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AUGUST 1999 HEADLINES

August 31

Explosion at Cuba military shipyard kills five / Reuters

Texas politician, rice farmers explore Cuba trade / Reuters

Cuba Keeps Up Boxing Protest / AP

Havana Is Haven for Fugitive '70s Hijacker / The Washington Post

U.S. farmers, Congressmen explore business potential in Cuba / CNN


August 30

Cuban Catholic Group Opens Civic Club, Defies Law / EWTN

Cuba changes tourism, foreign investment ministers / Reuters

Cuba tries U.S. residents for migrant smuggling / Reuters

Texas rice farmers to visit Cuba for talks / Reuters

Cuba calls decision to withdraw from tournament "dignified'' / AP

Irate Castro welcomes aggrieved Cuban boxers / Reuters

Boxing-Judges suspended, reversal upheld at worlds / Reuters

Cuban-Americans register properties seized after revolution / CNN

TECO reverses Cuban embargo stance / Naples Daily News

Boxing-Furious Cubans applaud Houston walkout / Reuters


August 27

ANALYSIS-Cuba summit stirs early controversy / Reuters

U.S. judge in Miami delays Cuba spy case till 2000 / Reuters

Boxing-Furious Cubans applaud Houston walkout / Reuters

Boxing-Cuban walkout leaves Savon defenseless / Reuters

Controversy At Amateur Boxing Match / AP


August 26

FROM CUBA / Cuba-USA: United by drugs? / Manuel David Orrio / CPI

A good deal for Cuba and the US / Christian Science Monitor

Jamaica picks up refugees, orders them back to Cuba / Sun-Sentinel.com

Costa Rican Leader May Go to Cuba / AP

Boxing-Three judges suspended but no Cuban protest / Reuters

Pernia is future of Cuban track after win in 400 hurdles / AP

Latin American nations moves to revitalize their cities / Nando Media

Boxing-Cubans send five to world amateur finals / Reuters

Cuban wins 400 hurdles gold medal at world championships / AP


August 25

FROM CUBA: Water Diverted from City for Hotel / Reinaldo Cosano Allén

Cooperate With Castro on Drugs / The Washington Post

Controversy remains in women's long jump / CNNSI

Castro makes pitch for Olympics / CNN


August 24

Spain's Sol Melia said unworried by Cuba inquiry / Reuters

TECO company seeks to end Cuba embargo / The Tampa Tribune

Wenders returns to Cuba / Reuters

Boxing-Savon advances to quarters at world championships / Reuters

Woman duped by Cuban agent sues for rape / The Globe and Mail


August 23

Cuban interrogators tortured U.S. POWs in Vietnam, files show / Orlando Sentinel

Torturers' aim was 'total surrender' / The Miami Herald

Body found in undercarriage of UK plane from Cuba / Reuters

Italy To Help Havana's Old Buildings / AP

Chile, Argentina To Skip Summit / AP

Boxing-Cuba, Uzbekistan win four matches each / Reuters

Candidate takes a hard line on Castro /The Miami Herald

Health tourists head for Cuba / BBC News

A Revolution Afloat / IntelectualCapital.com

Reality frays the hype on 'new' Cuba / Miami Herald

'Crucible of Empire': 'Remember the Maine,' and So They Did / NY Times


August 20

Castro Tried To Warm Up To U.S. / AP

U.S. Ambassador Comments on Cuba / AP

U.S. Soccer Likely To Play in Cuba / AP

Cuba answers U.S. on anti-drug cooperation / Reuters

U.S. soccer team wants to play Cuba, says Havana / Reuters

U.S. Men May Play In Cuba / The Washington Post

Bay of Pigs pilots plan monument in Miami / Reuters


August 19

U.S. repatriates 14 more Cuban boat-people / Reuters

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

Pizzas Reportedly Sicken 54 Cubans / AP

Venezuela hopeful on oil deals with Cuba-minister / Reuters

Venezuela insists on extending Caribbean oil pact / Reuters


August 18

FROM CUBA: Tractors confiscated from independent farmers / CAPI

Cuban opposition activist alleges police brutality / Reuters

Cuba frees dissidents jailed before protests / The Miami Herald

Cuban Dissident Freed From Detention / AP

Legal defense fund grows for exiles accused in Castro plot / The Miami Herald

Nebraskans, Cuba in Soccer Diplomacy / AP

Cigar Aficionado CANF Ad on Newsstands / PRNewswire

Clinton open to talks on lifting Cuba food embargo / Reuters

A Journey to Cuba / The Miami Herald


August 17

Cuba heads off protests by detaining dissidents / Reuters

Senators Seek Food, Drugs for Cuba / AP

Cuba Won't Heed U.S. Pressure / AP

Nebraskan Soccer Team Visits Cuba / AP

US Senators urge end to Cuba food, medical embargo / Reuters

IAAF rejects Ben Johnson's bid for reinstatement / AP

Castro helps Australian marathon swimmer / Reuters

Cuba News / Miami Herald


August 16

Cuba dissident threatens hunger strike / Reuters

CIA Probes Cuban Link to Drug Trade / AP

CubanSpy Ring Said Eyed for Years / AP

IAAF says Sotomayor must answer doping charge / AP

Castro touts Cuba as venue for 2008 Olympics / Reuters

CIA to study drug traffic near Cuba / Sun-Sentinel

Cuba News / Miami Herald

U.S. Lawmaker Daschle Meets Castro For Eight Hours / Reuters

Ryan explores autumn trade trip to Cuba / The Chicago Sun Times[ SECTIONS] [ LATEST HEADLINES ]

It was magnificent! People shouted: 'Give us liberty!' / Raul Rivero / Miami Herald

Water, water everywhere -- so let's put it to work / The Enquirer

Vomit spatula may indicate ancient contacts / The Globe and Mail ]


August 13

CANF Rips Farm Lobby Claims on Cuba; Exile Group Says Fraud Being Perpetrated on American Public Opinion / PRNewswire

