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United Nations to vote tomorrow on blockade

12 horas bloqueo

The international community will declare its position on the blockade, tomorrow October 27, in the United Nations General Assembly, for the first time since December 17, 2014, when Cuba and the United States began a new chapter in the history of their relationship, which led to the reestablishment of diplomatic relations and the opening of embassies in Havana and Washington.

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U.S.-Cuba Business Council created in Washington

Camara Cuba Orlando Hdez

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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Statement from Cuban delegation to talks with U.S.


The third round of talks between Cuban and U.S delegations on the process of reestablishing diplomatic relations, and the opening of embassies, was held in Washington, on May 21 and 22, 2015. The Cuban delegation was led by the Ministry of Foreign Relations’ General Director for the United States, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, and the U.S. delegation by the State Department’s Assistant Secretary for Western Hemispheric Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson.

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The Paradoxical theme of US tourism in Cuba

Kuba turismo

Christopher Columbus did not visit Cuba as a tourist but, withoutdoubt, he has been the leading propagandist of tourism to the Caribbean island in recorded history. According to some historians, Columbus wrote or said that it was “the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen.” Of course, after sailing for several months across the Atlantic with only sea water in sight, the Genoese admiral may not have been completely objective in his assessment, which has served however to promote Cuba’s tourist
attractions around the world for centuries.

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British Citizen on Trial Accused of Killing US Soldier

July 21 bomb plot trial

UK justice trials today British Anis Abid Sardar, accused of assembling improvised explosive devices and planting roadside bombs in Iraq, causing the death of US soldier Randy Johnson, local media reports today. Sardar has pleaded innocent for the charges of murder, conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause an explosion. According the evidence presented, Sardar fingerprints were found on bombs recovered in Iraq by US forces in 20017.

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Cuban First Vice President Welcomes New York Governor


Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel welcomed today the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, who is heading a New Yorker trade delegation that is visiting this country.