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By Edition On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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As Venezuelans suffer, Maduro buys foreign oil to subsidize Cuba

HOUSTON - Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA has bought nearly $440 million worth of foreign crude and shipped it directly to Cuba on friendly credit terms - and often at a loss, according to the news agency More...

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel speaks to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at the Revolution Palace in Havana
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Underlining alliance, Venezuela’s Maduro visits new Cuban leader

HAVANA  - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro became on Saturday the first foreign leader to meet with Cuba’s Miguel Diaz-Canel since he became president of the communist-run island this week, underscoring the More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Díaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

HAVANA - Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez was elected president of Cuba on Wednesday during a session of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP). Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, president of the National Electoral More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Castro era to end in Cuba as Raul set to step down

It will be the first time in nearly six decades that the island country will not be led by a Castro. HAVANA - Cuba will open a session of its National Assembly on Wednesday that will mark the end of an era in the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Antigua-Barbuda and Cuba celebrate twenty-four years of diplomatic relations

ST JOHN’S - The government of Antigua and Barbuda has commemorated the 24th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Cuba. Marked by a common desire to promote cooperative and friendly ties, 24 years ago, the More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Carnival adds 20 cruises to Cuba

FLORIDA - Carnival Cruise Line has added another 20 voyages to Cuba aboard Carnival Paradise from Tampa, Florida, next year, complementing the 11 cruises to the island taking place aboard the vessel through More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Cuban special economic zone shows promising economic future

MARIEL - After a little over four years of operations, the Special Development Zone, located in the western Cuban harbour of Mariel, is on the way to becoming a promising platform for foreign investment projects More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Cuba prepares to end dual currency system

HAVANA - The days of Cuba’s dual currency system are numbered. President Raul Castro has given his clearest hint yet that the Spanish-speaking Caribbean nation will adopt a single currency. “This issue has More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Press freedom organization protests threats to Cuban journalist

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has protested threats made by Cuba’s political police to Luz Escobar, a journalist with the independent digital newspaper 14ymedio, a situation that demonstrates More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Five Damen tugs delivered to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, Cuba

HAVANA - Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has delivered five new harbour tugs to Empresa de Navegación Caribe, a subsidiary of Cuban maritime company Grupo Empresarial de Transporte Marítimo Portuario (GEMAR). Prior More...