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    Cuban president marks change of style with first tweet

    Agence Framce-Presse . Havana | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    Cuba’s president Miguel Diaz-Canel sent his first message on Twitter on Wednesday, helping to set a new tone as leader of the Communist-run island compared...

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    Cuba seeks ‘civilised’ relationship with US

    Agence France-Presse . United States | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel said Sunday his government wants a ‘civilised’ relationship with the United States – despite the embargo imposed on the island by...

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    Cuba confirms 110 killed in country's deadliest plane crash since 1989

    Reuters | Updated at 12:11am on May 20, 2018

    Cuba began two days of national mourning Saturday for victims of the crash of a state airways plane that killed all but three of its...

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    The confirmation of democracy in Cuba

    by Manuel E Yepe | Updated at 12:05am on April 28, 2018

    THE Cuban electoral system confirmed its democratic character through the exercise of the popular consultative procedure that elected Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez as head of state...

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    Cuba ends Castro era

    Reuters . Havana | Updated at 12:42am on April 20, 2018

    Cuba’s new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959,...

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    Lessons from Cuba

    by Will Podmore | Updated at 12:05am on March 08, 2018

    THE withdrawal of Soviet aid in 1990 left Cuba’s economy on a knife-edge. Cubans lost all their markets in sugar. They ceased to receive foodstuffs,...

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    Cuba honours Fidel Castro on death anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Havana | Updated at 11:55pm on November 24, 2017

    Cuba commemorates the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary father Fidel Castro on Saturday as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era. Ceremonies marking...

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    A Cuban mystery: the US embassy in Havana

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2017

    CUBA has, for decades, been a form of political pathology for US political consciousness. Fidel Castro loomed in his indestructible guise, tormenting a succession of...

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    US halves Cuba diplomatic staff over mysterious ‘attacks’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:20am on September 30, 2017

    The United States said Friday it is withdrawing more than half the personnel from its embassy in Cuba in response to mysterious attacks that have...

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    Raul Castro denounces Donald Trump’s Cuba policy

    BBC | Updated at 09:50am on July 15, 2017

    The president of Cuba has spoken publicly for the first time against US president Donald Trump's rollback of a thaw between the two countries a...

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