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July 23rd

Argentine candidate Daniel Scioli met with Raul Castro in Havana

Daniel Scioli, the presidential candidate of the Front for Victory met with the president Raul Castro, in Havana, just over two weeks before primaries in Argentina. Read More

US companies also demand compensation

US companies began to demand compensation for the nationalization suffered at the beginning of the Revolution, said the president of the Center for Public Diplomacy at the University of South Carolina. Read More

White House: Plan to close Guantanamo is almost ready

The White House is in the "final stages" of a plan to present to US Congress which would close "safe and responsibly" the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said spokesman Josh Earnest. Read More

Almost 35 thousand Cubans could be deported to Cuba

Several media have drawn attention to the 35 thousand Cubans living in the United States, who have deportation orders for various crimes. Read More

July 22nd

Stonegate Bank opens first US account in Cuba

The bank based in Pompano Beach, Florida, which ended in May the banking impasse suffered for over a year by the Cuba Interests Section in Washington, became the first to sign an agreement with a similar Cuban institution to establish a corresponding account in the island. Read More

Kerry to NBC: With Cuba "the President has taken an irreversible step"

John Kerry, US Secretary of State said on Monday, despite opposition to the historic agreements with their rivals Cuba and Iran, history will show that the United States has done the right thing. Read More

More conservative Republicans support restoration of US-Cuba relations

Diplomatic support to US relations with Cuba has increased in almost all party groups since January, threw the last survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted from 14 to 20 July 2015. Read More

Germany expects the closing of the US base in Guantanamo soon

The German government expects the closure of the US internment camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, said a spokesman after the visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs to Cuba. Read More

Winning the Havana Club brand, immediate goal of the Cuban government

Cuba asked the United States on Monday, after restoring diplomatic relations, to repeal laws that impede to recognize Havana Club as Cuban rum brand. Read More

Cuban Foreign Minister calls for lifting the embargo in Washington

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez demanded the lifting of the economic embargo on Cuba and the return of the territory occupied by the Guantanamo Naval Base as part of the reopening of the Cuban embassy in Washington. Read More