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"I think President Barack Obama will visit Havana"

"I think President Barack Obama will visit Havana" Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 18:44 A possible visit of US President Barack Obama to Cuba would consolidate his new policy to achieve the normalization of relations with the island and make it irreversible, experts said.

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Cuba’s entry to the IMF and World Bank is imminent, says former director of the IMF

Cuba’s entry to the IMF and World Bank is imminent, says former director of the IMF Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 18:14 The former director of the International Monetary Fund Hector R. Torres published an article on Tuesday in the Point of View section of Swissinfo.ch website that reminds us that a few years ago was unimaginable to Cuba knocking on the doors of the IMF and World Bank.

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No change in the Naval Base of Guantanamo, despite embassies

No change in the Naval Base of Guantanamo, despite embassies Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 18:08 The opening of the embassy and the act of raising the Cuban flag in the United States last July 20 did not mark any particular change in the operation of the Guantanamo Naval Base, the oldest US military enclave outside its mainland.

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Cuba will launch new soft capsules plant

Cuba will launch new soft capsules plant Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:32 Cuba will launch in the second half of 2016 a new plant to produce soft capsules, in order to obtain products such as Palmex, an antioxidant with beneficial effects in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Basque companies interested in new Cuban opening

Basque companies interested in new Cuban opening Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 15:43 Exporting firms from Gipuzkoa, Basque Spanish province, want to consolidate and expand its sales in Cuba because of the new political and economic opening that the Caribbean country lives since last December 17, reported local daily Diario Vasco.

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US removes Cuba from its list of countries complicit with human trafficking

US removes Cuba from its list of countries complicit with human trafficking Monday, July 27, 2015 - 18:45 US removed today Cuba from its list of countries not doing enough to combat human trafficking and Venezuela kept on that list, in which remains Russia, Iran, Syria and North Korea, among others.

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Pope Francis will ask to abandon hostilities and resentment in Cuba

Pope Francis will ask to abandon hostilities and resentment in Cuba Monday, July 27, 2015 - 16:02 Pope Francis will ask Cubans to abandon hostilities and animosities between them during his visit to the island in September, as announced Father Jose Felix Perez, spokesman of the bishops of the island.

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Restoration of Cuba-US relations dominated headlines of the week

Restoration of Cuba-US relations dominated headlines of the week Monday, July 27, 2015 - 14:38 The resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States and the reopening of embassies in the respective capitals dominated the headlines of major US newspapers this week.

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