U.S. President Obama greets Cuban President Castro at the memorial service for Mandela in Johannesburg

Rethinking Cuba and the U.S. embargo

Washington concedes its Cuba policy has failed, and it finally seems ready to change tack
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What in the world is going on in 2014?

From war and politics to sports and culture, the global calendar is already crowded
Chinese writer Mo Yan waits for the start of a news conference in his hometown of Gaomi, Shandong province

Good news, bad news

This week: Cuban travels, a bump for Quebec separatism, and an Ocean’s 11-esque heist in Holland
Justin Trudeau

What students are talking about today (October 15th edition)

Liberals up, Cubans defecting & art students protesting
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What students are talking about today (Aug. 27 edition)

Lingerie football, Snooki, Neil Armstrong and tuition
Cuba risky business

Foreign business in Cuba: Beware the dangerous embrace

Havana is at the same time attracting and terrifying entrepreneurs
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Texas to spring breakers: avoid Mexico

Even resort towns may be unsafe