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Cuba's non-farm co-ops debut this week amid move toward markets

HAVANA (Reuters) - One hundred state-run produce markets and 26 other establishments were scheduled to become private cooperatives on Monday as Communist-run Cuba continues to shed secondary economic activity in favor of individual initiative and markets.Full story

British businessmen await Cuba's verdict as graft trial ends

HAVANA (Reuters) - The two-day trial of two top executives of a British investment fund ended in Havana on Friday with a five judge panel expected to deliver its verdict within 10 days. Full story

Exclusive: British fund executives to go on trial in Cuba

HAVANA (Reuters) - The two top executives of a British investment fund in Cuba are scheduled to go on trial in Havana on Thursday, according to sources close to the accused men, as part of an unprecedented government crackdown on corruption involving foreign businessmen. Full story

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  Diana Nyad: Leaving the water ‘was devastating’

Swimmer Diana Nyad was forced to end her fourth attempt to swim from Havana to Key West on Tuesday, suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia. She talks with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie about her inability to conquer what she says is the most difficult obstacle: the jellyfish stings.

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