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Category: Cuba
April 18, 2013 at 7:35 AM

Guards and detainees clash at Guantánamo Bay prison

Take the prisoners out of Guantánamo What possible good reason can there be for continuing to torture young men [“Detainees confront guards in Gitmo raid,” front page, April 17]? Certainly no moral reason, no strategic reason, no economic reason. These men who have been imprisoned for 11 years and tortured, declared innocent and still not released, are…


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April 16, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Cuban travel restrictions lifted

Next step: free travel for all Americans Instead of “Yes they can,” how about, “Yes, we can” [“Visit Cuba, yes they can,” Opinion, editorial, April 15]. After almost 50 years, it is high time for all Americans, not just the ones with Cuban family connections, to freely travel to Cuba. We are the only country in the…


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April 15, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Cuban travel limits eased

<img src=”” width=”345″ class=”pic” /> Joe Raedle / Getty Images A listing for Havana and Holguin, Cuba, is seen on the departure display at Miami International Airport on April 7. The Obama administration is loosening restrictions on family travel and remittances to Cuba. A step toward restoring honor and integrity Editor, The Times: I applaud the Obama administration’s easing of travel, gift…


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