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July 27th

Senior US official meets with Cuban dissidents in El Salvador

Eleven members of the Cuban independent civil society, guests at the recently concluded VIII Magisterial Conference of the Community of Democracies, had a private meeting and no access to the accredited press with Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of the United States. Read More

Restoration of Cuba-US relations dominated headlines of the week

The resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States and the reopening of embassies in the respective capitals dominated the headlines of major US newspapers this week. Read More

July 25th

Malmierca highlights potential in Cuba-France relations

Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, highlighted on Thursday in Paris the existing potential for the development of economic relations between Cuba and France, Prensa Latina (PL) reported. Read More

Marriott Hotels ready to operate in Cuba

President and CEO of Marriott International, Inc., Arne M. Sorenson, states in his blog that this hotel chain is ready to do business in Cuba "starting right now." Read More

Cuban folkloric company travels to France

Cuban dance company Ballet Folklorico Babul, is touring resorts in Paris, France. The tour is part of an agreement made with the French energy workers, and for a decade many artists of the island are participating. Read More

Venezuelans must apply for a tourist visa to travel to Cuba

Venezuelans wishing to travel to Cuba must obtain a tourist visa at the Cuban consulate in Caracas from this July 24, announced the Venezuelan Consortium of Aircraft Industries and Air Services. Read More

Bartenders prepare daiquiris at the grave of Constante, creator of the famous drink

Renowned bartenders from Cuba, United States, Argentina, Canada and Puerto Rico paid tribute for the first time at his grave, to Constantino Ribalaigua, “Constante”, a ritual that included the preparation of the famous daiquiri of his creation. Read More

Major League Baseball is interested in Cuba

Major League Baseball (MLB) is pending normalization between Cuba-US relations, said Commissioner Rob Manfred to US media on July 22. Read More

July 24th

Special Olympics Cuban delegation walks through Los Angeles

US delegation received with opened arms 16 Cuban athletes that arrived in Los Angeles on Monday to participate in the Special Olympics World Summer Games, which begins on Saturday at the Memorial Coliseum in that city. Read More

Diplomatic sources: Israel is willing to improve relations with Cuba

The historical establishment of diplomatic relations between Washington and Havana has opened the door for Israel and Cuba to resume their relations after more than 40 years, although their willingness is often truncated by complex schemes and geostrategic interests. Read More