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Cuba and Uganda look for ways to cooperate

Havana News - Mon, 2017-01-23 19:12
Summary:  Uganda’s Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fishing, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja and Cuba’s ambassador to that African nation, Antonio Luis Pubillones analyzed on Tuesday the current state of bilateral relations in particular in agriculture. Image: 

All set for the 2017 Havana World Music Festival

Havana News - Thu, 2017-01-19 17:02
Summary:  More than 100 local and foreign artists will gather in Havana from March 23 to 26 to attend the fourth edition of the Havana World Music Festival (HWM), one of the most important events in the Caribbean and Latin America. Image: 

Washington and Havana to advance national security cooperation

Havana News - Tue, 2017-01-17 22:37
Summary:  The governments of Cuba and the United States signed Monday in Havana a memo of understanding to advance cooperation in law enforcement, which will further promote and expand bilateral links in important areas of national security for both nations. Image: 

Q&A on new US-Cuba migration agreement

Havana News - Tue, 2017-01-17 22:36
Summary:  The Joint Statement, signed in Havana by the Cuban and US governments last January 12 changes, for the first time in five decades the political and antagonist nature of the bilateral migration relationship. Image: 

Cuba and the US hold third meeting on mutual compensations

Havana News - Fri, 2017-01-13 22:55
Summary:  Cuba and the United States held in Havana on Thursday their third meeting on mutual compensations to find a solution to the unsettled claims between the two countries. Image: 

Joint Statement between the governments of Cuba and the United States

Havana News - Fri, 2017-01-13 22:07
Summary:  CubaHeadlines now reproduces the full text of the joint statement between the governments of the Republic of Cuba and the United States of America, signed in Havana on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Image: 

Statement by the US President on Cuban Immigration Policy

Havana News - Fri, 2017-01-13 18:14
Summary:  CubaHeadlines now reproduces the Statement made by the United States President Barack Obama on the Cuban Migration Policy. Image: 

Obama revokes US policy encouraging illegal migration of Cubans

Havana News - Fri, 2017-01-13 17:32
Summary:  In what has been considered Obama´s last move towards the improvement of US-Cuba relations before leaving the White House, he revoked the dry-feet, wet-feet policy, which encouraged Cuban illegal migration to the US, and the medical parole program, aimed at having Cuban doctors abandon their medical missions in other countries to leave for the United States. Image: 

US-Cuba relations: a topic to be revised by Trump as soon as he takes power

Havana News - Thu, 2017-01-12 20:45
Summary:  US State Secretary candidate Rex Tillerson said he would suggest president-elect Donald Trump to veto any bill aimed at lifting the nearly-60-year long US economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba. Image: 

US university group visits Cuban school

Havana News - Thu, 2017-01-12 20:14
Summary:  A group of American university professors and students had a loving exchange at Josué País García elementary school in the city of Camagüey Interested in knowing Cuban reality, especially its educational system. Image: 

US religious delegation visits Cuba

Havana News - Thu, 2017-01-12 18:48
Summary:  A US religious delegation is currently on an official visit to Cuba with the objective of exchanging with their Cuban counterparts and explore possibilities for cooperation. Image: 

US actor Danny Glover reiterates his friendship with the Cuban people

Havana News - Tue, 2017-01-10 19:38
Summary:  US actor Danny Glover said in Cienfuegos that he is grateful of the Cuban people’s generosity during a visit to the Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, ICAP. Image: 

Famous Floridita restaurant: 200th anniversary of its creation

Havana News - Tue, 2017-01-10 18:53
Summary:  With various activities aimed at highlighting the quality of its offer and services, history and international prestige, El Floridita bar-restaurant, known as cradle of daiquiri, marks this year the 200th anniversary of its creation. Image: 

Cuba and the US sign deal on oil-spill prevention

Havana News - Tue, 2017-01-10 17:56
Summary:  The governments of Cuba and the United States signed in Havana an agreement on the readiness and answer to oil and other toxic substances spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits. Image: 

Alaska Airlines opens regular flights to Havana

Havana News - Fri, 2017-01-06 15:36
Summary:  The eighth and last US airlines company to open commercial flights to Havana was Alaska, which opened that route on Thursday with a flight from Seattle to the city´s Jose Marti International Airport. Image: 

Yipsi's Olympic Gold, good news of Cuban Athletics in 2016

Havana News - Tue, 2016-12-27 16:29
Summary:  The confirmation that Cuban hammer thrower Yipsi Moreno will receive the Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal is one of the nice news reported by Cuban athletics in 2016. Image: 

Raul Castro send message of condolences to Russia

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-26 18:53
Summary:  Cuban President Raul Castro sent a message of condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the death of 92 people in a plane crash in the Black Sea, according to diplomatic sources. Image: 

Cuban lung cancer vaccine in last stage of clinical trials

Havana News - Wed, 2016-12-21 23:12
Summary:  The CIMAvax-EGF vaccine against lung cancer, created by Cuban scientists at the Center for Molecular Immunology, goes through its last phase of clinical trial in the province of Cienfuegos. Image: 

Turkish Airlines inaugural flight to Cuba arrives in Havana

Havana News - Wed, 2016-12-21 22:38
Summary:  Turkish Airlines, the airline with more destinations in the world, opened its flights to Havana, where it will travel from Istanbul three times a week, operations it plans to perform on a daily basis in short term. Image: 

US band to wrap up Jazz Plaza 2016 International Festival

Havana News - Mon, 2016-12-19 20:34
Summary:  The American band Snarky Puppy was in charge of opening this Sunday the closing concert of the Jazz Plaza 2016 International Festival, which also included pianist Roberto Fonseca and singer Fatoumata Diawara. Image: