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Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

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WASHINGTON — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing...

Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

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WASHINGTON — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing...

South Africa combats unrest after ex-leader’s imprisonment

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JOHANNESBURG — South African police and the army struggled to bring order Wednesday to impoverished areas of South Africa rocked by weeklong unrest and...

Some of the more notable protests staged in Cuba

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Cuba is known for mammoth, officially sanctioned gatherings to celebrate the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and May Day, while even very much smaller...

Cuban leaders beef up police patrols after rare protests

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HAVANA — Cuban police are out in force on the country's streets as the president is accusing Cuban Americans of using social media to...

Ex-St. Louis cop sentenced in beating of undercover officer

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ST. LOUIS — A former St. Louis police officer was sentenced Tuesday to more than four years in prison for his role in the...

Biden calls Cuba ‘remarkable’ protests a ‘call for freedom’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Monday called protests in Cuba “remarkable" and a “clarion call for freedom,” praising thousands of Cubans who took...

Police patrol Havana in large numbers after demonstrations

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HAVANA — Large contingents of Cuban police patrolled the capital of Havana on Monday following protests around the island nation against food shortages and...

Cuba’s internet cutoff: The go-to tactic for global despots

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Cubans facing the country’s worst economic crisis in decades took to the streets over the weekend. In turn, authorities blocked social media sites in...

Georgians protest for 2nd straight day over journalist death

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TBILISI, Georgia — Hundreds of people protested in Georgia on Monday for a second day in a row, demanding the government of the ex-Soviet...