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The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2015

Like many American front pages Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal features a photo of Hillary Clinton at her Tuesday press conference where she discussed her use of private email while Secretary of State.

During her first news conference since leaving her post as as secretary of state two years ago, and ahead of what many believe will be a forthcoming campaign for the White House in 2016, Clinton justified her use of a personal email account instead of a government address during her four years in office because she "opted for convenience," the daily reports.

"Looking back, it would've been better if I'd simply used a second email account and carried a second phone," Reuters quotes Clinton as saying. Still, her comments failed to quell the controversy, with Republican critics accusing the presumed Democratic frontrunner of ducking her responsibility.

ABOUT THE SOURCE: The Wall Street Journal is a New York-based international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It was founded in 1889 and is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. Since 2007, it has been owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

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What's Driving The New Migrant Exodus From Cuba

Since Cuba reopened its borders last December after COVID closures, the number of people leaving the island has gone up significantly. Migration has been a constant in Cuban life since the 1950s. But this article in Cuba's independent news outlet El Toque shows just how important migration is to understand the ordeals of everyday life on the island.

March for the 69th anniversary of the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.

Loraine Morales Pino

HAVANA — Some 157,339 Cubans crossed the border into the United States between Oct. 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022, according to the U.S. Border Patrol — a figure significantly higher than the one recorded during the 1980 Mariel exodus, when a record 125,000 Cubans arrived in the U.S. over a period of seven months.

Migrating has once again become the only way out of the ordeal that life on the island represents.

Cubans of all ages who make the journey set off towards a promise. They prefer the unknown to the grim certainty that the Cuban regime offers them.

Migration from Cuba has been a constant since the 1950s.

In 1956, the largest number of departures was recorded in the colonial and republican periods, with the arrival of 14,953 Cubans in the United States, the historical destination of migratory flows. Since the January 1959 revolution, that indicator has been exceeded 30 times.

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