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International Management Practices Course to Include Spring Break Travel Component to Cuba — Pairing Classroom Studies with Experiential Learning

Photo: Kogod students on the 2016 Cuba study abroad trip. Credit: Heather Elms Kogod School of Business 10/9/17 by Seth Shapiro |Each time Heather Elms, Associate Professor of International Business at Kogod, has traveled with her students to a foreign … Continue reading

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Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Disappointed with Current Trends in U.S.-Cuba Relations

With the decrease in diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, any hope of exporting Louisiana goods is shrinking. State Agricultural Commissioner Mike Strain says working on the issues between the two nations is of top priority. New Orleans.- In an … Continue reading

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Cuba Denounces Expulsion of Cuban Diplomats from Washington (+photos)

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in response to recent measures taken by the Trump administration following incidents involving U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana. On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex … Continue reading

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Cubans Remembers Terrorist Bombing of Cubana Flight 455

Declassified CIA documents showed that one of the key figures in this terrorist attack was Luis Posada Carriles. Photo:EFE IN PICTURES: Investigations have said U.S. intelligence services were aware of the terrorist attack that would bring down a Cuban plane. … Continue reading

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Venezuelan-Owned CITGO to Donate 50,000 Barrels of Diesel to Puerto Rico

The fuel is crucial to power the generators that many facilities, such as hospitals, are relying on in the storm’s aftermath. The U.S.-based subsidiary of the Venezuelan oil-company, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation, has announced that it … Continue reading

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Cuba offers help to Puerto Rico

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The Cuban government is waiting for a response from Puerto Rican authorities to an offer of assistance to the people of the Caribbean island, hard hit by Hurricane Maria two weeks ago. Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban foreign … Continue reading

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Cuba has never perpetrated attacks of any sort against diplomatic officials

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in response to recent measures taken by the Trump administration following incidents involving U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana: On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex … Continue reading

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Senator Patrick Leahy Rejects Reprisal Against Cuban Diplomats

HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 3 (ACN) US Senator Patrick Leahy rejected on Tuesday through Twitter Washington’s decision to expel 15 Cuban diplomats from its Embassy in DC, action which he characterized as a reprisal. The Democrat from Vermont said that the … Continue reading

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Cuba Unbound to Continue Operating Tours Amidst Travel Advisory

10/2/17 Travel Adventure News — Cuba Unbound announced today that it will continue to operate tours in Cuba despite the recent travel warning issued by the U.S. Department of State. “There are no reports of private U.S. citizens or tourists … Continue reading

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U.S. expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

On October 3, the U.S. State Department ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from the island’s Embassy in Washington, just a week after the Cuban government urged the U.S. to avoid making hasty decisions. According to a senior State … Continue reading

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