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Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute uncovers one of Cuba’s hidden natural treasures

An ocean exploration led by scientists from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute spent months exploring never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs along the entire coast of Cuba. The team of scientists, from the U.S. and Cuba, discovered new species of … Continue reading

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Ocean exploration uncovers one of Cuba’s hidden natural treasures

A research mission led by Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute has uncovered details of one of Cuba’s hidden natural treasures. After nearly two years of planning, a team of scientists from the United States and Cuba has explored … Continue reading

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Gilmore: Bellevue University grad makes the most of studies in Cuba

Jamel McNair was eager to travel to Cuba to study and represent Bellevue University in 2016. After graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, McNair went to Cuba as part of the International Career Studies program. The program works … Continue reading

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Study abroad to Cuba opens eyes to a different world

When you go to another country to study abroad, you are exposed to a different perspective. When you study abroad in Cuba, you enter a different world, where the archaic and the modern inhabit the same space. Imagine streets filled … Continue reading

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US senator supports improved ties with Cuba

HAVANA – US Senator Patrick Leahy said on Tuesday that he will continue to work hard in Congress to lift restrictions imposed by the US government on Cuba. In an interview with Prensa Latina, the Democrat from Vermont, who supports … Continue reading

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From a Vermont Classroom to Cuba

South Burlington, Vt. – Kids in South Burlington are building bridges to Cuba with the help of a non-profit organization. The Chamberlin School is working with an organizaiton called CAFS Custom Cuba Travel to build bridges between people, communities and … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines: Daily Flights to Cuba Will Continue

Despite new government regulations that make it harder for Americans to travel to Cuba, Alaska airlines says it’s sticking with its new daily service to the island. That flight starts in Seattle, stops in LA and then lands in Havana. … Continue reading

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Sunwing adds flights to Toronto-Cuba route

Sunwing announced the addition of Cayo Largo in Cuba to its roster of tropical destinations available from Toronto this winter. The tour operator is expected to be the only carrier to offer direct flights between Toronto and Cayo Largo this … Continue reading

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Delegation Explores Possible Partnership with Cuba’s Medical School

Representatives from The University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern recently traveled to Havana to meet with the president of Cuba’s Latin American School of Medicine and officials from the University of Havana to investigate establishing two- to four-week … Continue reading

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The US-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan Visits Villa Clara

Santa Clara, Jul 17.- The US-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan-Pastors for Peace are currently visiting places of historic, cultural and social interests in Villa Clara where its members are exchanging with representative of political and grass roots organizations, workers and students. The … Continue reading

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