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Concerns About Cuba’s Relationship With Venezuela Amid New U.S. Ties

Cuba's flag flies as high as its ambition. Photo by Janelle Clausen.

By Julio Avila Havana, Cuba – Cuba and Venezuela, two staunch allies, have enjoyed a fruitful relationship. But with Cuba’s new ties with the United States, there are questions as to how Cuba’s relation with Venezuela will continue given its … Continue reading

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Cuban Journalism Is Changing Amid Bilateral Relations

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By Julio Avila Havana, Cuba – At a White House press conference on May 21, 2015, a female Cuban reporter and her Cuban colleagues raised their hands a few times, then a few times more. Each was eager to ask a … Continue reading

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Running Out of Cuban Time… Adios La Habana

By Janelle Clausen & Julio Avila The day started early…real early, well after midnight. The crew wanted one last glimpse of historic Old Havana before departing Cuba the next day…later, actually (It felt like the day before). Most of us … Continue reading

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Julio Avila

Julio Avila

Julio Avila is a Long Island native from Huntington. He is currently a senior journalism major on the broadcast track at Stony Brook University. The convenient commute via the Long Island Rail Road and all the School of Journalism had … Continue reading

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