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Miami Mayor against Cuban consulate in the city

Tomas Regalado, Miami Mayor, expressed his rejection, by "moral reasons", to the eventual opening of a general consulate of Cuba in Miami, which would be, he said, "a provocation" to the "capital of exile." Read More

Cuba expects greater scientific exchange with the United States, says Minister of Health

Roberto Morales Ojeda, Health Minister of Cuba, said on Wednesday in Washington that Cuba hopes for greater collaboration with the United States in the scientific and healthcare sector, following the restoration of diplomatic relations announced by both governments. Read More

Carlos Varela concert in California

The Cuban singer-songwriter Carlos Varela will be performing on July 25 at the Weill Recital Hall of the Green Music Center in Rohnert Park, California. Read More

Apple Vacations will offer trips to Cuba from the United States

The tour operator Apple Vacations will offer tour packages in Cuba from July 9, as announced the company president, Tim Mullen, in an interview for the publication Travel Weekly. Read More

President Castro confirms restoration of relations with the US

Army General Raul Castro confirmed today in a letter to US President Barack Obama that he took the decision to restore diplomatic relations with Washington, Cuban television reported. Read More

Kerry appointed a special envoy for the closure of Guantanamo

John Kerry, Secretary of State, today announced the appointment of the next special envoy of the State Department to close the prison in Guantanamo. Thus, Lee Wolowsky will replace Cliff Sloan, who resigned last December. Read More

Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey plans to travel to Cuba in September

MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce, in the state of New Jersey, is planning a trip to Cuba in September, to weigh the future business with the Caribbean island and learn about the culture of the country, announced on Tuesday NJBIZ in the digital page. Read More

Entrevoces choir is on tour through the United States

The auditorium of Morse Recital Hall, with over 500 seats, was completely crowded by teachers and students of Yale University, who responded with cheers and applause to many of the songs interpreted by the Entrevoces choir. Read More

Cuba mentioned again in Viajes and in the editorial of The New York Times

The New York Times publishes again a series of articles and editorials about Cuba and US policy toward the island. Read More

Senate blocks the closure of Guantanamo Naval Base

With 71 votes in favor and 25 against; the United States Senate has approved a text on the defense bill and a budget of 612 billion dollars for 2016. Read More

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