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Cuba Finally Cut from US Terrorism List

May 29, 2015 | No Comments »

As requested by US President Obama, the State Department on Friday officially took Cuba off Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, where it has been parked since 1982.




Havana Weather for May 28 – June 3

May 28, 2015 | No Comments »

The maximum temperature will range between 31 and 32 ° C (88 F to 90 F) and the lows around 23 °C (73 F). The sea surface temperature will reach 28 ° C (82 F).




Baltimore Orioles to Play Cuba in Havana

May 27, 2015 | 4 comments

The Baltimore Orioles will return this year to Cuba to play the first game of a major league team on the island in more than 15 years, announced a senior Cuban sports official, reported dpa news.




El Salvador President Visits Cuba to Meet with Raul Castro

May 27, 2015 | 3 comments

Salvadoran president Salvador Sanchez Ceren, arrived in Cuba on Tuesday for a two-day visit where he will meet with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro.




My Son Was Murdered in Camaguey, Cuba

May 25, 2015 | 9 comments

It is very hard for me to write these lines. I ask all mothers and fathers reading this to step into my shoes for a moment. Just for a minute, imagine it was your son who was stabbed to death on the street by four murderers who didn’t even know him, who didn’t even want to rob him or settle accounts with him.




Irish Vote for Same Sex Marriage Blacked Out in Cuba

May 24, 2015 | 17 comments

Ireland overwhelmingly voted on Friday to legalize homosexual marriage. Thus far, Cuba’s official media such as Cubadebate, Granma and Juventud Rebelde have not mentioned the vote. Despite efforts by Mariela Castro daughter of President Raul Castro, in favor of gay unions, Cuba’s leaders have always been against equal legal rights for all Cubans.




US, Cuba Inch Closer to Opening Embassies, No Date Set

May 22, 2015 | 19 comments

Negotiators from the USA and Cuba achieved “progress” today in the fourth round of negotiations this year between the two governments, but did not set a date for the opening of embassies in Washington and Havana.




US-Cuba Negotiations Continue Friday

May 21, 2015 | No Comments »

Negotiators from the United States and Cuba will continue talks on Friday in Washington towards the opening of embassies having achieved “progress” on the first day of the bilateral dialogue, announced the Cuban Foreign Ministry and the US State Department.




Havana Weather for May 21-27

May 21, 2015 | No Comments »

Temperatures will reach 33° C (93° F) on Tuesday, up from 30° C (86° F) at the beginning of the period.. The lows will remain stable around 24° C (75° F).




Cuban & USA Reps Meet in Washington to Formalize the Reopening of Embassies

May 21, 2015 | 3 comments

The fourth round of negotiations between the US and Cuba began today in Washington at the headquarters of the State Department, a meeting which could lead to the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana, reported dpa news.