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Najib sedih polis diperkecil, ditohmah cerita palsu.

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 Mac — Datuk Seri Najib Razak berasa sedih dengan tindakan sesetengah pihak yang tidak bertanggungjawab cuba memperkecilkan peranan dan sumbangan pasukan Polis Diraja Malaysia terhadap negara. Perdana Menteri berkata...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed.

By Marianna Parraga and Alexandra Ulmer HOUSTON/CARACAS - A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company PDVSA, according to internal PDVSA documents and sources familiar ...

- Sify - IN

Crowds grow at Wellington's CubaDupa festival.

Crowds have begun to filter in to Wellington's CubaDupa festival, seeking food, entertainment, new purchases and even virtual reality. 

- Stuff - NZ

Cuban Americans in Congress need to stop wrapping themselves in the Cuban flag.

If it's true that U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart tried to trade his vote for Trumpcare' for a commitment from the administration to take a tough stance on Cuba, then the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cuba's secret negotiator with US was president's son: cardinal.

Cuban President Raul Castro's son, Alejandro, was the communist island's envoy for secret negotiations with the United States that led to the countries' historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to the talks said. Speculation had long swirled that Alejandro Castro Espin, the president's 51-year-old son, headed up the secret ...

- Yahoo! News - US

FEATURE: Cuba's rich musical heritage rooted in African rhythm.

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade - one of the darkest chapters in human history - commemorated by the United Nations every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave ...

- UN - INT

Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed.

HOUSTON/CARACAS - A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company PDVSA, according to internal PDVSA documents and sources familiar with its operations.

- Reuters - US

Search suspended for man who fell from Carnival ship near Cuba.

The 23-year-old fell from the eighth deck of the Carnival Victory.

- Times-Picayune - US

Poly Grand Theater kicks off a lively spring.

SHANGHAI Poly Grand Theater in Jiading District is starting its spring season, offering 46 programs from classical to pop, drama, dance, traditional operas and theaters. The program runs until June. “We have a big variety of programs for this season, covering almost all popular types of stage performances, trying to ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Hoverboard Created By Mark Cuban Launches On Kickstarter Next Month.

Next month Mark Cuban will be finally and officially launching his new hoverboard by the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform to raise funds to take his design into full-scale production. Back in 2015 Cuban expects his intent to purchase the patent rights to a hoverboard design from Shane Chen, but later pulled out allowing ...

- Geeky Gadgets - US

Cuban-American Actor Tomas Milian, Italian Genre Movies Star, Dies at 84.

ROME - Versatile Cuban-American-Italian actor Tomas Milian, known for the intensity he brought to disparate roles, whether in dramas by directors like Bernardo Bertolucci and Steven Soderbergh or as the Roman lowlife character that made him a household name in Italy, died Thursday. He was 84. Milian died of a stroke in his ...

- Variety - US

Time for Cuban-Americans in Congress to stop wrapping themselves in the Cuban flag

If it's true that U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart tried to trade his vote for Trumpcare' for a commitment from the administration to take a tough stance on Cuba, then the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Coast Guard suspends search for Carnival cruise passenger who went overboard near Cuba

After searching for more than 16 hours, the U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for a missing 23-year-old man, who fell from a Carnival Cruise ship Wednesday morning. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Man falls from Carnival cruise ship near Cuba: report

The U.S. Coast Guard and Cuban authorities are leading a search.

- Times-Picayune - US

Coast Guard searching for Carnival cruise passenger who went overboard near Cuba

A passenger fell from the Carnival Victory ship Wednesday, igniting a search by the U.S. Coast Guard and Cuban authorities. As Carnival Victory headed from Key West to Cozumel, Mexico … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cuba: Christian Leader Receives 3-Year Prison Sentence for Anti-Castro Comments

Eduardo Cardet, the head of Cuba's anti-communist Christian Liberation Movement , has been sentenced to serve a three-year prison sentence following his violent arrest in front of his two young children after the death of Fidel Castro in November.

