Cuba and China: Profiting from Differences

July 3, 2015 | No Comments »

In terms of their dimensions, populations and economic conditions, Cuba and China are as different as an ant and an elephant. Their partnership in the field of biotechnology, however, has been recognized as highly profitable for both parties.

USA Blanks Cuba Again, Identical 2-0 Score

July 3, 2015 | 2 comments

Three USA pitchers, Daulton Jefferies, Logan Shore and Stephen Nogosek, combined on Thursday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, in North Carolina to extend to 18 the consecutive scones suffered by Cuba in the first two of a five-game 2015 exhibition series between the two rivals.

What’s Changed in Cuba Since the Accords with USA?

July 2, 2015 | 4 comments

People are asking: What’s changed in Cuba since the accords with the USA?

Havana Weather for July 2-8

July 2, 2015 | No Comments »

Expect high temperatures in low nineties and weak winds from the east, with speeds between 15 and 25 km/h, which may be higher in areas near the coast. Surface humidity will be relatively low, between 60 and 70%.

Cuban Gov. on What Needs to Follow in US-Cuba Relations

July 2, 2015 | 14 comments

Now that diplomatic ties are officially restored between Cuba and the United States and the two countries will open their respective embassies later this month, many are asking what’s next to move ahead on the long road towards a normalization of relations.

USA No-Hits Cuba in Exhibition Game in North Carolina

July 1, 2015 | No Comments »

Cuba’s national baseball team got off to a surprisingly horrific start on Wednesday in its first game of an exhibition series with a team of US major league prospects.

Cuba to Open Embassy in Washington on July 20th

July 1, 2015 | 15 comments

Cuba will open its embassy in Washington on July 20th, announced the government of Raul Castro on Wednesday, a major step in the new relationship between Cuba and the USA.

CODEPINK Welcomes Embassies in Cuba and USA, Calls on Congress to Lift Embargo

July 1, 2015 | 10 comments

The US peace group CODEPINK welcomed the July 1 announcement in Havana and Washington about the historic re-opening of embassies in the United States and Cuba. It calls on Congress to follow be ending the 54 embargo against the island.

Pope Francis Gets Revolution Square, Havana for a Mass in September

July 1, 2015 | 6 comments

Pope Francis, the pontiff that has Raul Castro considering a return to Catholicism, received the OK to hold a mass in Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution on September 20th.

Cuba-USA Finally Agree on Details to Reopen Embassies

June 30, 2015 | 13 comments

The United States and Cuba announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana after apparently working out the pending details, reports dpa news.