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Stories with person: Raul Castro
  • GOP Senate candidates slam Obama, "Washington Republicans" 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 2:01 pm

    TAMPA, Florida - They railed against the Obama administration's foreign policy. They scolded "Washington Republicans." And they decried the $18 trillion national debt and the dysfunction of a Congress that cannot get anything done.

  • Cuban doctors fleeing Venezuela protest for US visas story has photos
    Updated: Aug-22-15 4:59 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - About 100 Cuban doctors who deserted a medical mission in Venezuela and have been stranded for months in Colombia seeking entry into the U.S. staged a protest Saturday to draw attention to their plight.

  • Leahy says US flag raising in Cuba was deeply moving 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 12:16 pm

    HAVANA - U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says seeing the U.S. flag raised over the newly reopened American Embassy in Cuba was deeply moving.

  • AP Exclusive: Cuba dissidents won't attend US Embassy event story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 6:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - Cuban dissidents, so long the center of U.S. policy toward the island, won't be invited to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U.S. policy is shifting focus to its single-party government. Kerry intends to meet more quietly with prominent activists later in the day, officials said.

  • Cuba plans boating boom as US luxury ships head to Havana 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 11:15 am

    HAVANA - A $3 million yacht left Key West this week with two barbeque grills, 250 channels of satellite TV and a just-in-case plan for rescuing stranded Cuban rafters encountered in the Florida Straits.

  • Cuba plans boating boom as US luxury ships head to Havana story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 12:50 am

    HAVANA - A $3 million yacht left Key West this week with two barbeque grills, 250 channels of satellite TV and a just-in-case plan for rescuing stranded Cuban rafters encountered in the Florida Straits.