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Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuba plans boating boom as U.S. luxury ships head to Havana

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A $3 million yacht left Key West this week with two barbecue grills, 250 channels of satellite TV and a just-in-case plan for rescuing stranded Cuban rafters encountered in the Florida Straits. After four hours smooth sailing, the Still Water tied up at Havana’s Hemingway Marina. The well-heeled passengers breakfasted on smoked salmon and pastries, then boarded an air-conditioned Cuban government bus for a day of touring the city. The Cold War made the Florida Straits into a stage for…

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