U.S. court overturns Cuba telephone money ruling / Reuters

Cuba economy has stalled but looks stable-US envoy / Reuters

ANALYSIS-Castro firm at Cuba helm as he turns 73 / Reuters

US weighing sanctions against Spanish hotel chain / Reuters

Athletics-Cuba's Sotomayor out of Seville contest / Reuters

Athletics-Russia chief calls on IAAF to ban Sotomayor / Reuters

Hun Sen to visit U.S., Canada and Cuba / Kyodo

Hun Sen to visit U.S., Canada and Cuba / Kyodo

Cuban music master Compay Segundo enchants Mexico / Reuters

Still On The Hook. Cuban State Liable For Fliers' Murders / Miami Herald

Cuba News / Miami Herald

Cuban Defector's Play in Drills Impresses Nets / NY Times

Man sues government after family is repatriated to Cuba / Naples Daily News

Cuba's "Maximum Leader" honored on 73rd birthday / Reuters


August 12

Spain says hotel chain in U.S. probe over Cuba / Reuters

Court Blocks Cuba Victims' Reward / AP

Cuba Wants 2008 Olympics / AP

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

INTERVIEW--Cuba seen mulling new prisoner releases / Reuters

If Castro goes to Seattle, ask him these questions / Frank Calzón / Miami Herald

New Religious Communities In Cuba, Cambodia And Morocco / Zenit

The twenty enemies of the Internet / Reporters Sans Frontières

A New Cuba Debate / The Washington Post

Son Sung Blue / Miami New Times


August 11

Cuba says forest cover rises to one fifth of island / Reuters

Cuban doctors get a look at Baltimore clinics / AP

No punishment for Coast Guards in Cuban melee / Reuters

Coast Guard Revises Policy on Force / AP

Desperate Cubans Pay For Help / CBS

Family will reunite in Cuba / The Edmonton Sun


August 10

FROM CUBA: A Dead Symbol is Forever / Mario J. Viera / Cuba-Verdad

IAAF Could Suspend Sotomayor / AP

US farm group chief says Cuba embargo ineffective / Reuters

Panam-Cuba still seething after games controversies / Reuters

U.S. Coast Guard returns 41 Cubans / Reuters

Asylum list grows longer in Winnipeg / National Post


August 9

FROM CUBA / Without a name / Manuel Vázquez Portal / Grupo de Trabajo Decoro

FROM CUBA / Sugar-cane-juice sales could endanger future harvests / UPECI

Cuban basketball player defects / AP

Oregon HS Wants a Debate in Cuba / AP

Cubans stripped again / The Calgary Sun

Panam-Cubans, Mexicans fail doping tests / Reuters

Cuban Athlete Plans To Seek Asylum / AP

Panam-Cuba walk away with four more golds / Reuters

Cuban basketball player leaves family for life in Canada / The National Post

Cuban coach who defected still awaiting work permit / The Boston Globe

Cubans dominate boxing at Pan Am Games / AP

Cuban AG Seeks Prison for Smugglers / AP

AP Corrects Cuba Opposition Story / AP

Miami lawsuit challenges US Cuban migrant policy / Reuters

Cuba News / The Miami Herald


August 6

FROM CUBA / If I don't work I starve; if I work I starve / Manuel Vázquez Portal

Senate Votes to End US Medicine and Food Embargo on Cuba;78 to 28 / PRNewswire

Cubans make veiled accusations about plot to discredit Sotomayor / AP

U.S. Senate Passes Sanctions Reform But Keeps Cuba Policy in Place / PRNewswire

Boat carrying 12 Cubans comes ashore; smuggling charges may come / Sun-Sentinel

Cuba News / Miami Herald

Panam-Cuba sports minister defends Sotomayor / Reuters

Senate Moves To Ease Cuban Embargo / AP

Panam-Nine Cubans reach Pan-American boxing finals / Reuters

Cuban sports officials: Sotomayor drug charge a frameup / AP

US Senate Vote Sparks Debate on Food, Medicine Sales to Cuba / Bloomberg

Cuba Beats US Women Basketball Team / AP

