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U.S. courts repeatedly have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. trademark rights to Havana Club, its flagship rum brand produced at a factory in Havana (above). By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes its own Havana Club rum in Florida. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** This undated photo downloaded from the Arabic language Internet site www.muslm.net purports to show Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, in detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Associated Press/muslm.net)

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**FILE** This undated photo downloaded from the Arabic language Internet site www.muslm.net purports to show Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, in detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Associated Press/muslm.net)

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U.S. courts repeatedly have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. trademark rights to Havana Club, its flagship rum brand produced at a factory in Havana (above). By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes its own Havana Club rum in Florida. (Associated Press)

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An oil rig in the distance starts exploratory drilling beneath the waters off Cuba's northern coast in January as fishermen work in Havana Bay. On May 18, Spanish company Repsol announced that the exploratory oil well had failed and will be capped and abandoned. (Associated Press)

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A sketch by a courtroom artist depicts the five 9/11 co-defendants praying during their arraignment at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on May 5. Their disruptive tactics stretched out the proceedings to 13 hours. (Associated Press)

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A supporter of Mr. Chavez tears up during his caravan's procession to the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, for his flight to Cuba for cancer surgery on Feb. 24. (Associated Press)

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Passengers line up to check with customs officials before departing in 2010 from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. A TV screen shows Cuba's revoluntionary leader Fidel Castro during an interview. Cuba's communist government is rumored to be on the verge of a momentous decision to end a half-century of travel restrictions. (Associated Press)

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (right) and co-defendant Walid bin Attash attend a U.S. military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (right) and co-defendant Walid bin Attash attend a U.S. military hearing at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Saturday, May 5, 2012, in this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin. (AP Photo/Janet Hamlin, Pool)

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Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, captured in 2003, is one of five terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba facing military trials related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The sun rises May 13, 2009, over the Guantanamo detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The sun rises May 13, 2009, over the Guantanamo detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Travelers line up to check with migration officials before departing from the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, in July 2010, while at right a TV screen displays an image of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)

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** FILE ** Travelers line up to check with migration officials before departing from the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, in July 2010, while at right a TV screen displays an image of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)

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The diplomatic skills of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (left) were tested when the U.S. opposed Cuba's participation in this weekend's summit of Western Hemisphere leaders. (Associated Press)

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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos delivers a speech before his departure at the Jose Marti international airport in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday March 7, 2012. Santos said an invitation for Cuba to attend the upcoming Summit of the Americas is unlikely. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead an open-air Mass at Revolution Square in Havana on Wednesday, his last day in Cuba. The square includes an image of Communist hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara (background, left). (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by children during his visit to the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba's patron saint, in the little town of El Cobre, outside of Santiago, on Tuesday. Benedict is on the second day of his Cuban tour. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI waves after praying before the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s patron saint, in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on March 27, 2012, the second day of the pontiff's three-day Cuban tour. (Associated Press)