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Match of the Cosmos in Havana live on ESPN

The US soccer team Cosmos will play with the Cuban national squad in a match that would be the first between sports sides of the two countries since the restoration of relations was announced. Read More

Embassies will reopen next week, according to US media

The governments of Cuba and the United States will formally announce the reopening of embassies next week, according to what ABC News reported, citing two sources close to the negotiations. Read More

Ernest Hemingway International Fishing Tournament started in Havana

Sea and Cuba lovers will compete from today for lifting the cup of the Ernest Hemingway International Marlin Fishing Tournament, which 65th edition is already the most attended in the last decade. Read More

The light in Cuban eyes, Cuban-American art project is presented at the XII Havana Biennial

The light in Cuban eyes, Cuban-American project, exhibited in its world premiere a beautiful combination of arts: music, contemporary dance, ballet, photography, lighting design, and costume at Marti theater in Havana. Read More

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

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. Read More

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

"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. Read More

Cuba could be forced to pay compensation for expropriation

Republican senators Marco Rubio and David Vitter introduced a bill on Tuesday to demand Cuba to "face pending legal claims and unpaid credits" it has contracted with the US before easing travel and trade restrictions on the island. Read More

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

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. Read More

4th. round of US-Cuba talks to be held today in Washington

After the announcement on December of restoring their relations, US and Cuba hold today a fourth round of talks, which will be focused on overcoming obstacles and define practical measures for the opening of embassies in their respective capitals. Read More

Havana Club Rum would change its name to enter US market

The restoration of relations between Cuba and the United States and the possibilities of trade between them pose new problems to solve. Precisely for that, the company Havana Club International SA registered in 2011 the brand Havanista and two years later, in 2013, introduced the new product with the authorities of HCI. Read More

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