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We cannot remain indifferent to disturbances in Latin America and the Caribbean

Raul y AEC

We cannot remain indifferent to disturbances in Latin America and the Caribbean
Full text of remarks by Raul Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, opening the 7th Association of Caribbean States Summit, June 4, 2016

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Cuban Foreign Minister inaugurates the Ministerial Council of the 7th ACS Summit

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Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, speaking in Havana this Friday, June 3, warned of the threat of a return to neoliberalism across Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno inaugurates 7th Caribbean Summit

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Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno, this morning June 2, inaugurated the 7th ACS/AEC Summit, noting that today participants will focus on two central documents: the Declaration of Havana and the 2016-2018 Action Plan.

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Governor of Missouri: Cuba represents great business opportunities

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Speaking in Havana, May 31, Missouri Governor Je­remiah Nixon highlighted that Cuba represents great business opportunities for the midwestern U.S. state. Nixon – the fifth U.S. governor to visit the island since Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama opened a new chapter bilateral relations on December 17, 2014 – noted that Cubans consume many products produced in the state.

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Raúl receives Belgian Foreign Minister

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday May 30, received the honorable Didier Reynders, Belgian deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign and European Affairs, who is making an official visit to Cuba.

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Díaz-Canel begins official visit to Japan

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The visit follows on the high-level political dialogue between the two countries and will address opportunities for strengthening bilateral economic and trade relations. The scheduled agenda includes meetings with senior government officials of Japan and its business sector.

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New group of Cuban doctors in South Africa

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A new group of 22 Cuban doctors arrived May 29 in South Africa to continue the fulfillment of a cooperation agreement signed by Fidel Castro and Nelson Mandela exactly 20 years ago.

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U.S. Airlines Still Waiting for Washington’s Permission to Fly to Cuba


U.S. airlines are still awaiting a response from the federal authorities to begin direct flights to Cuba, Cuban ambassador in the United States, Jose Ramon Cabañas said Thursday. During a press conference on Twitter, Cabañas said that the airlines already have the green light with the Institute of Civil Aeronautics of Cuba, but the U.S. government has still not given its authorization.

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The twisted truth of the right wing


“And your lie, even if it is repeated a thousand times, will never be true,“ reads the second sentence of a message sent last week by Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

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President Maduro receives Cuban Foreign Minister


The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, who concluded a two-day visit to the South American nation on May 24, as reported by Prensa Latina.