Cuba introduces new customs limits
Cuba is bringing in new rules limiting personal imports of foreign goods where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

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    September 1, 2014

    Cuba is bringing in new rules limiting personal imports of foreign goods where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.
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    September 1, 2014

    HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travellers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families...
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    September 1, 2014

    The year was 1970. Dr. Norman Gay was president of the Bahamas Olympic Association (now Committee-BOC) and the late Simeon Bowe was president of the Bahamas Football Association (BFA). The Bahamas was represented by football (soccer),...
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    September 1, 2014

    Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are...
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    August 31, 2014

    Lizbet Martínez, the Cuban rafter girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation 20 years ago with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, still has the violin that made her famous.
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    August 31, 2014

    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
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    August 31, 2014

    HAVANA (AP) – One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country’s Order of...
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    August 30, 2014

    One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award.
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    August 29, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- As a result of the Seventh Round of Cuba-Dominican Republic Migration Talks, which took place at the Foreign Relations Ministry, the two countries signed an immigration agreement aimed at regulating illegal immigration....
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    August 29, 2014

    The last remaining former Cuban detainee to provide testimony in a Royal Bahamas Defence Force hearing has been located in Florida, according to attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents five defense force marines in the matter. The marines...
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    August 29, 2014

    (CNS): A group of sixteen Cuban migrants in makeshift overcrowded vessel sailed into South Sound on Thursday morning in desperate need of food, water and shade for their boat, according to local reports. Government officials confirmed...
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    August 29, 2014

    The People’s United Party has suspended, attorney Arthur Saldivar as standard bearer for the Belize Rural North Constituency. That happened on Wednesday at a meeting called by the executive to [...]
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    August 28, 2014

    (CNS): A group of sixteen Cuban refugees in make shift overcrowded vessel sailed into South Sound on Thursday morning in desperate need of food, water and shade for their boat according to local reports. Government officials confirmed...
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    August 28, 2014

    (CNN) – Airborne for white, sandy beaches, turquoise Cuban waters and swaying palms, two women apparently broke out their duty-free booze on Wednesday and partied hearty in a passenger jet bathroom. So terribly hearty, that they...
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    August 28, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- Army commander Jose Matos de la Cruz and National Police chief Manuel Castro Castillo on Wednesday agreed to increase patrols in areas that have been declared as vulnerable. Matos de la Cruz explained that the actions...
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    August 27, 2014

    Most technical directors usually focus on the senior national team. Not so with Brazilian Marcos Falopa who was introduced to the local media yesterday by his new employers, the Barbados Football Association (BFA), at the National...
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    August 26, 2014

    A 20-year-old from Pottersville is the recipient of a scholarship compliments the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Team Dominica. Lyndon Auguiste, who is also one of the leading members of the party, will leave the island on...
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    August 26, 2014

    Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said yesterday that Cabinet will soon announce several new initiatives to deal with the vexing issue of illegal migration, noting that the Carmichael Road Detention Centre is “bursting at...
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