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Cubans will celebrate the historic pact with the U.S.

Cubans will celebrate the historic pact with the U.S.

Many Cuban-Americans and citizens of Cuba thought improved relations with the U.S. would never come. But in surprising fashion, it happened Wednesday. ‘Incredible news I’ve waited my entire life to hear,’ said Ralph Ortega, editor-in-chief of On Wall Street and a former Daily News reporter.

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In a tizzy, crybaby Marco shows no respect for voters

In a tizzy, crybaby Marco shows no respect for voters

Florida’s junior senator doesn’t “care if the polls say that 99 percent of people believe we should normalize relations in Cuba,” while a brand new Zogby Analytics poll shows that those same American voters Rubio disrespects favor change in Cuba policy by two to one.

It’s not Cuba that has just decided to rejoin the modern world – it’s the US

It’s not Cuba that has just decided to rejoin the modern world – it’s the US

Is this the beginning of the end of the road for the sometimes semi-official US belief that Cuba is really Washington’s?

Can Cuba escape poverty but stay healthy?

Can Cuba escape poverty but stay healthy?

Cuba’s health care system might benefit from its relative isolation. In many countries with economies the size of Cuba’s, doctors and other medical professionals leave to work in the United States.

Marco Rubio’s fury over the Cuba shift shows why Obama made the right move

Marco Rubio’s fury over the Cuba shift shows why Obama made the right move

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, the Republican Party’s point man on Cuba, seemed to be struggling to contain his fury as he responded to President Obama’s move Wednesday to normalize relations with the Cold War foe.

Arguing at the Versailles

Arguing at the Versailles

This was an unusual protest at the Versailles, a clear demonstration that the ideological stances of Miami’s Cuban community have been changing in the past 10 years.

The real heroes of U.S.-Cuba policy victory

The real heroes of U.S.-Cuba policy victory

We must remember to take a moment to recognize the real heroes in this unfinished story: ordinary Cubans living on the island.

GOP and Cuba: Fighting yesterday’s war

GOP and Cuba: Fighting yesterday’s war

Cuba is only 90 miles away but the 2016 elections are even closer, and as a result of yesterday’s decision, the GOP should be troubled by using Congress to continue to foment antagonism to Obama and Democrats, and by rigid positions that sound already like yesterday’s war.

Cubans will celebrate the historic pact with the U.S.

Cubans will celebrate the historic pact with the U.S.

Many Cuban-Americans and citizens of Cuba thought improved relations with the U.S. would never come. But in surprising fashion, it happened Wednesday. ‘Incredible news I’ve waited my entire life to hear,’ said Ralph Ortega, editor-in-chief of On Wall Street and a former Daily News reporter.

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