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WNYC News

Cuomo Travels to Cuba to Get New York's Foot in the Door

Monday, April 20, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo has become the first American governor to visit Cuba since relations were re-established with the communist nation.

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WNYC News

How Airbnb Built An Online Marketplace Off the Grid in Cuba

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Cuba has a tricky business landscape and hardly any internet, so to do business there Airbnb looked to local experts.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Is First U.S. Governor to Visit Cuba as Relations Thaw

Monday, April 20, 2015

The two-day state visit is aimed at fostering greater economic ties between New York and Cuba.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Obama's rapprochement with Cuba: how far can it go?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Obama's rapprochement with Cuba: how far can it go?

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The Takeaway

As World Watches, Obama and Castro Cross Paths

Friday, April 10, 2015

The White House says there are no plans for a one-on-one meeting between Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama, but the two leaders are both attending a summit in Panama.

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Radiolab

VIDEO: Radiolab Presents: Radio Ambulante

Thursday, April 02, 2015

As a follow-up to our story Los Frikis, we're bringing you a translated version of Radio Ambulante's story on the same subject.
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Soundcheck

Telmary: Electrifying Cuban Hip-Hop

Friday, March 27, 2015

Listen to the Cuban hip-hop pioneer play in the Soundcheck studio.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Shining a Light on Cuban Photography

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A collector and two Cuban photographers talk about contemporary photography and the art world in Cuba.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Perils of Immigrant Legal Services in the US, and Artists in Cuba

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The illegal world of legal services for immigrants. Melissa Manchester's first studio album in over 10 years. A new film about bullying. Art and imprisonment in Cuba.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Enemy of the State? Artist Tania Bruguera's Arrest in Cuba

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera was arrested for disturbing the public order prior to staging a performance about free speech in Havana’s Revolution Square in December.

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Radiolab

Los Frikis

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The story of how punk rock’s arrival in Cuba allowed a small band of outsiders to sentence themselves to death and set themselves free.
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WQXR Blog

Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Beethoven in Cuba

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Cuba will hear its first American orchestra since President Obama moved to restore diplomatic relations between the countries.
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Features

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, January 23, 2015

A pot critic for The Denver Post is pretty creative with adjectives. Space photos are psychedelic. We have some tips for your Cuba vacation. These are the week's most popular stories.

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Studio 360

Staging “Rent” in Cuba

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The first musical to go from Broadway directly to Havana since the Revolution, “Rent” is perfect for Cuban audiences.

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Studio 360

What Will Openness Mean for Cuban Artists?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

As US-Cuban relations thaw, we’re going to get to know Cuban culture much better. And Cuba will get to know us, like it or not.

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WNYC News

Cuba Announcement Continues to Send Ripples Through New Jersey

Thursday, January 15, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If you think Washington is divided over Obama's new Cuba policy, check out how much disagreement there is between Cuban-Americans and their relatives back home.  

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The Takeaway

Can The Takeaway Convince You to Go to Cuba?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

New rules are about to kick in that will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba. Can we tempt you to choose Cuba? Listen to our in-house produced commercial here.

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WNYC News

Call for Return of Chesimard Complicated by Murky Case

Thursday, January 15, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Debate continues over Black Liberation Army member convicted in 1979 for the murder of a New Jersey state trooper.  

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WNYC News

American Credit Cards in Cuba?

Saturday, December 20, 2014

WNYC
WNYC's Julia Longoria talks to frequent visitors to Cuba about what the new regulations might mean — and what's still missing.

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WNYC News

President Obama's Year-End Press Conference

Friday, December 19, 2014

President Obama will likely address protests in Ferguson, Mo., the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba, and the fight against ISIS. 

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