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Grandchildren of Ernest Hemingway, Good Friends of Cuba

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The grandchildren of the novelist Ernest Hemingway, John and Patrick, now reach the International Yacht Club with the name of his grandfather, in times of boom and marine recreation here rapprochement between Cubans and Americans. At noon on Friday, Commodore of the club, Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, will welcome them both, in time for the race for Bone Island (21 to 26 May) from Sarasota, Florida, just when just concluded May 21 Challenge starting Havana Key West.

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American People for Change Towards Cuba, Experts Say in US

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Most Americans support a change in the policy of its government toward Cuba, a scenario that weakens the voices opposed to rapprochement, activists said here today that promote better bilateral relations.
Leaders of the coalition addressed Cuba Engage with Cuban journalists accredited here to cover a new round of dialogue between Havana and Washington on restoring links diplomats, the current context and perspectives about ties to leave behind decades of hostility of House Blanca to the island.

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Cuba and the United States begin third round of talks today

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The Cuban and U.S. delegations will resume bilateral talks today, to be held at the Department of State in Washington, to continue advancing in the process of reestablishing diplomatic relations and the opening of embassies. Both sides have expressed optimism regarding the environment that surrounds this third round of talks.

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Serbian President concludes visit, fulfills dream of meeting Fidel

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“It has been a fantastic visit. I’ve been with my friends, with the people, who like the Serbian, know how to appreciate their freedom,” said Tomislav Nikolic, as his official visit came to an end. Nikolic awarded Fidel the Order of the Republic of Serbia. The visiting President reported that upon receiving the honorary sash, Fidel commented that he would treasure it always.

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Raúl receives President of Serbia

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and ministers, yesterday May 19, received at the Palacio de la Revolución the honorable Tomislav Nikolić, President of Serbia, who is making an official visit to the country.

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Salvadorian President to Pay Official Visit to Cuba

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Salvadorian Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez confirmed today that President Salvador Sanchez Ceren would pay an official visit to Cuba on May 26-27 to make progress in trade and cooperation relations. The foreign minister made the announcement this morning in an interview with the radio station Cadena YSKL. Sanchez Ceren will go accompanied b y around seven ministers, who are expected to be those of Health, Education, Agriculture, Economy, Foreign Affairs and the Presidential Technical Secretariat.

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Vice President of Angola pays tribute to Cuban internationalists

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As part of an official visit to Cuba, Domingos Vicente laid flowers at the Pantheon to Cuban Internationalists killed inAngola. He also toured the Mausoleum located in Havana’s Colon Cemetery, accompanied by Brigadier General Delsa Esther Puebla, of the Association of Combatants of the Cuban Revolution, among other members of the organization and government officials.

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Cuba, USA to Talk in Appropriate Context, Official Says

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The exclusion from the list of country sponsoring terrorism and other reached progresses could create an appropriate context to advance in the restoration of relations between Cuba and the United States, an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) said. According to the website www.cubaminrex.cu, the director general of the U.S. division at MINREX, Gustavo Machin, stated that efforts are underway to resume the banking services of the Cuban Interest Section in the northern nation.

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Serbian President admires Cuba’s independence

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Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić arrived in Havana yesterday, May 18, for a two-day official visit, and was received by Rogelio Sierra, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs. Speaking to the press at José Martí International Airport, Nikolić reaffirmed the excellent relations between his country and Cuba. The first Serbian President to visit the island since the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, Nikolić commented that he admires Cuba’s independence and that the friendship between the two countries remains strong. Prior to his election as President in 2012, the Serbian leader served as head of the Parliamentary Friendship with Cuba Group.

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Venezuela Implements Measures to Confront Economic War

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Venezuela has at the present more than 7,100 people´s councils for supply and production, created to confront the economic war staged by the Venezuelan right-wing, said Food minister Carlos Osorio. According to Osorio, the Government began the creation of those organizations less than a month ago seeking to confront and reduce speculation, hoarding and smuggling of basic products.