Tag Archives: Cuba

07May/17

Cuba holds first transgender Mass

MATANZAS, CUBA (MAY 5, 2016) (REUTERS) – For decades belonging to a religion and being anything but heterosexual was stigmatized in Communist-ruled, macho Cuba, making the Mass held by three transgender pastors in the western Cuban city of Matanzas all the more groundbreaking.
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26Nov/16

Fidel Castro, lion of the 20th century, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, the son of a wealthy landowner, turned his back on a life of privilege to lead the Cuban revolution and earn a place in history that was glorious to some, notorious to others, but finally the product of prodigious talents and boundless ego.

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17Sep/16

Millennials lead private media opening in Cuba

Cuba’s state media monopoly is under assault as web-based news outlets challenge official news on the island nation.

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20Jul/15

Cuban flag raised at embassy in Washington

(REUTERS) – The Cuban flag was raised at Havana’s embassy in Washington, DC, at 10:30 a.m. (1430 GMT) for the first time in 54 years on Monday (July 20).
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02Jul/15

Foreign tourists say “Cuban ethos” may fade with American influx

(REUTERS / RESTRICTED POOL) – Hundreds of thousands of U.S. tourists may soon descend on Cuba’s colonial cities.

…Because the United States and Cuba have formally agreed to restore diplomatic relations on July 20.
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