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Evangelicals pray during a church service in Havana, Cuba. Religious groups on the island have come out in opposition to a new constitution which will be voted on on Sunday. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Some Canadian diplomats who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing the Canadian government. The $28 million lawsuit alleges the government failed to protect them, hid crucial information and downplayed the seriousness of the risks. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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The Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig defected from Cuba to play baseball in the U.S. On Wednesday, Major League Baseball and Cuba's baseball federation reached an agreement allowing Cuban players to sign with U.S. teams without having to defect first. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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The Cuban government announced plans to remove wording that would open the island to same-sex marriage from the latest draft of its new constitution. In October, Cubans who protested the controversial amendment hung posters saying, "I'm in favor of the original design," in Havana. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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Cuba's telecom monopoly is rolling out broad Internet access for mobile phone users this week. Here, a woman uses her smartphone to surf the Internet in Havana. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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A stingless Mayan bee (Melipona beecheii) gorges itself with honey during the harvest in Yucatan, Mexico. Eric Tou/Visuals Unlimited via Getty Images hide caption

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An employee of the U.S. government in Guangzhou, China, has reported mysterious symptoms similar to those experienced by State Department employees in Cuba. Here, the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou. U.S. Department of State hide caption

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First responders and law enforcement gather in the field where an airliner crashed after takeoff Friday, just outside the international airport in Havana, Cuba. Andrea Rodriguez/AP hide caption

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The man who now leads Cuba: Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, 57. The Communist Party operative, seen here in Santa Clara last month, was elected president of the island nation Thursday. Alejandro Ernesto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuban President Raul Castro waves to the room as First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Castro's handpicked successor, claps at the National Assembly session Wednesday in Havana. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Entrance to Camps 5 and 6, Naval Station Guantánamo Bay. (Photo reviewed and cleared by U.S. military.) David Welna/NPR hide caption

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On A Tense Press Tour Of Guantánamo's Prison Complex, Signs Of Expansion

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A photo from 2002 shows Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart (right), with his father, Cuban leader Fidel Castro during the Havana Book Fair opening. Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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