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Carrie Kahn

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U.S.-Cuba Talks First Step In Long Process Of Restoring Relations

Friday, January 23, 2015

U.S. diplomats have wrapped up two days of talks with Cuban officials โ€” the highest-level meeting in 35 years. The aim is to start talking through how to restore diplomatic relations following the historic warming of ties announced last month by President Obama and President Raul Castro.

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More Talks With Cuba Are Needed To Repair Broken Relations

Friday, January 23, 2015

Two days of historic talks in Havana between U.S. and Cuban diplomats ended with both sides expressing the will to continue to talk. Major obstacles still exist in the effort to normalize relations.

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Historic Diplomatic Talks Begin In Cuba

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The most high-level U.S. delegation to visit Cuba in 35 years is in Havana for two days of talks. The meetings follow the historic thaw in relations announced simultaneously last month by President Obama and President Raul Castro. The focus of the talks will be migration and the nuts and bolts of restoring diplomatic ties.

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U.S.-Cuban Officials Meet In Cuba To Re-Establish Relations

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Diplomats are in Cuba this week for talks with high-level representatives from the communist government. The talks, which begin Wednesday, are the first official discussions in decades.

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Political Turmoil Threatens To Derail Haiti's Delicate Recovery

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Haiti's President Martelly has formed a new government that he rules by decree. He's appointed some new ministers and a prime minister but hasn't said when new elections will happen. The U.S. has pledged it's backing of Martelly, but many are worried that the continuing political turmoil is hurting reconstruction efforts.

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Five Years After Earthquake, Haiti's Recovery Remains Uneven

Monday, January 12, 2015

Five years after an earthquake leveled Haiti's capital, killing more than 100,000 people and leaving millions homeless, Port au Prince is being resurrected. High-rises stand where previous buildings were reduced to rubble in the temblor. However, thousands of people still are without permanent housing.

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In Haiti, Politics And An Earthquake Anniversary Collide

Monday, January 12, 2015

It's been five years since an earthquake devastated Haiti. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers are blocking a compromise that would avert the dissolution of Parliament and the president ruling by decree.

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Haiti's Political Crisis Expected To Come To A Head Next Week

Friday, January 09, 2015

If a political compromise is not reached before Monday, which also happens to be the 5th anniversary of a devastating earthquake, parliament will be dissolved and the president will rule by decree.

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Privacy, Security Focal Points At CES

Thursday, January 08, 2015

From Goldkey's smart watch that can make encrypted phone calls, to the iWallet that prevents hackers from stealing your credit card information, tech companies at CES are focusing this year on privacy gadgets. Melissa Block talks to CNET's Lindsey Turrentine about the latest in personal privacy technology at this week's International Consumer Electronics Show.

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In Haiti, Time Running Out To Schedule Overdue Elections

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Time is running out in Haiti for a political compromise before the Jan. 12 date when the majority of the country's legislators' terms will expire. Opposition senators are refusing to negotiate with the embattled president, and if an agreement is not hammered out, Michel Martelly will rule by decree.

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Lacking Internet, Cubans Rely On 'The Package' For Entertainment

Monday, January 05, 2015

The so-called weekly "package" allows Cubans to watch every current TV show and series available to the world at a fraction of the cost and without government censors.

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Child Migrant Crisis Stemmed By Border Security Build-Up

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Robert Siegel talks with Carrie Kahn and John Burnett for a year-end update on a story that grabbed our attention earlier this year โ€” the rise in Central American minors seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Cubans Celebrate The Return Of Three Last Spies

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The three intelligence agents were the remaining imprisoned members of the Cuban Five spy ring. Cubans view them as heroes: Their faces are everywhere, and Cubans even know them by their first names.

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Cuba's Jews, Catholics Have Very Different Takes On The U.S. Thaw

Monday, December 22, 2014

The country's tiny Jewish community is embracing the breakthrough. But some Catholics feel betrayed by President Obama's overtures to Cuba's communist government.

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Cubans Blame Their Woes On The U.S. Embargo

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Cubans are cautiously optimistic about the normalization of ties with the United States, but their daily lives won't change much until the embargo lifts.

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Cubans Eager For More Economic Investment

Friday, December 19, 2014

We have Cuban reaction to the move toward normalization of ties between the country and the U.S.

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Search For Missing Students In Mexico Turns Up Graves Of Others

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The search for 43 missing students in Guerrero state has yielded a dozen graves, and some 30 bodies unrelated to the case. That's given hope to other families hoping to find their missing loved ones.

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Haiti's President Searches For Next Prime Minister

Monday, December 15, 2014

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe's resignation may be too late to repair the political damage to the president. Protests have increased over long overdue elections and allegations of corruption.

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Survivor Of Mexican Student Attacks Tells Of Bullet-Riddled Escape

Sunday, December 14, 2014

As the investigation into the presumed murder of 43 students in Mexico continues, one student who says he escaped the attacks describes how police surrounded the students' buses and began to fire.

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Postcard From Mexico: Mother Clings To Hope That Students Are Still Alive

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Mexican authorities recently identified the remains of one of the 43 students believed killed by drug traffickers working with police. Families are having a tough time believing the official story.

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