High level representatives of the United States and Cuba held talks Tuesday in Washington on human rights, without any of the two governments changing their positions on this thorny issue, reported dpa news.
The high temperature will reach 29° C (84° F) starting Saturday. The low temperatures will range between 18° C (64° F) and 22° C (72° F). The sea surface temperature is at 26° C (79° F).
Fidel Castro Díaz-Balart, the Cuban leader’s eldest son, met Friday (March 27) in Novosibirsk with the city’s mayor, Anatoly Lokot, and the region’s governor, Vladimir Gorodetsky, to discuss closer relations between Cuba and the region in general and its scientific institutions in particular.
The Cuban government announced Friday the reduction of tariffs for international calls and messaging originating from the country. Calls to the United States, where the largest Cuban exile community lives, dropped to 1.00 CUC per minute from land lines and 1.10 from cell phones.
Representatives from Cuba and the United States will meet in Washington next Tuesday (March 31) to discuss the human rights situation in both countries, a Foreign Ministry official said in Havana today (March 26).
Government representatives of Cuba and the United States met today in Havana to discuss telecommunications issues as part of the diplomatic thaw between the two countries, reported dpa news.
Hector Olivera, one of the biggest stars of Cuban baseball in the last decade, just signed a six-year contract for $62.5 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He joins Cubans Yasiel Puig, Alexander Guerrero and Erisbel Arruebarruena, also with the Dodgers.
Films made by young and emerging filmmakers will flood Havana’s 23 street from March 31 to April 5. Most will be independent films, though a number of pieces are also produced by different Cuban film schools.
Following a decision in step with the White House’s new policy towards Cuba, the US Treasury Department announced that it would remove 28 companies, 11 vessels and 6 individuals from the list of entities barred from conducting business with US citizens or companies around the world.
Check out this illustraton by Yasser Castellanos on the situation with Internet in Cuba..