embargo http://blog.wlrn.org en Crist And Cuba: Is Florida Ready For An Embargo Reversal? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/crist-and-cuba-florida-ready-embargo-reversal <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What does Charlie know that we don’t know?</span></p><p>Charlie Crist, Florida’s ex-Republican governor and now its leading Democratic gubernatorial candidate, assumed a real political risk this month: He called on Washington to lift the 52-year-old U.S. trade embargo against communist Cuba.</p><p>In an interview with WLRN, Crist insisted his changed stance is a matter of common sense.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:15:25 +0000 Kelley Mitchell & Tim Padgett 28066 at http://blog.wlrn.org Crist And Cuba: Is Florida Ready For An Embargo Reversal? Jay-Z Stirs Passions About Cuba With New Song http://blog.wlrn.org/post/jay-z-stirs-passions-about-cuba-new-song <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F87385010&amp;secret_token=s-HCyEt" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:09:34 +0000 Daniel Hicks 12277 at http://blog.wlrn.org Jay-Z Stirs Passions About Cuba With New Song Miami Is Final Stop On Cuban Blogger's World Tour http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-final-stop-cuban-bloggers-world-tour <p>Inspiring millions of virtual fans with heartfelt dispatches and persistent calls for greater political freedom, blogger Yoani Sanchez is the most visible symbol of both sweeping change inside Cuba and the modern power of social media to crack some of the world's most closed societies.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Daniel Hicks 11578 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Is Final Stop On Cuban Blogger's World Tour