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July 16th

Raul Castro once again calls on Obama to lift the embargo

Last Wednesday, Raul Castro asked his US counterpart Barack Obama to continue using executive orders to "dismantle" aspects of the economic embargo, the main stumbling block in the "normalization" of relations between the two countries. Read More

Angolan state oil company wants to produce in Cuba for 2017

Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, vice president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, said on Wednesday that Sonangol, Angola's state oil company, is interested in producing oil off the coast of the island between 2016 and 2017, if the US lifts restrictions, as reported by the Reuters news agency on Thursday. Read More

Green light in Mariel to five foreign companies and two Cubans

Seven companies have been approved for installation in the port of Mariel and the nearby industrial area, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. Read More

The image of the day: Farewell to the old Cuba's diplomatic mission plate in Washington

This photo is circulating on Facebook and it records a worker lifting the plate that identified Cuba's diplomatic mission in Washington DC as the Interests Section of the island under the protection of the Swiss Embassy. Read More

Cuba: destination for Automation Alley’s next mission

Automation Alley, US business association of technology for the automotive industry, begin trade mission to Cuba next year with the aim of exploring new business opportunities. Read More

Raul Castro: Pope Francis emanates "worldwide admiration"

Cuban President Raul Castro today highlighted the "global admiration" that Pope Francis emanates by his preaching in favor of "peace and equity, poverty eradication and environmental protection." Read More

July 15th

The German foreign minister comes to Cuba to join the thaw

Germany will join to thaw with Cuba on Thursday with the trip to Havana of Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, just four days before the island and United States resume diplomatic relations. Read More

Film about Carlos Varela at the Grammy Museum

The independent film festival in Los Angeles, Downtown Film Festival will screen a documentary on Cuban musician Carlos Varela at the Grammy Museum on July 25. Read More

Academic exchange between Havana University and Columbia

For many years, the dean of the School District of Law, Columbia University has been fascinated by the regime of Cuba, its politics, its culture and the historic confrontation with the United States. Read More

Man carrying drugs to El Salvador and Cuba was arrested in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Police captured yesterday at the "Juan Santamaria" airport in San Jose a Costa Rican man carrying 1,147 grams of cocaine in a false bottom of his suitcase and travelling to El Salvador and then to Cuba. Read More