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July 22nd

Cuba Makes Some Changes to Allow some Forms of Private Property

<div align="justify"> Private holiday homes are on sale to foreign buyers for the first time in 50 years. For the time being, foreigners can only lease property for 75 years, but that it's a huge change from the past. <br /> </div> Read More

Cuba Falls Behind in Communication Technology

<div align="justify"> Even though Cuba's cellular sector is growing, other tech sector like computers and Internet are at a standstill or declining. </div> Read More

There Is not Need for the Embargo; if You Doubt, Go to Cuba

<div align="justify"> Bruce Ramsey, columnist of The Seattle Times, reflects on his trip to Cuba. What are the reasons for supporting the embargo? Why the U.S. government would want to prevent Americans from visiting the island? </div> Read More

Dancers of the Royal Ballet with Swine Flu in Cuba

<div align="justify"> British media first reported news about the dancers — among the 150-member Royal Ballet delegation that had travelled to Havana — on the weekend, noting that among the afflicted were principal dancers Steven McRae and Marianela Nunez, who were unable to perform. </div> Read More

July 21st

Talking to Cuba: A Slow but Necessary Process

<div align="justify"> The migration talks, which stopped during Bush administration in 2003, come 3 months after President Obama lifted restrictions on family travel and remittances for those with relatives on the island. </div> Read More

Cuba’s National Symphony Gets Exposure during Royal Ballet Visit

<div align="justify"> The Cuban National Symphony, founded in 1960, has had little international exposure but more than rose to the occasion, said Martin Yates, the British conductor that led the orchestra for the production of the three-act ballet &quot;Manon.&quot; </div> Read More

July 20th

U.S.-Cuban Military Cooperation Goes Public

<div align="justify"> Although U.S. forces at this remote base have been engaging in the annual rite with the Cuban Frontier Brigade for more than a decade, this is the first time that the Southern Command acknowledge the fact. </div> Read More

Making Easier Trade with Cuba

<div align="justify"> Though initially Cuba was paying for goods bought in U.S. before they arrived to the country, since 2005 the Bush administration decided that “cash in advance” meant payment for the goods before they left the country. Now some senators are trying to return to the initial stance. </div> Read More

Enthusiastic Welcome to Cuban President in Namibia

<div align="justify"> During this landmark visit, the Cuban President will hold official talks with President Pohamba and will pay a courtesy call on Founding Father, Dr Sam Nujoma. He is also expected to lay a wreath at Heroes Acre this morning before his departure at noon. </div> Read More

Succesful Joint Cuba-St Kitts-Nevis Commission

<div align="justify"> The officials worked on deepening existing cooperation and forging closer cooperation in areas of agriculture, health, tourism, culture, sports, social and community development, higher education and disaster management </div> Read More