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Former career US diplomat charged with secretly spying for Cuban intelligence for decades


MIAMI (AP) — A former American diplomat who served as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia has been charged with serving as a secret agent for Cuba’s intelligence services dating back decades, the Justice...

Tsunami threat message issued after magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the coast of Jamaica

Originally Published: 28 JAN 20 15:00 ETUpdated: 28 JAN 20 15:27 ET     (CNN) -- A tsunami threat message has been issued by the US National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center after...

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College of Arts and Sciences offers two new Cuba programs

Mckenna Corson September 18, 2016

Kent State offers program to study abroad in Cuba from on Vimeo.The Kent State College of Arts and Sciences’ new Cuba trips were among dozens of study abroad opportunities presented in...

CAED graduate students continue collaboration project

Adrian Leuthauser May 2, 2016

Two Kent State graduate students in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, have been working on a semester-long project involving cities local and afar.Despite the end nearing, Casey Poe...

Group members Jason Peskar, Shane Webster, Cara Bakan, Benjamin Fekete, David Collier and Alexander Arauz give an oral presentation titled, Back to the Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The group designed a tour taking participants around Put-In-Bay.

Tourism majors earn real world experience

Olivia Minnier November 18, 2015

The Global Tourism: Design Contest on Wednesday showcased students’ ability to be creative, yet professional, in front of a larger audience.The event was held in support of Philip Wang, an associate...

Anne Morrison, professor of Lifespan Development and Education Sciences, stands in front of posters for Cuban films “El Bohio” (1984) and “Mariano” (1981) in her White Hall office Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

Kent State professor, board chair see Cuba as educational opportunity

Samantha Ickes January 21, 2015

With the changing relationship between the United States and Cuba, a Kent State professor believes improving interactions with the island nation could be educationally beneficial on both sides. “Our...

President Barack Obama delivers the State of The Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

Julie Pace, Associated Press January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including...

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OPINION: Thawing US-Cuban relations is great to hear but taking too long

Bruce Walton January 13, 2015

Looking back through history books and articles, the Cold War seemed like a scary time.; a second round of America fighting for capitalism against the Red Menace. But I believe the most important part...

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