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A present based on memory

Fidel y Nujoma

As soon as Namibia achieved its independence, the nation established diplomatic relations with Cuba, an island 11,000 kilometers away. It was March 21, 1990. Ndapandula Akwaake had not yet been born, much less could her family have imagined that one day she, or some other relative, would travel to the Caribbean island experiencing a Revolution

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The 10 most common lies about alleged health incidents affecting U.S. diplomats in Cuba

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Since the story was first reported a series of inaccuracies and blatant lies have appeared in international media and official statements. Granma shares a list of the 10 most common. After months of investigations by U.S. and Cuban authorities, there is no evidence that U.S. diplomats were the victims of “sonic attacks” in Cuba.

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Canadian Embassy in Havana designated ‘unaccompanied post’

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Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba regarding the Canadian government’s decision to designate its embassy in Havana an ‘unaccompanied post,’ following unusual health symptoms reported in 2017 by some Canadian diplomatic staff and dependants posted to the Cuban capital, according to a statement

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Havana is home to the most African embassies in Latin America

Fidel y Mandela

Despite the geographical distance and economic limitations, regionally Cuba is home to the most African embassies, a continent with which it shares many historic and cultural ties. With the opening of the Kenyan Embassy in the Cuban capital, set to take place this Friday March 16, there will now be 22 nations from Sub-Saharan Africa with diplomatic missions in the country.

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Cuba, Kenya Seek to Strengthen Relations By Opening Embassy

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With the opening of Kenya”s embassy in Cuba this week the two countries seek to strengthen their political and cooperation relations, agreed sources from the two nations. The inauguration of the diplomatic headquarters in this capital will be held next Friday, in the context of the official visit to the island of the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, scheduled from Wednesday to Saturday.

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U.S. makes cuts to embassy staff in Havana official

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From March 5, the United States Embassy in Havana will operate as an “unaccompanied post,” according to an official media note from the U.S. Department of State, published March 2. The document explains that “The U.S. Embassy in Havana has operated under ordered departure status since September 29, 2017, due to health attacks affecting U.S. Embassy Havana employees.

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US Legislator Asks Tillerson Return of Diplomats to Cuba

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Democratic Representative Kathy Castor requested U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, the return of diplomats and consular officials to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba to change the situation in that facility today.

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Press Statement by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for U.S. Affairs

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avana, January 9, 2018. In the morning of January 9, a hearing of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was held, which was organized by Marco Rubio, the Republican Senator for Florida and co-chaired by Robert Menendez, the Democrat Senator for New Jersey, who have a vast work history against the betterment of relations between Cuba and the United States

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Cuba-U.S. relations: Advances and setbacks

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On December 17, 2014, the Presidents of Cuba and the United States, Raúl Castro Ruz and Barack Obama, simultaneously announced that diplomatic relations between the two countries would be reestablished and they would advance toward the normalization of bilateral ties. The return to Cuba of the three Cuban heroes, Gerardo, Ramón and Antonio, who remained unjustly imprisoned in U.S. prisons after 16 years, was also announced.

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Cuba willing to continue working to improve relations with U.S.

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Director General for the United States at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, offered the closing remarks at the Workshop on Cuba-U.S. Relations of the Center for International Policy Research (CIPI), held at the Higher Institute of International Relations (ISRI), on December 15. Among the characteristic elements of relations over the last year she highlighted: