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Daily Archives: July 30, 2010

Embassy to Cody: 'We're sorry'Officials meet teen day after he's told he can leave CubaBy CHRIS DOUCETTE, Toronto SunLast Updated: July 30, 2010 8:57am

SANTA LUCIA, CUBA — Better late than never.

After more than three months of feeling "alone"… Continue reading

Teen trapped in Cuba to come home: motherLast Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010 | 9:09 PM ETCBC News

Ontario teen Cody LeCompte, seen here with his mother, Danette, has been stranded in Cuba since April after he was involved in… Continue reading

Cubans Find Door Half Open – Part 1 By Gonzalo Ortiz*

QUITO, Jul 29, 2010 (IPS) – Carlos sold his house, Juana got a divorce so she could remarry and obtain resident status, and Pedro bought a “letter of invitation”… Continue reading

Embassy to Cody: ‘We’re sorry’ Officials meet teen day after he’s told he can leave Cuba By CHRIS DOUCETTE, Toronto Sun Last Updated: July 30, 2010 8:57am

SANTA LUCIA, CUBA — Better late than never.

After more than three months… Continue reading

Cuba freed teen to protect tourism: Minister Posted By JENNY YUEN, QMI Agency

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Americas Peter Kent said Cody LeCompte’s release was expediated by the Cuban government’s desire to keep a shiny tourism… Continue reading

Ballet Company Sets a Trip to Cuba By PIA CATTON

American Ballet Theater announced Thursday that it will travel to Cuba to dance in the International Ballet Festival of Havana in November. The company last visited Cuba in 1960, at… Continue reading

Posted on Friday, 07.30.10 POLITICAL PRISONERS

The Castros blink BY JORGE G. CASTANEDA jorgecastaneda.org

Finally, someone in Cuba went eyeball to eyeball with the Castro brothers, and they blinked.

On July 7, Guillermo Fariñas, a dissident on a hunger strike… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 07.29.10 Cuban ex-hunger striker Farinas home from hospital By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuban opposition activist Guillermo Farinas returned home from the hospital Thursday three weeks after ending a 134-day hunger strike that left… Continue reading

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