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For the first time since severing ties in 1961, the U.S. and Cuba reopened embassies in each other’s capitals today. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla traveled to the Cuban Embassy in Washington to raise his country’s flag, an event that was broadcast live on the island’s state-run TV. Tampa Bay area Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor has been a passionate advocate for liberalizing relations with the Communist island since she traveled there in 2013.  She attended today’s flag-raising ceremony at the Cuban embassy,…

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