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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Baracoa residents still waiting for much needed help (2)

BARACOA – The little historic town of Baracoa, situated on the south-east coast of Cuba is still waiting for the so much needed help after it was devastated by a hurricane last year. About 90 percent of the homes More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Obama renews designation of Cuba and Venezuela as national security threats

WASHINGTON - The United States declared a national emergency to deal with perceived "threats" in Cuba and Venezuela on Friday, along with Iran, Libya, Ukraine, Zimbabwe and countries that Washington claims "support More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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The end of ‘wet foot-dry foot’ – parting gift for whom?

Tomas Regalado, the mayor of Miami – long a hotbed for Cuban exiles – has described as a “parting gift” the decision of the waning Obama administration to end the US ‘wet foot-dry foot’ policy toward More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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First Cuban exports to US in more than half a century to mark new era of trade

WASHINGTON - Reneo Consulting LLC announced on Thursday that its subsidiary company Coabana Trading LLC has finalized an agreement with Cuba Export to import into the United States marabu (sickle bush) charcoal More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Cuba marks revolution with military tribute to former leader Fidel

HAVANA — Thousands of Cubans paid tribute to late leader Fidel Castro yesterday with a military parade to mark the 58th anniversary of the revolution that brought him to power. Castro launched his nearly half-century More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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US congressman to reintroduce legislation to ease trade restrictions with Cuba

WASHINGTON - A US congressman from Arkansas will reintroduce legislation to ease trade restrictions with Cuba, and says he's hopeful that barriers to agricultural sales will be addressed early in 2017. However, More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Baracoa: A Cuban town struggling after hurricane Matthew

HAVANA - As residents of Baracoa, Cuba are still digging out rubble that was left after Hurricane Matthew hit the eastern portion of the country with heavy flooding and strong storm surge, others have taken to the More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Jamaica and Cuba pledge to deepen relations

KINGSTON - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica and Cuba have pledged to identify ways to deepen collaboration and exchanges in the areas of trade, tourism, climate change and disaster mitigation as well as More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Cruises approved to begin Cuba service

MIAMI - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) has been granted approval by the Cuban government for the company to begin cruises to Cuba. The company said it plans to announce its first Florida-Cuba itineraries in the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Cuban entrepreneurs urge Trump to maintain US-Cuba engagement

WASHINGTON - More than 100 Cuban small business owners sent a letter to US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday urging him to continue President Barack Obama’s engagement with Havana, despite Trump’s threat More...