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Cuba and Mexico Agree to Strengthen Ties

Havana also thanked the Mexican foreign minister for his country’s rejection of the U.S. blockade. Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and his Mexican counterpart Luis Videgaray have said both nations are willing to strengthen bilateral relations during talks in Havana. They … Continue reading

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Washington D.C. to see Days of Action Against the Blockade

Various social organizations and personalities from different countries around the world are set to participate in the “Third Days of Action Against the Blockade” in Washington D.C, from September 11-1 With the aim of denouncing the damages caused by the … Continue reading

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US Physicians Graduated in Cuba to Raise Voices Against Blockade

Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Five US graduates from the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba (ELAM) will have the opportunity to participate in the Day against Blockade 2017, which will be held in this capital from September 11 … Continue reading

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US Senators Present Bill to Repeal ‘Backwards’ Cuba Blockade

The bill looks to undo the “backwards” vision of President Trump and present an “alternative vision” to encourage the “exchange of ideas and commerce.” A bill to repeal the trade embargo against Cuba was introduced by a group of U.S. … Continue reading

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U.S. Venceremos brigade offers solidarity

Members of the 48th Venceremos brigade from the United States, are visiting Cuba July 23 through August 4, to learn about the construction of socialism and offer their support to the Revolution. Speaking to Granma International at the Julio Antonio … Continue reading

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Cuba policy could impact U.S. exports

From 1992 through 2000, U.S. exports to Cuba averaged only about $4 million annually because of severe restrictions on trade with Cuba. Then, in 2000, Congress passed the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act (TSRA), allowing export of certain … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Cuba in New York

New York, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) The solidarity movement with Cuba in New York and New Jersey is preparing actions to demand the lifting of the US blockade against the island of Cuba, said activist Frank Vergara here Tuesday. In … Continue reading

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Wyden Introduces Bill to End Cuba Embargo and Establish Normal Trade Relations

Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today introduced the U.S.-Cuba Trade Act of 2017 to repeal outdated sanctions on Cuba and establish normal trade relations with the island nation. Senators Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dianne … Continue reading

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USA-Cuba, Another Context after two Years of New Diplomatic Ties

Washington (Prensa Latina) The reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba came on July 20 to its second anniversary marked by a decline in bilateral ties due to Washington’s new hard line stance. On June 16, US … Continue reading

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State Leaders Hopeful for Trade Launch Engage Cuba Kentucky State Council

A new, bipartisan Kentucky council aiming to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Cuba has high hopes for trade. State Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles and Blue Equity CEO Jonathan Blue launched the Engage Cuba Kentucky State Council Tuesday. Republican … Continue reading

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