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Cuba says more meetings with the US will be required to reopen embassies

Cuba says more meetings with the US will be required to reopen embassies Friday, May 22, 2015 - 21:51 Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba's Foreign Ministry, announced today at the end of the fourth round of talks on restoring relations with the US that more meetings will be needed because there is no agreement on the reopening of embassies.

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White House: A visit to Cuba would be a great pleasure for Obama

White House: A visit to Cuba would be a great pleasure for Obama Friday, May 22, 2015 - 17:05 "I know a visit to Cuba would give him great pleasure and especially to Havana", said Josh Earnest, the White House spokesman, in his daily press briefing in answer to the question of a Cuban journalist about whether Obama would like to visit Cuba before leaving power in the United States.

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US and Cuba continue negotiations on Friday after achieving "progress"

US and Cuba continue negotiations on Friday after achieving "progress" Friday, May 22, 2015 - 15:48 United States and Cuba will continue today in Washington negotiations for the opening of embassies having achieved "progress" on the first day of the bilateral dialogue, Cuban Foreign Ministry and the US State Department announced.

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US hopes to increase contacts with Cubans when embassy to be opened.

US hopes to increase contacts with Cubans when embassy to be opened. Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 20:50 Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, said on Wednesday that her diplomats’ contacts in Havana with Cubans of all ideologies "will increase" when an embassy in Cuba to be open and urged the US Congress to lift the embargo to the island.

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There are few stubborn voices in Washington against trade with Cuba, said Cuba Engage Coalition

There are few stubborn voices in Washington against trade with Cuba, said Cuba Engage Coalition Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 17:53 American political activists advocated today in Washington by an effective change in the projection of the government of their country toward Cuba, including an end to bans on travel and trade with Cuba.

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Cuba found a bank for its accounts in US

Cuba found a bank for its accounts in US Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 21:07 The Interests Section of Cuba in Washington already found a bank, thus overcoming another obstacle to the resumption of bilateral relations with the United States, according to sources from the State Department.

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American telecommunications companies in Cuba

American telecommunications companies in Cuba Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 20:52 A bill has recently been submitted in the United States Senate that would allow the entry into Cuba of telecommunications companies such as AT&T and Verizon and the provision of telephony and Internet services.

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US and Cuba to reach agreements on Thursday

US and Cuba to reach agreements on Thursday Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 19:42 United States admitted today that there will not be a "full" normalization of relations with Cuba until the end of the commercial embargo on the island, something that can only be "long-term" resolved, and hoped that the last obstacles to open embassies to be removed during the round of negotiations this week.

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