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Raul Castro welcomes renewal of relations with US

HAVANA - Cuban President Raul Castro told Cubans Wednesday his nation has agreed to restore relations with the United States, 53 years after diplomatic ties were broken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/raul-castro-welcomes-renewal-
Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

...Obama said in remarks from the White House. "It's time for a new approach."As Obama spoke, Cuban President Raul Castro addressed his own nation from Havana. He said that while profound differences remain between the two nations in such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/obama-us-re-establishing-rela
Key dates in US relations with Cuba

...That stifles incipient efforts to improve U.S.-Cuba ties under President Barack Obama.- BREAKTHROUGH: Obama and Raul Castro announce they are restoring diplomatic ties and exchanging prisoners, including Gross and the remaining three members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/key-dates-us-relations-cuba
Rants & Raves

...up with them for so long! IF OBAMA CAN walk across the stage in South Africa and shake the hand of communist leader Raul Castro, why can't he walk across the aisle and extend a hand to opposition leaders here at home? He needs to learn from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-25/rants-raves
Cubans claim arms hidden on North Korean freighter

...Kyok-sik, chief of general staff for North Korea's armed forces, visited Cuba two weeks ago for meetings with President Raul Castro and others, Cuba's official media reported at the time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-18/cubans-claim-arms-hidden-north-
Several bad signs

...world's leaders.Forget the silliness ? including the meaningless criticism of the president's handshake with Raul Castro of Cuba. What's he supposed to do, slap him upside the face?We want to know how such a blatant security breach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-17/several-bad-signs
Cuba says it will allow athletes to sign pro contracts in foreign sports leagues

...have and will continue to act in accordance with the laws and policies of the United States government."President Raul Castro's government hopes the move will stem defections by athletes who are lured abroad by the possibility of lucrative contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-27/cuba-says-it-will-allow-athletes-
Hope for the pope

...even the holiest among us. And that weight is usually added at an advanced age; Pope Benedict is 85.Even Cuba's Raul Castro plans to kick back in five years when he's 86.The process to choose Benedict's successor is shrouded in smoke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-02-28/hope-pope
Now it's Cuba's turn

...step. But it takes two to tango. Raul Castro needs to take to the dance floor...He needs to give Cuban leader Raul Castro time to reciprocate. This cannot...a line and go no further until Raul Castro returns the gestures. Raul Castro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/16/edi_520550.shtml
Editorials
Crumbling communism

...be getting the answer to that question from President Raul Castro.In a recent speech before members of the only union...communism's philosophical and economic failure in Cuba, Raul Castro has been inching ahead with reform in the isolated island...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-11-08/crumbling-communism
Editorials