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Agustina Castro, Fidel and Raul's sister, dies in Cuba at 78

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:19:51 GMT2017-03-27T20:19:51Z

HAVANA (AP) -- Agustina del Carmen Castro Ruz, the youngest sibling of Fidel and Raul Castro, has died in Cuba. She was 78....

Cubans say they entered US before end of immigration policy

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:29:12 GMT2017-03-24T23:29:12Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in South Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the United States just before a long-standing immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident was rescinded....

Wife says Cuban dissident gets 3 years on assault charge

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:58:36 GMT2017-03-21T02:58:36Z

HAVANA (AP) -- A Cuban dissident described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to three years in prison on an assault charge that his backers describe as fabricated, his wife said Monday....

Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:52:03 GMT2017-03-20T21:52:03Z

MIAMI (AP) -- Cubans are still making risky sea journeys to the U.S. despite the end of a policy that allowed them to stay if they made it to American soil, officials said Monday....

Cuba offers Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:06:21 GMT2017-03-16T21:06:21Z

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba has offered Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships to support a peace accord in which the South American country's largest rebel army will relinquish its weapons, officials announced on Thursday....