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Fire all pundits, predictors, pollsters and anyone else in the media who had a narrative they wouldn’t let go of and refused to listen to or acknowledge what was really going on. Those same bloviators will now tell us we must “heal the divide” and “come together.” They will pull more hooey like that out of their ass in the days to come. Turn them off.

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Obama and the Cuban economy: Understanding what wasn’t said

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I had the chance to participate in various meetings with the delegation that accompanied President Obama [to Cuba] and hear him speak three times; and now I feel a need to share my interpretation of what he said, and also what he didn’t say— since in politics what is left out is often as important as what is said.

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Brother Obama

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The Spanish kings brought us the conquistadors and landowners; their imprints remained in the circular mounds of earth assigned to the gold prospectors in the river sand, an abusive and shameful form of exploitation whose vestiges can be seen from the air at many sites in the country.

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Baseball spoken here

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Baseball spoken here. This has been the World Classic’s slogan since its emergence in 2006. Ten years later, it serves us well: two languages, a single idiom, interpreted perfectly on the diamond by those who live every strike, every catch, every homerun; and suffer after every error, every strike-out.

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Comparing Obama’s Speech in Havana With Reagan’s in Moscow

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Some of the similarities reflect the speechwriter’s art. You’re visiting Havana, you invoke Jose Marti; visiting Moscow, it’s Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Did Russian and American explorers cross paths in the Arctic? Yes, and Jackie Robinson played ball in Cuba. A U.S. president peddling the virtues of his political system always praises his hosts’ spiritual depth and resilience.

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President Obama concludes official visit to Cuba

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The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, set off from Havana’s José Martí International Airport aboard the Air Force One plane this Tuesday afternoon, bringing his official visit to Cuba, which began on Sunday March 20, to an end. He was accompanied and bid farewell at the airport by the President of the Councils of State and Ministers Raúl Castro Ruz.

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The best way to help Cuba is to lift the blockade

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One of the ways to help Cubans is for Congress to lift the “embargo” (blockade) once and for all, stated the President of the United States of America Barack Obama, speaking to U.S. business representatives and members of the Cuban sate and private sector participating in a Business Forum held in Old Havana’s Antiguo Almacén de la Madera y el Tabaco, March 21.

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Raúl and Obama make statements to the press

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President Raúl Castro commented that in the 15 months which have transpired since plans to reestablish diplomatic relations were announced, concrete results have been achieved, and that he was pleased to welcome President Obama, 88 years since the last U.S. head of state visited the island.

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Obama pays homage to Cuban National Hero

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Obama pays homage to Cuban National HeroHAVANA, Cuba, Mar 21 (acn) US President Barack Obama paid homage to the Cuban National Hero, Jose Marti, this morning accompanied by the Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdes Mesa

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Raul Castro receives Barack Obama

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Cuban President Raul Castro officially received his US counterpart Barack Obama at the Revolution Palace in Havana and both leaders are holding talks now. After the ceremony, Raul and Obama greeted the members of both delegations before starting their talks, that will end with statements to the press that gathers at the site. On the