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By Edition On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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UN development agency working with Cuban government in areas hard-hit by Hurricane Matthew

HAVANA - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is cooperating with Cuban authorities to support early recovery in Baracoa, Maisí, Imías and San Antonio del Sur, the areas of the island nation most-affected More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Canadian prime minister to visit Cuba

OTTAWA - The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, on Tuesday announced that he will pay official visits to Cuba and Argentina from November 15 to 18, and will travel to Peru from November 19 to 20 to participate More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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US abstains for first time in UN vote on ending Cuba embargo

NEW YORK - In a near unanimous action, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution underlining the need to end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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Former Antigua-Barbuda PM opposes any new Russian military base in Cuba

BASSETERRE - A former prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Lester Bird, has urged the United States and the Caribbean to speak out against Russia re-establishing a military base in Cuba. The Russians are considering More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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In wake of Hurricane Matthew, UN to deliver food for 180,000 people in hard-hit eastern Cuba

HAVANA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the Cuban government to provide food for 180,000 people in hard-hit eastern areas of the island as they cope with the aftermath of Hurricane More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew slams eastern Cuba in short dash across the island

HAVANA – Hurricane Matthew made a short, intense dash across the easternmost tip of Cuba yesterday, toppling trees and power lines, washing out a bridge, sending waves crashing ashore and pelting communities More...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Cuba cites progress in US relations, but with embargo still in force, ‘there is a long way ahead’

NEW YORK - Noting that a little more than a year has elapsed since the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, and while “some progress” has been achieved in bilateral relations, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Venezuela and Cuba warn of American meddling

MARGARITA ISLAND - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told world leaders at this weekend’s Non-Aligned summit that his country was being lashed by a US economic war aimed at ousting him. “Venezuela is facing More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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In Cuba, text messages with controversial content are disappearing

HAVANA - Journalists in Cuba have evidence that the Cuban government is monitoring and selectively blocking mobile SMS messages based on keywords such as “human rights”, “hunger strike”, “plebiscite” More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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Silver Airways opens second US commercial route to Cuba

HAVANA - A Silver Airways flight landed last Thursday morning at the Abel Santamaria International Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, opening a second US commercial connection with Cuba, following a JetBlue inaugural More...