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Banking service in the Interests Section of Cuba in Washington is restored.

The Interests Section of Cuba in Washington would like to inform that banking services to this office have been restored, and this will ensure the normal functioning of the Cuban diplomatic mission and allow fully resume consular services it provides. Read More

Cuban government is building 1,200 more hotel rooms by 2016 in Varadero

Varadero investment program plans to build 1,200 rooms more for 2016, reported Ivis Fernandez, delegate of the Ministry of Tourism (Mintur by its Spanish acronym) in the province of Matanzas. 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

Leineir wins and appears second in Chess Grand Prix

Cuban Leinier Dominguez beat Russian Peter Svidler today and now appears second with 4.5 points in the Khanty-Mainsiysk Chess Grand Prix, where the Italian Fabiano Caruana remains on top of the standings after seven rounds. Read More

More than 300 artists and curators from 45 countries in Havana Biennial

More than 300 artists and curators from 45 countries will participate from Friday in the XII Havana Biennial, the largest event of visual arts in the Cuban capital, which streets and squares will become a showcase of works of all disciplines interacting with communities. 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

Free Wi-Fi service begins to expand in Cuba

A new Wi-Fi public service works in the city of Trinidad and another like it will be opened in neighboring Sancti Spiritus, as part of the official strategy to enable wireless connection areas in a country that maintains restrictions on internet access. Read More

US and Cuba continue negotiations on Friday after achieving "progress"

United States and Cuba will continue today in Washington negotiations for the opening of embassies having achieved "progress" on the first day of the bilateral dialogue, Cuban Foreign Ministry and the US State Department announced. Read More