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North Dakota will ship 100 tons of seed potatoes to Cuba

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota will ship 100 tons of seed potatoes to Cuba, marking the first time the communist country has bought U.S. seed potatoes in decades. Read More

US pro-Cuba protesters defy travel ban

About 60 members of pro-Cuba group Venceremos Brigade walked the Peace Bridge border crossing linking Canada and Buffalo, New York, on their return from Havana. Read More

Officer calls Guantanamo reviews a sham

Abraham's testimony came as the committee considers legislation that would give those held captive at Guantanamo the right to challenge their detentions in civil court. Read More

US rejects dialogue with Raul Castro

The United States on Thursday quickly rejected the idea of dialogue with Cuba's communist government, floated by its interim leader Raul Castro. Read More

Burlington College to send students to Cuba

Burlington College is starting a program that will send 15 students to Cuba for a semester to study at the University of Havana. Read More

Interview with Valerie Hemingway, last secretary of Ernest Hemingway

In occasion of the 108 birthday of the renowned US writer on July 21, we publish extracts of an interview with Valerie Hemingway, the last secretary the renowned US writer had (1959-1961), conducted by Gladys Rodríguez Ferrero Read More

Solidarity caravan to Cuba goes on

Nearly 150 caravan members of the 18th US-Cuba Solidarity Caravan that with a friendship message travels to the island Thursday Read More

American people Interested in learning about Cuba

The 38th Contingent of the Venceremos Brigade, the oldest US friendship organization with Cuba, is now in our country and held a meeting with leaders of student and youth organizations Read More

Cuba acuses US for visa shortfall, and US acuses Cuba back

Early this week Cuba complained about a slowdown in visa processing at the U.S. post earlier this week. VOA's David Gollust reports from the State Department. The United States said Wednesday it will not meet an agreed quota for visas for Cuban émigrés this year because the Havana government is impeding the work of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. Read More

New York explosion in midtown Manhattan

ONE person has died and more than 20 have been injured from a steam-pipe explosion in midtown Manhattan, the New York Times has reported. Read More

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