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Raul Castro
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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...

Raul Castro
By Edition On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Raul Castro slams Donald Trump’s Cuba policy

HAVANA - Cuba’s president has lashed out at US President Donald Trump’s harsher stance on relations with the Caribbean communist country, calling it a setback but promising to continue working to normalize More...

Raul Castro
By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

PDVSA’s Cuban-Venezuelan oil refinery at Cienfuegos to be partially shut

HAVANA – Cuba’s 65,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) Cienfuegos refinery will be partially shut for 120 days this year due to maintenance and produce only minimum output, a top official at Venezuelan state oil firm More...

By Edition On Monday, June 6th, 2016

Rutte talks with President Castro during the first visit to Cuba

HAVANA – Premier Mark Rutte was the first Dutch Prime Minister to visit Cuba. The Prime Minister traveled to the island for a summit of the Association of Caribbean countries. Rutte’s visit also included a meeting More...

By Edition On Friday, February 19th, 2016

US President to make historic trip to Cuba

WASHINGTON, United States – United States President Barack Obama will visit Cuba next month, the first time any sitting American president has done so in almost 90 years. “Next month, I’ll travel to Cuba More...

By Edition On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Cuban President Receives Prime Minister of Curaçao

HAVANA, WILLEMSTAD - Cuban President Raul Castro received the prime minister and minister of general affairs of Curacao, Ivar Asjes, who is visiting Havana, the official newspaper Granma reported on Saturday. A More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Cuban president may return to Catholic Church after meeting with Pope

ROME, Italy – While Cuba’s constitution was amended to prohibit discrimination against religion in 1992, there had been no indication that the communist Caribbean island’s executive office may be changing More...

Seretary-General Meets President of Cuba
By Edition On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Cuba calls on G-77 summit to support Venezuela

SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA, Bolivia -- Cuban President Raul Castro told a Group of 77 (G-77) + China summit in Bolivia on Saturday that Havana's closest ally Venezuela needed support amid the fallout from anti-government More...