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Cuba - the ultimate guide

How Cuba will change, and is changing, with the loosening of Fidel Castro's grip and a new openness towards the island from its giant American …

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A Rush of Americans, Seeking Gold in Cuban Soil

HAVANA — Being an agricultural official in Cuba these days is like living in a resort town all your friends want to visit. You rarely get a moment to yourself.<p>For months, Havana’s government offices and its prettiest urban farms have been filled with American bureaucrats, seed sellers, food company …

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You Can Now Book a Cruise from Miami to Cuba

<b>Update:</b> On April 18, Carnival announced that travelers from any country can now book a Fathom cruise to Cuba, including Cuban-born individuals. This …

Can Americans Travel to Cuba? Yes, and Here's How Much It'll Cost You

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>On Sunday, March 20, President Obama made history when he became the first American leader to visit Cuba in the post-Cold War era. Prior to his trip, the last American president to set foot in the country was Calvin Coolidge in 1928 -- more than 88 years ago.<p>The First …

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …