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Cuban doctors treat Mexico’s earthquake victims

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A day after opening, the Cuban field hospital set up in Ixtepec, Oaxaca state, was filled with people, many of whom were affected by the earthquakes which struck the country this September.

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Irregular Cuban Migrants Could Travel to Mexico from Panama


The governments of Mexico and Panama have agreed on a solution to facilitate the transit of irregular Cuba immigrant who are in the country, in a bilateral meeting between the nations presidents, the Foreign Ministry announced today. Presidents Juan Carlos Varela and Enrique Peña Nieto met last January 27th on the sidelines of the 4th Summit of the Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in Quito, Ecuador.

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First group of Cuban migrants arrive in Mexico

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On January 13, the first group of Cuban migrants who traveled from Central America to Mexico’s southern border received documents permitting them to continue their journey to the United States. The group departed from Costa Rica on route to San Salvador, El Salvador on the evening of January 12, as part of a pilot plan adopted by various Central American countries with the assistance of the International Organization for Migration.

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Raúl received with open arms

Raul Merida Mexico

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz arrived in the Mexican city of Mérida, in the state of Yucatan, on the invitation of President Enrique Peña Nieto, to complete his first official visit to the country since he assumed the Presidency in 2008. He was received by his counterpart with a decorous ceremony, in the colonial-era government palace located in the city’s central historic district.

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Díaz-Canel receives Mexican Foreign Minister

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Yesterday afternoon, October 19, First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez met Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary, the honorable Ms. Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas. During the fraternal meeting the two leaders discussed the historic ties between their peoples; the positive state of bilateral relations; the existent political commitment to strengthen and expand the relationship in spheres with untapped potential; in addition to issues of regional and international interest.

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Mothers of the Disappeared March in Mexico


Mothers searching for their missing children in Mexico march in this capital on Mother”s Day. The IV March of national dignity: mothers looking for their children, seeking justice and truth, will leave the Monument to the Mother bound the Angel of Independence, two emblematic points of the Federal District. In a message released by the National Network of Human Rights Defenders in Mexico, the groups organizing the mobilization ensured that ‘amid widespread impunity and human rights violation.

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Cuba, Mexico Wind up Inter-Parliamentary Meeting


Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) After two days of exchanges about bilateral issues, Cuba and Mexico concluded the 13th Inter-Parliamentary Meeting, whose results will be included in a final declaration.The meeting began on Thursday with the participation of delegations from the People’s Power National Assembly (Cuban Parliament) and the Mexican Senate.

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Mexico: Countdown to Pope´s Arrival Begins

Benedicto XVI

Mexico, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) The last details for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit are being finalized in Mexico nearly over four days before the head of state of Vatican City arrives in Guanajuato. Radio stations, the press, websites and television channels have increased news related to the arrival of His Holiness, given the existing countdown.

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Calixta in Chiapas

Calixta Guiteras Holmes

Tony and Calixta Guiteras Holmes inherited from their parents a precious legacy, which involved the entire lives of both brother and sister. From their father, they received testimonies of the Mambisa traditions. Their mother transmitted legendary tales about the heroes of the Irish struggle for independence. Those sources nourished them before they began their formal schooling.

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Cuba-Mexico Interparlamentary Meeting Ends Today

Cuba - México

Topics related to Latin American integration, the situation in the Caribbean and Cuba will be discussed on Saturday, the last day of the XII Mexico-Cuba Interparliamentary Meeting. The meeting, in session since last Thursday in the city of Merida, state capital of Yucatan, aims to deepen the relationship between the two nations, mostly in areas of economic cooperation, tourism, climate change and natural disaster prevention.