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Global Politics

Bans lifted in Cuba

In the last week, Cuba's government has overturned sweeping bans on goods and services in the county, and so Cuban citizens can now buy computers, microwaves even cell phones

Arts, Culture & Media

Si Para Usted

Psychedelic mambo from Cuba is featured in our Global Hit today. Anchor Marco Werman tells us about the second volume of music to be released by the band Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna.

Conflict & Justice

Gitmo update

President Obama issued an executive order to shut down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay within a year. That year is almost up but the White House recently acknowledged it won't make the deadline. The World's Katy Clark's back for an update.

Global Politics

Cuba fears gulf spill contamination

U.S. and Cuban officials have put aside nearly 50 years of frigid relations to hold talks on how to prepare for possible oil contamination from the BP oil spill. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBCs Michael Voss, who's in Havana.