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July 2nd

Pope Francis will bless Holguin city from the Loma de la Cruz (The cross hill)

Pope Francis will meet an old tradition in his visit to Cuba in September by reaching the top of the Loma de la Cruz to bless Holguin city from there, said on Tuesday the Church. Read More

Obama on the opening of embassies: "It is a historical event"

The US president, Barack Obama, confirmed yesterday that his government has agreed to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, broken in 1961, and opening embassies in the respective capitals this month. Read More

Will the restoration of Cuba-USA relations be a new era for Cubans?

Many never dreamed that an announcement like the one made on July 1st could occur. For many Cubans born after 1961, hatred and confrontation between Cuba and the United States were part of how we define ourselves as a nation and legitimize our positions and make a difference from the world. 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

Wifi zones available at 2 CUC per hour

Cubans have since yesterday 35 wireless internet browsing zones in public spaces in several cities of the island, along with a reduction of the current rate of network connection, local media reported. Read More

July 1st

Juan Carlos 1st tells the Spanish government his desire to travel to Cuba

King Juan Carlos 1st would be seriously considering a trip to Cuba, according to the Spanish newspaper El Pais, and he told it the government of the nation. It would be a special visit of the monarch, who abdicated a year ago, as this was the only Latin American country he did not officially visit in his 39-year reign. Read More

Cuban and USA embassies will be opened on July 20

Jeffrey DeLaurentis, chief of the Interests Section of US in Havana, delivered this morning to the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Marcelino Medina, a letter from President Barack Obama to Raul Castro on the resumption of diplomatic relations and the opening of embassies in the respective countries. 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

Obama: full restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba

President Barack Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden, appeared in the Rose Garden of the White House to announce that an agreement with Havana to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on July 20 and to open the respective embassies in Washington and Havana has been reached. Read More