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In February 2015 the Five received the condition of Heroes of the Republic of Cuba. Photo: Estudios Revolución.

The heroes and the parliamentary seats

  Five Cubans were imprisoned in the United States since 1998 under circumstances that moved almost an entire country. Only two of them served their full sentences. The other three were released during the secret and unexpected negotiation between the … Continued

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Photo by Alain L. Gutiérrez Almeida

Cuba criticizes task force for Internet on the island

The creation by the U.S. government of a task force to expand access to the Internet in Cuba is a response to a “failed policy,” according to an article published by the daily Granma. The Communist Party of Cuba newspaper … Continued

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27,000 dollars for a box of Fidel Castro’s cigars

A box of cigars signed by the leader of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, was sold to the highest bidder in Boston, the United States, for 26,950 dollars, the U.S. RR Auction reported. The box, which the auction house affirmed … Continued

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Photo: The Huffington Post.

U.S.-Cuba: penal cooperation talks

The governments of the United States and Cuba held a technical meeting in Washington to talk about penal cooperation and agreed to hold more talks on the issue in the future, a Cuban Embassy press release reported last week. “The … Continued

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First U.S.-Cuba meeting on cybersecurity

The U.S. and Cuban governments held this Friday the first meeting of the Cybersecurity and Cybercrime working group, one of the eight technical exchanges as part of the legal strengthening framework of the talks between the two countries, a Department … Continued

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La Pradera International Health Center in Havana, where most of the U.S. cancer patients who travel to the island are treated. Photo: Desmond Boylan / PRI.

Traveling or not traveling to Cuba: the dilemma of cancer patients in the U.S.

Around these days, U.S. cancer patients who wish to be treated in Cuba are facing a great dilemma: complying with their country’s laws or trying to prolong their life. The new regulations of the Trump administration in relation to travel … Continued

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Despite the complaints reported by Canadian diplomats in Havana, relations between Cuba and Canada have not been affected. In the photo, Cuban President Raúl Castro’s reception for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his official visit to Cuba in November 2016. Photo: Justin Trudeau on Facebook.

Canada: Diplomats’ complaints are a mystery

The ailments suffered by Canadian diplomats in Havana are “a mystery,” according to the first official report about the issue offered this Wednesday by Canadian officials. According to the report, the Canadian Mounted Police is investigating the possible causes of … Continued

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La Habana, Cuba.Photo by EFE.

U.S. changes “do not travel” to Cuba warning

  The United States this Wednesday left Cuba out of the “do not travel” level in the new system of the Department of State’s warnings, which does not include any American or European country in that classification. However, a high-ranking … Continued

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Cuba-U.S. relations in 2017: a summary

– January: The Obama administration and Cuba sign the last bilateral agreements before the arrival of Donald Trump to the White House, on topics like the protection of the environment, commercial exchange and the demarcation of its borders in the … Continued

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Republican Senator Jeff Flake. Photo: Getty Images.

Cuban foreign minister meets with Senator Jeff Flake

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez met on Saturday, January 6, in Havana with U.S. Republican Senator Jeff Flake, one of the principal promoters of bilateral rapprochement in the U.S. Congress, the island’s Foreign Ministry reported. The Rodríguez and Flake meeting … Continued

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