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Meet the Castros!

In a startling, unexpected, development, the United States and Cuba ended over 50 years of estrangement on Wednesday, December 17. American Presidents had forbade any contact with Cuba since Fidel......

Meet the Castros!

Vice President Hamid Ansari's visit to Havana provided rare insights of the Castro brothers, Fidel and Raul. Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman reports. Part I: Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary......

Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary of old

Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana "The meeting was a gesture to India," Vice......

Fidel 'frail', but still the revolutionary of old

Vice President Hamid Ansari discovers the iconic Fidel Castro in fine form during a rare 65-minute encounter. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana "The meeting was a gesture to India," Vice......

Fidel is alive! Meets Hamid Ansari

Fidel Castro meets Vice President Hamid Ansari for an unprecedented meeting. Nikhil Lakshman reports from Havana. Fidel Castro is alive and well. After not being seen in public for 142 days, since......

A peek into Cuba's housing facilities

Cuba has an eclectic mix of colonial and Art Deco homes, apartment complexes and impoverished buildings.   In November 2011, the government decreed that Cubans could buy and sell homes......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

The Passion continues its reign

Despite two high profile movies competing for the top spot, Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ not only retained the box-office crown but also slid down from the previous week by just about 39......

The Passion breaks BO records

Continuing its miraculous hold over the box-office, Mel Gibson's intense and graphically violent The Passion Of The Christ grossed $76 million over the weekend, taking its five-day gross to $117......

Maradona to play 'Match for Peace' in Cuba

Diego Maradona has been invited by Colombia's FARC to play for their team in a soccer ‘Game for Peace’ during talks in Cuba between the rebels and the Colombian government looking to......

U.S. woman swims record-breaking Cuba-to-Florida stretch without shark cage!

A 64-year-old American long-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad, completed a 35-year-long quest to cross the Florida Straits on Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.......

Aus woman set to brave sharks on swim from Cuba to U.S.

With favourable weather predicted and a team of scientists on her side, Australian Chloe McCardel will set out on Wednesday to become the first person to make the 103-mile (166-km) swim between......

Maradona clashes with reporters on return to Buenos Aires

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona insulted reporters and kicked a photographer after arriving home in Buenos Aires on a visit from Dubai, where he works as a sports ambassador. A fellow......

US swimmer forced to end Cuba-Florida swim: CNN

Sixty-one-year-old American swimmer Diana Nyad was forced to end her bid to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage in mid-trip on Tuesday, CNN reported. CNN,......
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Russia wants to be 'in step' with Cuba against US embargo

HAVANA: Russia and Cuba worked on their joint strategy against the US economic embargo on the communist island Tuesday, during a visit by Moscow's... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/russia-wants-to-be-in-step-with-cuba-against-us-embargo/articleshow/46684301.cms
Tourists flock to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

Bookings to Cuba jumped 57% for one New York tour operator in the weeks after Washington said it would renew ties with Havana. In February, they... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/tourists-flock-to-cuba-before-the-americans-come/articleshow/46672045.cms
How Obama outmaneuvered hardliners and cut a Cuba deal

WASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - The December breakthrough that upended a half-century of U.S.-Cuba enmity has been portrayed as the fruit of 18 months... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/03/23/cuba-usa-idINKBN0MJ0AN20150323?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
The safety net

In the heat of the day, Vladimir, Canela, Aparicio, Leon and Carinoso sprawl in the grand entrance of the centuries-old stone building. At night,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/the-safety-net/article7012777.ece
Street Dogs In Cuba Find Homes, Care At State Organizations

HAVANA (AP) — Old Havana's Museum of Metalwork is home to soaring colonial archways, galleries of gleaming artworks and five of the world's... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/19/street-dogs-cuba_n_6902632.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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