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With embassies about to reopen and an exchange of ambassadors likely to happen sooner rather than later, the only remaining hurdles across the Florida Straits are the status of the US naval base at Guantanamo on the southwest corner of the island and the lingering trade embargo against Cuba.
He was referring to the Obama administration's support for educational and cultural exchanges, as well as unrestricted visits for Cuban families divided by the Florida Straits.
One might be that athletes must be in their seventh decade, in better shape than people half their age and able to suffer critics with the same resiliency with which she swam the Florida Straits.
SUPER-fit 64-year-old Diana Nyad yesterday became the first person to swim the treacherous Florida Straits without a shark cage.
Scientists believe the impact caused a transition to a colder, drier climate around the world JAPAN A swathe of wrecked houses after a tornado struck Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo USA Swimmer Diana Nyad, 64, talks with her crew less than two miles off Key West, Florida, yesterday shortly before she became the first swimmer to cross the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys without the security of a shark cage
Nyad confirmed this would be her last attempt to cross the treacherous Florida Straits without a shark cage.
Monitoring Cuba's recent wave of economic reforms, Bouras sees opportunities on both sides of the Florida Straits if the island's emerging entrepreneurs are allowed to negotiate deals directly with U.
Both countries are concerned about drug trafficking, environmental issues (including hurricane tracking), migration, and development of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves in the Florida Straits.
impacts from Isaac until the storm emerges from its projected passage over mountainous Cuba on Sunday and enters the Florida Straits.
Diana Nyad was hoping to become the first person to complete the journey across the Florida straits without the use of a shark cage.
It sometimes loops up relatively close to Louisiana, and then travels back down past Key West, through the Florida Straits, and feeds the Gulf Stream.
Cuban migration routes fluctuate each time that Havana sets bilateral agreements in its fight against irregular and illegal departures, including those related to smuggling in the Florida Straits and the Yucatan Channel.
Crossing the Florida Straits between Key West and Cuba, the four Crusaders--now well on the back side of the thrust curve--are skimming the tops of the building storms.
Rev Paul picture, A fatal combination of submerged reefs and frequent hurricanes means that the Florida Keys and the Florida Straits are riddled with shipwrecks.
When that occurs, oil could reach the Florida Straits in eight to 10 days," she said.
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