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U.S.-Cuba Business Council created in Washington

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The U.S.-Cuba Business Council was inaugurated on September 25 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters, in Washington D.C. The body aims to foment a strategic trade relationship between the two countries, establish business sector ties and promote the identification of business opportunities for both nations, according to the Cuban Embassy in Washington’s website.

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No laughing matter

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News that a federal institution of the United States plans to spend taxpayer money on attacking Cuban leaders through a “humorous” television series revived the debate over the effectiveness and relevance of subversive programs against Cuba, especially when both governments are seeking to normalize relations.

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Raul Castro advocates at UN for gender equality and women’s empowerment

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Remarks by Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, in his address to the Meeting on “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action”.

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UN Greets Cuba-U.S. Relations and Island Role in key Issues

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Cuban President, Raúl Castro, and the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, met here the eve in the context of the Summit on Sustainable Development that concludes today in New York. At the meeting, the Head of the U.N highlighted the process of normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.

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CELAC welcomes agreement signed by Colombian government and the FARC-EP

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The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) expressed it’s satisfaction with the agreement on transitional justice signed this Wednesday in Havana. The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) welcomed the agreement on transitional justice signed by the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) this Wednesday in Havana, as part of the peace process seeking to put an end to the armed conflict in the country.

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Colombia is advancing along the path to peace

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President Juan Manuel Santos in Havana, yesterday September 23, for the signing of a key section of the peace accord to end the Colombian conflict, said that he expects the negotiation process between his government and the FARC-EP to be completed within six months.

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Timoleón Jiménez: The agreement will be conducive to advancing the agenda

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The Chief of Staff of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP), Timoleón Jiménez, expressed his great satisfaction with the signing of an agreement regarding the creation of a Special Jurisdiction for Peace, in Havana on September 23.
He said that the step would generate an environment conducive to advancing with regards to the outstanding items on the peace talks’ agenda.

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Timeline: Colombia peace talks in Havana

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After almost three years of negotiations between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) in Havana, the two parties have taken another historic step in the process toward ending the political, social and military conflict which has been afflicting the country for over half a century.

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Raúl: Peace for Colombia is essential

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The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, congratulated both sides on the important agreement announced today in Havana regarding a Special Jurisdiction for Peace to administer justice once the conflict is over

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Colombian government and FARC-EP reach transcendental jurisdiction agreement in Havana

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A master key to open the doorway to peace in Colombia was found today in Havana, with the signing of an historic agreement for the creation of a Special Jurisdiction for Peace. The agreement, signed in the presence of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, and the maximum leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s