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Cuba reaffirms willingness to continue working to improve relations with the United States

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This December 7, Cuba reaffirmed its willingness to continue working to improve relations with the United States andbuild ties of peaceful co-existence and mutual benefit, during the fifth Bilateral Commission meeting, held in Havana. Speaking to the press, Josefina Vidal, director general for the United States at Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations and head of the island’s delegation to the Commission, stated that the country is willing to identify new opportunities and work to build a different kind of relationship with the U.S. – a civilized one based on respect, without making any kind of concession or renouncing principles to which the island is committed.

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EU member states agree to normalize relations with Cuba

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This Tuesday, December 6, the 28 countries of the European Union (EU) approved the signing, at the level of their ambassadors, of a political and cooperation agreement to normalize relations with Cuba, PL reported.

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Morning After To-Do List

Michael Moore

Fire all pundits, predictors, pollsters and anyone else in the media who had a narrative they wouldn’t let go of and refused to listen to or acknowledge what was really going on. Those same bloviators will now tell us we must “heal the divide” and “come together.” They will pull more hooey like that out of their ass in the days to come. Turn them off.

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Raúl sends message of congratulations to President-elect Trump

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday November 9, sent President-elect Donald Trump a message saying, “On the occasion of your election as President of the United States of America, I send you congratulations.”

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Putin Congratulates Trump on Winning U.S. Presidential Elections

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in U.S. presidential elections, and expressed his country”s willingness to rebuild bilateral relations. Speaking at a ceremony of presentation of credentials of ambassadors from more than a dozen countries, Putin congratulated the American people for the end of elections.

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Another vestige of the Cold War remains in effect 50 years

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Never before in the 50 years of the Cuban Adjustment Act’s history has the United States’ migration policy toward Cuba garnered so much attention and rejection, not only in the country most directly affected, but in the international community, as well, and among nations of the region experiencing its consequences.

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President Obama set to leave office, but the blockade remains

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Talk by JosefinaVidal, director general for the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX), during an event against the blockade organized by Cuban youth at the University of Havana, October 17, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution

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Cuba and the U.S. sign cancer research agreement

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The agreement, signed by Dr. Ro­berto Morales Ojeda, Cuban minister of Public Health, and Sylvia Burwell, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, involves the implementation of collaboration projects, meetings, conferences and workshops, as well as promoting exchanges of information and best practices, research, monitoring, follow-up, and forms of cooperation related to the control of cancer, a major health problem in both countries and across the world.

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End the blockade now

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“No amount of money can buy the dignity of a campesino,” was the definite response which led to the murder of Sabino Pupo Milián, 68 years ago in this town, by henchmen working for U.S. company Manatí Sugar Company.

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President Obama issues directive consolidating changes to Cuba policy

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According to the document “Under the new policy, the United States expands and promotes authorized engagements with Cuba to advance cooperation on areas of mutual interest, and increase travel to, commerce with, and the free flow of information to Cuba,” although the over 50-year economic, financial and commercial blockade remains in force.