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U.S. organization supports Cuba’s struggles

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In defiance of the U.S. government’s attempts to spread fear and discredit Cuba’s reputation as a safe country, members of the U.S. Non-governmental organization CODEPINK, visited the Caribbean island to show their opposition to the White House’s hostile policy. Speaking before national press outlets at the Havana headquarters of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), the activists condemned the criminal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba.

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U.S. announces new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba

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The United States government announced November 8 new restrictions on U.S. citizens interest in doing business with and traveling to Cuba, as part of the Presidential Memorandum which reverses key aspects of the process of rapprochement between the two countries.

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Foreign investment opportunities in Cuba

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Transforming the economy and achieving a prosperous, efficient and sustainable society is Cuba’s aim. In order to do so, foreign investment is a fundamental source of development and an essential part of the country’s current strategy, stated Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, during the presentation of the latest edition of the country’s Portfolio of Foreign Investment Opportunities 2017-2018, as part of the 35th Havana International Fair.

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The trade event for Cuba and the Caribbean

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“The Havana International Fair (FIHAV) continues to consolidate itself today as a highly representative, multisectorial trade event in Latin America and the Caribbean,” stated Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, upon inaugurating the event October 30.

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Díaz-Canel receives Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry

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First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the Honorable Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, this Monday, October 30, who traveled to the island leading a large delegation of businesspeople participating in the 35th edition of the Havana International Trade Fair.

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FIHAV 2017 open to the world

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The 35th edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2017) begins today in the country’s largest fairgrounds, Expocuba, with 25 pavilions hosting exhibitors. Prensa Latina reports that attending are close to 3,000 international entities, 37 delegations from Cuba’s trade partners, 19 led by ministries, and 50 chambers of commerce and promoters of world trade, along with 300 domestic companies and institutions from all branches of the economy.

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Cabrisas presides 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission

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The 15th Session of the Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between the Republic of Cuba and the Russian Federation was held in Moscow on September 21, presided by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin. In the context of this important event,

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More and better trade partners

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During the inauguration of the 34th Havana International Trade Fair (Fihav 2016), Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca emphasized the need for Cuba to find more serious, capable and committed economic partners.

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Cuba, Commerce, International Fair of Havana, business, politics

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The third day of Havana’s International Trade Fair featured the announcement of options for integrated exports of products and services in the healthcare and sustainable food processing sectors. Given the leadership role of these in the national economy, and the potential for their development, these projects are meant to make Cuba’s best available around the world, according to Lietsa Peña, exports director for the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment.

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ETECSA and U.S. firm Sprint sign first direct roaming agreement

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One of the key moments of the first day of the 33rd Havana International Trade Fair, Fihav 2015, was the signing of the first agreement between the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA) and Sprint Communications Company LP., of the United States, to provide customers of this U.S. company with the possibility of making and receiving calls and text messages and transmitting data, when using their cell phones in Cuba.