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Edward Snowden expected to leave Moscow, fly to Havana | GlobalPost

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contracter who leaked details of secret US surveillance programs, is expected to leave Moscow for Havana on Monday. Little over 24 hours after he arrived in the Russian capital from Hong Kong, Snowden is due to board a Cuba-bound flight departing at 2:05 PM local time, a spokesman for Russia’s Aeroflot airline told ...

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Colombian peace talks resume in Havana | The AP via The Huffington Post

by Paul Haven, The AP HAVANA — Colombia’s main rebel group said Monday that it will halt its unilateral cease-fire this weekend, adding a dose of uncertainty even as peace talks to end the half-century-old conflict resumed in the Cuban capital. The rebels’ chief negotiator, Ivan Marquez, said there was no chance his group would reconsider its decision to abandon ...

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Jimmy Carter: Lift Trade Embargo Against Cuba | The Nation

“I hope we can contribute to better relations between the two countries,” Jimmy Carter said describing his mission in visiting Havana this week. At a remarkable press conference as he left to return to the United States today he issued a powerful, resounding, call for major changes in US policy toward Cuba. Briefing reporters at the Palacio de Convenciones in ...

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