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Clinton urges Congress to end 'failed' Cuba embargo

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MIAMI - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday urged Congress to end the longstanding U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, calling it a "failed policy" that had done little or nothing to foster change on the communist-ruled island. | Video

U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo

NEW YORK - The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there.

U.S., Health, 28 Jul 2015

U.S. Navy investigates report of cancer cluster at Guantanamo

NEW YORK - The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there.

Health, U.S., 27 Jul 2015

Cuba tones down anti-U.S. rhetoric on revolution's main holiday

SANTIAGO, Cuba - Cuban leaders pledged to keep socialism alive but toned down the anti-U.S. rhetoric at Cuba's first national holiday since re-establishing diplomatic relations with the United States on July 20.

World 26 Jul 2015

Cuban-American resistance to diplomatic thaw proves tepid

MIAMI - Ron Magill, a prominent Cuban-American who works as spokesman for the Miami zoo, was pleasantly surprised when he returned from a quiet trip to Havana earlier this year.

U.S. 21 Jul 2015

Kerry to host Cuba foreign minister in Washington on Monday

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Washington on Monday, U.S. officials said, to mark the historic restoration of diplomatic ties between former Cold War foes severed more than five decades ago.

Politics, 17 Jul 2015

Cuba says not convinced U.S. has given up 'regime change' policy

HAVANA - Cuba remains unconvinced the United States has stopped trying to remove the Communist Party from power despite a public pledge from President Barack Obama disowning "regime change," a Cuban foreign ministry official said on Thursday.

World 16 Jul 2015

Exclusive: U.S. poised to upgrade Cuba in annual human trafficking report -sources

WASHINGTON - The United States is set to remove Cuba from the list of worst offenders in failing to suppress human trafficking and forced labor, U.S. sources said, removing a longstanding irritant between the former Cold War foes at a time of détente.

World, 16 Jul 2015

Cuba says not convinced U.S. has given up 'regime change' policy

HAVANA - Cuba remains unconvinced the United States has stopped trying to remove the Communist Party from power despite a public pledge from President Barack Obama disowning "regime change," a Cuban foreign ministry official said on Thursday.

World 16 Jul 2015

Castro sees Cuba, U.S. breaking with past, coexisting in peace

HAVANA - Cuba is prepared to break with the contentious past and peacefully coexist with the United States, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Wednesday as the two former adversaries are set to restore diplomatic ties.

World, 15 Jul 2015