- Breitbart - US

What I learned from 9 days in Cuba

We all smile and look happy because we're hoping, some of us consciously and some unconsciously, that someday, who knows when, someone will come and save us.'

- Matador Network - US

Scramble for GOP healthcare votes suddenly puts Cuba policy in play

The showdown in Congress over House Republicans' healthcare bill might have nothing to do with Raúl Castro — if it weren't for Miami. Thursday's planned vote on the American Health … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Parental leave for grandparents

Cuba is desperate for babies.

- MercatorNet - US

U.S. shot itself in the foot by skipping hearings at human rights commission

The Trump Administration's highly unusual step of boycotting several sessions of the highly-respected Inter-American Human Rights Commission was a bad mistake that will weaken U.S. efforts to condemn Cuba, … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Coast Guard searches for man who fell from cruise ship

MIAMI " The U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching for a Florida man who fell off a Carnival cruise ship near Cuba.A Coast Guard news release says 23-year-old Brandon Paul went overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US relations with Cuba could become a bargaining chip in the healthcare debate

REUTERS/Yuri Gripas President Donald Trump took a hardline on thawing US relations with Cuba during the final weeks of his campaign, likely in a move to shore up his support with some segments of the electorate. In the two months since he took office, though, Trump's Cuba policy — to the extent that it exists — has been ...

- Business Insider - US

'When I'm 64': Beatlemania blooms belatedly in Cuba

HAVANA, March 22 ― While their American and European peers twisted and shouted to The Beatles in the 1960s, in Cuba childhood sweethearts Gisela and Hector kept their Beatlemania a naughty secret. Now, still Beatles-crazy after all these...

- The Malay Mail - MY

If You Really Want To Know What's Happening With Tech in Cuba, Read Beyond the Headlines

Internet access is fleeting, connection quality is poor, and the costs of getting online are astronomical. But you wouldn't know it from the headlines.

- Global Voices - US

Cubans Still Fleeing on the High Seas, Months After Obama Nixes Wet Foot/Dry Foot

President Barack Obama's last-minute decision to repeal the executive policy known as "Wet Foot/Dry Foot" has deterred many, but not all, Cuban nationals seeking refuge in the United States. According to the U.S. Coast Goard, dozens of Cubans have attempted the escape since their rights in the U.S. were no longer ...

- Breitbart - US

Foot placed on Cuba oil accelerator

A basin in Cuba that has a reserve potential of 647 million barrels is scheduled for an accelerated exploration program, an Australian energy company said.

- UPI - US

Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

The U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12. That's when former President Barack Obama ended the so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy as part of the normalization of relations with Cuba.

- Stars and Stripes - US

In a Rare Survey, Cubans Express a Hunger for Economic Growth

An independent research group at the University of Chicago interviewed 840 Cubans on topics from free speech to diplomatic ties to crime.

- New York Times - US

Confused Mark Cuban called out Clickhole like it was a legit news site

File this under: 'Lol Mark Cuban, what?' On Tuesday, the "serial entrepreneur" and owner of the Dallas Mavericks apparently confused Clickhole - the internet's favorite satirical website mocking clickbait articles - for a real news site. SEE ALSO: Will Arnett prank calling a toy store as Lego Batman is so damn funny As part ...

- Mashable! - US

Rare Poll Finds Cuban Citizens Favor Better US Relations

A rare poll of Cuban public opinion has found that most of the island's citizens approve of normal relations with the United States and large majorities want more tourists to visit and the expansion of private business ownership.

- Newsmax - US

Cuba starts offering home internet service, but few are buying

So far just about 360 Families have acquired the service started on March 1.

- FOX News - US

Rare poll finds Cuban citizens favor better US relations

WASHINGTON — A rare poll of Cuban public opinion has found that most of the island's citizens approve of normal relations with the United...

- Townhall.com - US

Cubans still try to reach America by sea despite rule change

U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12

- CBS NEWS - US

Wife says Cuban dissident gets 3 years on assault charge

A Cuban dissident described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to three years in prison on an assault charge that his backers describe as fabricated, his wife said Monday.

