Washington embassy
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Cuba
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Sparks fly as Cuban flag flutters once again over Washington embassy

Larry Luxner - July 21, 2015

WASHINGTON — The last vestige of the Cold War melted away Monday morning, perhaps fittingly, on one of the hottest summer days of 2015. By 10:36 a.m.,…

US and Cuba set to formally re-establish diplomatic relations
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US and Cuba set to formally re-establish diplomatic relations

Karen DeYoung | The Washington Post - July 19, 2015

WASHINGTON — Early Monday, before the public doors are opened and the day officially begins, the State Department will hang a new flag among the 192 banners…

As US, Cuba renew ties, report urges ‘economic reintegration’
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Business
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As US, Cuba renew ties, report urges ‘economic reintegration’

Larry Luxner - July 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday at precisely 10 a.m. Cuba’s flag will rise for the first time in 54 years over the country’s stately old mission along Washington’s 16th…

Progress but no agreement in US, Cuba talks on diplomatic relations
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Cuba
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Progress but no agreement in US, Cuba talks on diplomatic relations

Carol Morello | The Washington Post - May 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Negotiators for Cuba and the United States said Friday after two days of talks that they have not settled on arrangements to reestablish diplomatic…

US, Cuba sailors compete in first regatta since diplomatic thaw
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Cuba
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US, Cuba sailors compete in first regatta since diplomatic thaw

Francisco Jara | AFP - May 20, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuban and American sailors competed Tuesday in the first regatta since their countries' decision to seek normal ties after more than five decades of Cold…

Castro, Obama hold historic meeting, agree to foster ‘a new relationship’
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Castro, Obama hold historic meeting, agree to foster ‘a new relationship’

Karen DeYoung and Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - April 11, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Panama — President Barack Obama and President Raúl Castro symbolically ended more than a half-century of official estrangement between the United States and Cuba here…