Category Archives: Normalization of Relations

Cuba is open to hold talks with the US, restates Diaz-Canel

Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel reiterated that Cuba is open to hold talks with the United States and to a civilized relationship, but on the basis of equality and respect, local press reported this Friday. The president … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel ratifies Cuba’s commitment to its émigrés

Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday ratified the island’s commitment to the process of normalizing ties with Cuban residents abroad, described by authorities as continuous, irreversible and permanent. Through his Twitter account, the president shared … Continue reading

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US congresswoman expresses interest in rapprochement with Cuba

Washington, Dec 18 (Prensa Latina) Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Tuesday reiterated her support for rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, and recalled that five years ago, the two countries announced the beginning of a process of normalization of … Continue reading

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The U.S. State of Georgia looks forward to more engagement with Cuba

Dec 5 (MINREX) Third Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the United States, Yanet Pumariega, visited Atlanta (Georgia) on 2-3 December. The diplomat had the opportunity to meet with several officials there and to talk about … Continue reading

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Improving trade relations with Cuba

Cuba imports 80% of their food Fran O’Leary | Farm Progress – Aug 29, 2019 “For 60 years we have been embargoing Cuba and it has not served the people of Cuba or U.S. farmers well,” said Paul Johnson, executive director of … Continue reading

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Reopening of US Consular Services in Cuba Campaign Starting Soon

Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The national coordinator of the Antonio Maceo Brigade, Andrés Gómez, announced here on Wednesday that they will soon begin a campaign to demand the reopening of consular services in Cuba by the United States Government. … Continue reading

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Cuban Baseball Federation Will Address MLB Agreement with Players

Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation announced on Thursday it will hold a series of meetings in several provinces of the country to explain to the players the letter and content of the agreement signed several days … Continue reading

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Cuba Aims to Exceed Five Million Visitors in 2019

Havana, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba intends to close 2019 with 5.1 million foreign visitors, representing its twelfth year of growth, predicted Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero.According to the Minister, 2018 will close with 4.75 million tourists, 850,000 of whom will … Continue reading

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US Jeopardizes Cuban Relations by Denying Diplomatic Visas

The Cuban Foreign Ministry said these “capricious approvals and delays” are part of a “new pretext” to discourage bilateral relations. Nov 29 (teleSUR) Cuban diplomats are being sidelined in the U.S. visa process for foreign politicians, a statement from the … Continue reading

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Agricultural Conference Cuba-USA Starts in Havana

Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) A Cuba-U.S. Conference on Agriculture starts today a three-day meeting, organized by a coalition created in 2015 to promote bilateral links in the sector, despite the adverse scenario that the U.S, blockade on the island … Continue reading

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