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The announcement that U.S. and Cuban officials will hold landmark talks this week toward restarting direct mail service between the two nations prompted a mix of reactions on Monday on whether the Obama administration plans a broader outreach to the Castro regime in the president’s second term.
The Obama administration should — and has the legal authority to — use its executive power to begin lifting the decades-old embargo on trade with Cuba, according to two new papers this week issued by an influential Latin America think tank and a leading Cuban exile group.
Last week marked the third anniversary of Cuba's arrest of USAID subcontractor Alan Gross for the "crime" of delivering Internet equipment to a Jewish group in Havana.
Almost three years after her husband was arrested and jailed in Cuba, Judy Gross still talks to Americans who haven't heard his story. Now she is speaking more openly than in the past, hoping to make her husband's case as well known as those of other Americans who won freedom after being jailed overseas.
A senior Cuban diplomat said Wednesday her country is prepared to negotiate a solution in the case of a jailed American contractor but is awaiting a U.S. response.
North Korea rejected South Korea's offer of food and medical supplies to help flood victims Wednesday, the South's government said.
A judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets.
It was part of John F. Kennedy's New Frontier: a government agency to work with developing countries around the world and spread democracy in the process.
An American man imprisoned in Cuba on charges of crimes against the state was being tracked by island authorities since 2004 and traveled there at least five times in 2009 to set up sophisticated wireless Internet networks, according to a purported leaked court filing.
Hurricane Jova strengthened to a major, Category 3 hurricane Monday as it blew toward Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening the idyllic beach resort of Barra de Navidad and one of the nation's biggest cargo ports.
A surprise visit by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has revived hope that Cuba may soon free a U.S. government subcontractor whose imprisonment has snarled efforts to improve relations between the two countries.
Carter meets jailed American and old friend Fidel
Prosecutors in Cambodia urged a U.N.-backed tribunal Tuesday to stiffen the sentence of the Khmer Rouge's chief jailer to life in prison and to convict him of new, separate crimes against humanity.
Earlier this month, U.S. Agency for International Development subcontractor Alan Gross was sentenced by a Cuban court to 15 years in prison for "crimes against the state." Mr. Gross' attorney, Peter J. Kahn, concluded in February that his client was caught in the middle of a long-standing political dispute between Cuba and the United States. I agree.
North Korea is responsible for the disruption of GPS signals in some part of South Korea's capital region last week that caused malfunctions in mobile phones, media reports quoted officials as saying on Sunday.
He says he was only trying to provide Internet service to the island's small Jewish community.
Mr. Gross told those who asked that he worked with a Jewish humanitarian mission while bringing in laptops, iPods and other technology for Jewish communities.