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All posts tagged "Cuba"

  • UN Praises Cuba’s Advances in Fighting HIV/AIDS

    SAN JUAN – The United Nations (UN) representative to Equatorial Guinea for the joint HIV/Aids program UNAIDS, Jeanne Seck, praised Cuba’s advances in the attention, prevention and fight against HIV/Aids, which has been confirmed by the World...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • Raúl Castro Meets Peru’s Humala in Havana

    SAN JUAN – Cuban President Raúl Castro met with his Peruvian counterpart, Ollanta Humala, who arrived in Cuba for an official visit Thursday. Both heads of state talked about bilateral relations between their countries and their willingness...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • Cubans Welcome Obama Trip, Say they Want Economic Progress

    HAVANA – Cubans hailed President Barack Obama’s announcement Thursday that he will make a two-day trip to the communist-run island, saying that just like the American leader, they want the historic visit to spur faster change in...

    • Posted February 19, 2016
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  • Obama Planning Historic Trip to Cuba to Cement Warmer Ties

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will pay an historic visit to Cuba in the coming weeks, senior Obama administration officials said Wednesday, becoming the first president to step foot on the island in nearly nine decades. The...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • US, Cuba Sign Deal on Commercial Flights

    HAVANA – The United States and Cuba on Tuesday signed a deal restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, allowing of dozens of new daily flights to bring hundreds of thousands more American...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
  • Members of US Congress Favor Lifting of Cuban Embargo

    SAN JUAN – Seven American congressmen visiting Cuba expressed Monday the need to lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba and to continue working toward the normalization of the relations between the two countries. The lawmakers, all members...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Disney Cruise Ship Rescues 12 Cuban Migrants in Caribbean

    MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard says a passing cruise ship has rescued 12 Cuban migrants from an unseaworthy vessel in the Caribbean. A Coast Guard spokesman in Miami says the crew of the Disney Wonder spotted...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • US OK’s First Factory in Cuba Since Revolution

    HAVANA – The Obama administration has approved the first U.S. factory in Cuba in more than half a century, allowing a two-man company from Alabama to build a plant assembling as many as 1,000 small tractors a...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Cuba Returns Dummy Hellfire Missile Mistakenly Received

    WASHINGTON – Cuba has returned a dummy U.S. Hellfire missile that was mistakenly shipped there from Europe in 2014, American and Cuban officials said Saturday. The Hellfire is a laser-guided, air-to-surface missile that weighs about 100 pounds....

    • Posted February 13, 2016
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  • US, Cuba to Sign Agreement on Restarting Commercial Flights

    HAVANA — The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next...

    • Posted February 13, 2016