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US blamed for the cessation of remittances to Cuba by Western Union

Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The government of the United States is responsible for the cessation as of today of the payment of remittances from that nation to Cuba through Western Union, which maintained contractual relations on the island with … Continue reading

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Cuba and WFP strengthen cooperation relations

Nov 19 (Radio Rebelde) Representatives of Cuba and the World Food Program (WFP) reaffirmed Wednesday in Rome the good state of their relations and the commitment to continue strengthening the work towards a world free of hunger. At the Cuban … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel condemns US measure against humanitarian exchange

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday rejected the recent measure by the Government of the United States against humanitarian exchange between Miami and Havana, as part of a policy that hinders cooperation between the two … Continue reading

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Cuban Foreign Minister rejects US ban on humanitarian flights

Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez rejected the recent ban by the US State Department on humanitarian cargo flights from the United States to Cuba. The new measure is a ruthless act, the head of Cuban … Continue reading

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Two Grammy winner calls for greater inclusion of Cuba

Santiago de Cuba, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Just two days before the award ceremony of the Latin Grammys in its 21st edition, the director of Septeto Santiaguero, Fernando Dewar, called for a greater inclusion of Cuban music. With the endorsement … Continue reading

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Top US Congressmen Condemn Restrictions on Cuba Remittances

Jim McGovern and Elliot Engel, high-ranking House Democrats, released a statement Thursday condemning the Trump administration’s recent restrictions on sending remittances to Cuba.  Nov 19 (teleSUR) The U.S. House of Representatives Chair of the House Rules Committee, James (Jim) P. McGovern, … Continue reading

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Mexican Senate calls on US to end blockade to Cuba

Mexico, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Senate called on the US government to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade it has implemented against Cuba for more than 50 years, its internal bulletin informs on Thursday. The Upper House … Continue reading

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Cuban president congratulates students on their International Day

Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday congratulated students on their International Day and highlighted the contributions of the sector to the country. On his Twitter account, the president referred to a recent article published in … Continue reading

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Dutch doctor praises Cuba’s achievements against Covid-19

Amsterdam, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Dutch Doctor and Professor Paul Jonas on Tuesday praised Cuba’s achievements in the fight against Covid-19, which he attributed to factors such as the Government’s rapid response and the preventive approach from the healthcare system. … Continue reading

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US organizations to seek rapprochement with Cuba

Washington, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) US organizations said on Tuesday that there is an opportunity for the Biden administration to reverse Trump’s harmful policies on Cuba and adopt the normalization policy from the Obama era. In that sense, Codepink, in … Continue reading