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Cubans continue to denounce the blockade

 The blockade prevents the purchase of wheelchairs, canes, and new technologies, from the U.S. market, which improve the quality of life of disabled people. Photo: Ricardo López Hevia.

The blockade prevents the purchase of wheelchairs, canes, and new technologies, from the U.S. market, which improve the quality of life of disabled people. Photo: Ricardo López Hevia.

Havana, October 17 – Cuban civil society, regional and international organizations based in the country repeated their demand that the U.S. government lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on the island. Continue reading

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Cuban culture suffers under U.S. blockade

cultura-15Havana, October 16  – After more than half a century, the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba continues to affect and increasingly damages diverse spheres of national culture. Continue reading

Thousands of Messages Urge Obama to Free Imprisoned Cuban Five

Thousands of Messages Urge Obama to Free Imprisoned Cuban Five

Thousands of Messages Urge Obama to Free Imprisoned Cuban Five

Washington, Sep 5  – Thousands of messages will arrive today at the White House, urging the release of three Cubans who remained imprisoned in the United States, with September 12 marking 16 years of their imprisonment. Continue reading

Raul Meets with the President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 Raul Meets with the President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Raul Meets with the President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

HAVANA, Cuba, May 30  –  Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers, met on Thursday afternoon with Thomas J. Donohue, President of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, who is on a visit to the island heading a delegation made up by top executives of that organization. Continue reading

Cuba with 10 Athletes to IAAF World Junior Championship

Cuba with 10 Athletes to IAAF World Junior Championship

Cuba with 10 Athletes to IAAF World Junior Championship

Havana, May 29  –  Cuba will attend the IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 in Eugene, United States, the national Athletics Commission reported. Continue reading

Cuban Chess Champion to Participate in Several Tournaments in the US

Cuban Chess Champion to Participate in Several Tournaments in the US

Cuban Chess Champion to Participate in Several Tournaments in the US

Cuba, may 29 – Grand Master (GM) Isam Ortiz, Cuban two-time national champ, will depart on June 5 to the United States to intervene in some international chess tournaments.
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President of US Chamber of Commerce Pays Visit to Cuba

President of US Chamber of Commerce Pays Visit to Cuba

President of US Chamber of Commerce Pays Visit to Cuba

Cuba, may 29 – The president of the US Chamber of Commerce Thomas Donohue is paying a visit to Cuba which included talks on Tuesday with foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez and with foreign trade and investment minister Rodrigo Malmierca.
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