General/President Raúl Castro returned to Cuba on Tuesday after a three-day visit to Uruguay for the inauguration of Tabare Vazquez, who returns to the presidency in the South American country.
Some 34,500 Cubans living in the United States face deportation orders. Sending them back to the island would likely cost US taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars if the case of Abraham Gonzalez set the precedent.
Overshadowed of late by the rapprochement between the Washington and Havana, Cuba and the European Union (EU) will hold their third round of negotiations for a bilateral cooperation agreement on March 4-5 in the Cuban capital.
The US agricultural entrepreneurs arrived today in Cuba to probe the market possibilities and “send a message” to advocate for an end to US embargo against the island.
La cantante cubana Diana Fuentes comenzó este fin de semana su gira nacional con un concierto en la ciudad de Cárdenas, el primero de una serie de presentaciones para promocionar su nuevo disco “Planeta Planetario”.
The long awaited reunion between Fidel Castro and the Cuban Five finally took place on Saturday February 28, disclosed the retired leader himself on Sunday night. Over ten weeks since their return to Cuba on December 17, 2014, the happy encounter took place at Fidel’s home in Punto Cero, extending for five hours, with photos taken by Estudios Revolución.
Cuban president Raul Castro arrived in Montevideo on Saturday afternoon to attend the inauguration of Tabare Vazquez of the Frente Amplio coalition as the next president of Uruguay.
The process of restoring diplomatic relations between Cuba and the USA moved forward on Friday with the second round of talks towards the goal of opening embassies in the respective capitals in the not too distant future.
US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta S. Jacobson, called Friday’s talks with a high level Cuban delegation in Washington “productive and encouraging” as the two countries move forward in the process to restored diplomatic relations.