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Obama ‘to move quickly to lift curbs on Cuba’

Obama ‘to move quickly to lift curbs on Cuba’

WASHINGTON — United States President Barack Obama will move as soon as next month to defang the 54-year American trade embargo against Cuba, using broad executive power to defy...

Secret diplomacy led to US-Cuba thaw

Secret diplomacy led to US-Cuba thaw

WASHINGTON — Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to “think big” about a second-term...

Economic and political hopes rise in Havana

HAVANA — As politically charged as President Barack Obama’s new stance on Cuba may be in the United States, the sweeping changes he outlined on Wednesday will have a much more...

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