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New U.S. representative in Havana

President Donald Trump’s government named Philip Goldberg to head the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, according to sources linked to the topic. A career diplomat, Goldberg has a long experience in several countries and was described this Monday by a U.S. … Continued

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Donald Trump speaks with the press when leaving the White House on November 21, 2017 en route to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, for Thanksgiving Day. First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron wait in the background. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP.

Trump sings his praise

  President Donald Trump’s message to the nation on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day: Look at all I’ve done for you. In his Tweet on the night before the holiday Trump wrote: “your country is starting to do really well.” … Continued

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Ilustration by Fabian Muñoz

Drawing and text: Fabián Muñoz Díaz

At an auction, a yachtsman bought for 20,000 dollars a specimen of a blue cat, a breed native of the Cuban archipelago that fishers also call cat-fish tank. Looked at against the light, these cats irradiate a phosphorescent blue which … Continued

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong. Photo: Richard Drew / AP.

Raúl Castro meets with Korean foreign minister

Cuban President Raúl Castro met this Friday in Havana with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong, who passed on a “verbal message” from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his condolences for the first anniversary of the death of Fidel … Continued

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Photo: Claudio Pelaez Sordo

Sonic attack…against peace

If it were not that it increasingly distances us from the hope of normal relations with the United States, one would choke to death laughing with this thing about the sonic attack. Or not? Is it possible that Cuba can … Continued

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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong (left) during his meeting with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla (back), at the headquarters of the island’s Foreign Ministry. Photo: Yasiel Peña / EFE.

Cuba and North Korea hold talks in Havana

  The Cuban and North Korean foreign ministers met this Wednesday in Havana, precisely at a time when both countries are living their greatest tensions with the United States in recent years. The meeting formed part of the visit to … Continued

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Malecón de La Habana, Cuba. Photo: Desmond Boylan / AP.

It’s not with Marco Rubio, it’s with the Cuban government

In recent months it has become increasingly more frequent to read news about lobby actions in the United States by some Cuban businesspeople. These have been carried out with the support of certain U.S. pressure groups that are opposed to … Continued

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Former head of communications of the White House Anthony Scaramucci in an interview with AP in Jerusalem on November 20, 2017. Photo: Ariel Schalit / AP.

Scaramucci: “I’m a defender of the president”

Anthony Scaramucci, who was director of communications of the White House but who was dismissed barely 11 days later, said on Monday that he continues in contact with the U.S. government upper echelons and that he does not rule out … Continued

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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez

Americans to Cuba: Yes, you may come!

The last two years’ boom in U.S. visitors to Cuba as a consequence of the thaw between the two countries was in the sight of the current U.S. president and his Cuban-American advisers, anxious to tighten the rope around the … Continued

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President Donald Trump waves when crossing the garden on his return to the White House from a tour of five Asian countries. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP.

Sanctions against Cuba: biting its tail

  It is said that one day André Breton said to Luis Buñuel that “In our times, my dear, no one is surprised anymore.” I’m afraid that something similar is happening with the new measures of the Trump administration toward … Continued

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