Cuba To Fight Sotomayor Suspension / AP

Radio Free Berkeley Is Back / David Landau

Cuban Slugfest / The Calgary Sun

Count-the-defectors wraps / The Edmonton Sun

Cuban boxers still tough nuts in the ring / National Post

Everyone (even Castro) is preparing for Cuba after Castro / The Miami Herald

Cuban officials keep busy playing games / The Globe and Mail


August 5

IN TRIBUTE / Cuba's valiant Group of Four / The Miami Herald

Sotomayor tests positive, loses Pan Am gold / AP

Cuba Contends Sotomayor Is Innocent / AP

U.S. studying Cuba sanctions policy – Glickman / Reuters

Cuba News / The Miami Herald

Fidel's Not Game / The Calgary Sun

Castro's brother slams "sons of bitches'' in media / Reuters

Sotomayor Loses Medal After Test for Cocaine / NY Times

Castro changes tone, praises Axworthy for sportsmanship / National Post Online

Farmers crack Cuba embargo / The Dallas Morning News

700 guess defections / The Edmonton Sun

Men charged with hijacking Cuban boat plead innocent / Naples Daily News

Disgraced high jumper was Cuba's highest-profile athlete / AP

Athletics-Cuba's Sotomayor says he innocent / Reuters

Rains may delay Vietnamese rice shipment to Cuba / Reuters


August 4

Castro praises Canada for sporting gesture / Reuters

ANALYSIS-French traders ponder Cuba wheat business / Reuters

Castro Vows To Stop Cuba Defections / AP

Direct Flights to Cuba Approved / AP

Cubans Celebrate Baseball Victory / AP

U.S. allows charter flights to Cuba from NYC, L.A. / Reuters

Castro invited to attend trade meeting in Seattle / Seattle Times

Cuban spy's ex-wife sues Cuban government for rape / Reuters

Drug rumours now focus on Cuban high-jump star / The National Post

Cuba's Castro Rules Out Allowing New Sea Exodus / Sympatico Newsexpress

Cuba travel restriction loosened / Sun-Sentinel

Castro blasts U.S. immigration policies / AP

Cubans Beat U.S. for Baseball Gold / AP

Security team closes down businesses in preparation of major Castro speech / The Miami Herald

Defectors publicized, while stars forgotten / The Globe and Mail

Flying To Cuba Is Getting Easier? Muchas Gracias! / The New York Post

A twisted sense of asylum / Christian Science Monitor

Pan Am Coverage Angers Team Cuba / The Washington Post


August 3

FROM CUBA / Survival Caravans / Manuel David Orrio / CPI

Airports To Offer Flights to Cuba / AP

Pitcher latest Cuban to defect at Games / The Globe and Mail

Panam-Cuba beat U.S. to win Pan-Am baseball / Reuters

Defections Is Focus at Pan Am Games / AP

Woman Sues Cuba for 'Sham' Marriage / AP

Defections fuel for Cubans' ire / San Jose Mercury News

Cubans Shrug Off Defections / AP

Panam-Cuba protests over lax security in baseball / Reuters

Cuba applauds EU support in rum war with Bacardi / Reuters

Miami man runs afoul of baseball game / The Miami Herald


August 2

FROM CUBA / To Be Homeless in Havana / Manuel David Orrio / CPI

Panam-Cuba attack baseball protester, qualify for Olympics / Reuters

Cuban Defects at Pan Am Games / AP

Albright Chides Cuba on UN Tactics / AP

Cuba says unemployment falls to 6.1 percent / Reuters

Fidel Castro makes way for baseball game / CNN

Cuban Delegation Members in Fight / AP

Phillies Sign Cuban Outfielder / AP

Cubans overtake U.S. team in track and field gold medal race / AP

Cuba sends home 90 U.S.-bound Haitian boat-people / Reuters

One Cheer For The U.S. Chamber / Washington Times

Chefs denounce media coverage of Cubans at Games / C-News

Dealing With Fidel / Chicago Tribune




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