Friday, October 7, 2022

All posts tagged "Cuba"

  • ‘Finally:’ Pope Meets Russian Orthodox Leader

    MEXICO CITY — With an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Pope Departs for Cuba, First Stop before Mexico

    ROME – Pope Francis has begun a seven-day trip that will take him first to Havana, Cuba, then to Mexico. The Alitalia jet carrying Francis and his entourage departed Friday morning from Rome’s airport. First stop is...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Cuban Minister of Commerce to meet US Officials in Washington

    SAN JUAN – Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Commerce and Investment (Mincex), Rodrigo Malmierca, will head a delegation of Cuban officials from Mincex, the Ministry of Foreign Relations (Minrex), Banco Central de Cuba, the Chamber of Commerce of...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Church Talks help make Cuba ‘Perfect Place for Negotiations’

    HAVANA – The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as the location seems, Pope Francis’...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Secretaries Kerry and Lew asked why Havana Club Trademark License was Granted to Cubaexport

    SAN JUAN – Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and nearly two dozen other members on both...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Caterpillar Names Rimco Official Dealer for Cuba

    SAN JUAN – Caterpillar Inc. announced Wednesday that it has selected Rimco, a privately owned Puerto Rico-based company, to be the Caterpillar dealer for Cuba. Currently, Rimco serves as the Caterpillar dealer for Puerto Rico and the...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Vietnam Vet Sues VA Trying To Get Benefits Living In Cuba

    HAVANA – Otto Macias was 19 when he left Cuba in the throes of a socialist revolution, enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to fight communists as a machine-gunner in Vietnam. He returned from battle in...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Vietnam Vet Sues VA Trying to Get Benefits Living in Cuba

    HAVANA – Otto Macias was 19 when he left Cuba in the throes of a socialist revolution, enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to fight communists as a machine-gunner in Vietnam. He returned from battle in...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Tattoos on the Rebound in Cuba After Years Underground

    HAVANA – Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez’s arm. “That’s really good,” the 21-year-old art student...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • CBP Apprehends 13 Cuban Migrants that Landed in Mona Island

    SAN JUAN – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations and Border Patrol Agents apprehended 13 undocumented immigrants from Cuba, after they landed Monday in Mona Island.   Park Rangers from the Puerto Rico...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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