- FOX News - US

Wife says Cuban dissident gets 3 years on assault charge

HAVANA — A Cuban dissident described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to three years in prison on an...

- Townhall.com - US

Wife says Cuban dissident gets 3 years on assault charge

HAVANA " A Cuban dissident described by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to three years in prison on an assault charge that his backers describe as fabricated, his wife said Monday.Eduardo...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mark Cuban Wants Constitution Changed to Make Health Care a 'Right'

Ever ready to spout off about things political, Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire Mark Cuban now wants to shore up Obamacare, pushing the idea that the U.S. Constitution should be changed to proclaim health care as an American "right."

- Breitbart - US

Kenya seeks Cuba medics to plug gaps

Kenya is seeking surgeons and medical specialists from Cuba after it reached a deal to hire 500 general physicians from Tanzania over the weekend.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

MIAMI " Cubans are still making risky sea journeys to the U.S. despite the end of a policy that allowed them to stay if they made it to American soil.The U.S. Coast Guard says it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

CubaDupa’s Chocolate-Coated Virtual Reality

This year’s iconic CubaDupa street festival will offer an unforgettable high-tech showcase with a ‘bean-to-bar’ virtual reality experience at the Wellington Chocolate Factory. Wellington-based property developers, The Wellington Company, one of the ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

US Coast Guard repatriates 27 Cuban migrants

MIAMI, USA — The United States Coast Guard says the Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 27 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Cruise Lines See a Tourism Advantage in Cuba and Hope Trump Doesn't Ruin It

Cruise lines have had plans for Cuba for years, and they're finally getting to try those out. There are two big unknowns now: Will cruise passengers be interested in the island for the long term, and will the powers in Washington make it easier or more difficult to visit? -Hannah Sampson

- Skift - US

Rum-Soaked, Bloody, Sprawling 'Heretics' Is A Romp Through Centuries

Leonardo Padura returns to one of his favorite characters — broken-down Cuban gumshoe Mario Conde — and puts him on the trail of a missing Rembrandt in his gorgeously written new novel Heretics.

- NPR - US

Meet the 105-year-old Filipino whose life inspired a film

In these frenetic times, it can sometimes be hard to keep calm, but 105-year-old Jessie Lichauco will have you know that navigating through such chaos is what makes life interesting. The new documentary about her life, Curiosity, Adventure, and Love, will go some way in soothing the minds of anxious millennials wondering if ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Tangkap pengkhianat cuba halang pelaburan Arab, kata MIC

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Mac — Anasir-anasir yang menyalurkan maklumat yang tidak tepat mengenai Malaysia kepada syarikat minyak Arab Saudi menyasarkan untuk menghancurkan ekonomi negara. Bendahari agung MIC, Datuk Seri S.Vell Paari berkata perbuatan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Trump administration's rhetoric about Islam is key in travel ban rulings

Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have relatives here and President Barack Obama to keep out North Korean officials. So why does...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Agent and Trainer Found Guilty of Smuggling Cuban Baseball Players to U.S.

A Miami jury convicted agent Bartolo Hernandez and trainer Julio Estrada on conspiracy and alien smuggling charges relating to trafficking Cuban baseball players into the U.S. The trial featured vivid testimony from players who spoke about kidnapping attempts and murder on their way through several Central American ...

- FindLaw - US

Cuba: 60 Years Later

I finally made it to Cuba -- nearly 60 years after first trying. It was Christmas Vacation during my senior year at Brooklyn College. Five members of Knight House – the poor folks version of a live at home fraternity at my commuter college –decided to

- Hudson New York - US

Cuba: New Crackdown on Civil Society

Press ReleasesCuba: New Crackdown on Civil SocietyMarch 9, 2017Cuban security forces detained five members of the Unión Patriótica de Cuba , an organization that highlights the plight of political prisoners.

- Freedom House - US

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