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A flow of Cubans – going home

Mauricio Estrada, head chef and one who owns the restaurant Toros y Tapas in the Miramar neighborhood within the Cuban capital, jokes with kitchen assistant Ewar Llerena since they get ready for a different Year\’s Eve dinner. (Lisette Poole/The Washington Post)

HAVANA – Mauricio Estrada left Cuba in 2003 rich in the same frustrations as so …

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Cuban migrants with children to generally be among first outside Cr airlift?

Cuban migrant Daury Leal, 39, holds 11-month-old Yeryko Boza, the son of an fellow migrant, in a refugee camp in Liberia. (Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times)

A rough sketch takes shape depending upon how roughly 8,000 Cuban migrants will continue their journey to the Country immediately as talks continue between Central American countries and Mexico. Costa Rican …

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Five freed in US-Cuba rapprochement in custody: rights group

Picture taken in 2013 in Santa Clara, Cuba, released by Vladier Morera Herrera showing his father, jailed Cuban dissident Vladimir Morera Bacallao. (Vladier Morera Herrera/HO/AFP)

HAVANA, Cuba —?Five dissidents freed as Havana launched a high-profile diplomatic rapprochement using the America are back in custody in Cuba, an individual\’s rights group said Monday.

The five were among 53 …

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Cuba and US renew direct postal service after 52 years

Tourists through the United states of america are considered in old U.S. cars in Havana, on April 6, 2015. (Yamil Lage/AFP)

HAVANA, Cuba C America and Cuba have accepted restore direct postal service 52 years after severing it in the height on the Cold War, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said Friday.

It said the “pilot plan” would …

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Guatemala demands Mexico pledge over blocked Cuban migrants

A camp for Cuban migrants in C . r .. (Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times)

GUATEMALA CITY —?Guatemala said Wednesday it needed a pledge from Mexico it would allow in 1000s of Cuban migrants headed into the U.S. before it can allow them transit its territory from Costa Rica or Panama.

“Mexico must guarantee in writing that it …