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Canada not assuming Cuba was behind acoustic incidents

Canada not assuming Cuba was behind acoustic incidents

Canada is not automatically assuming that Cuba was behind an alleged “acoustic attack” against U.S. and Canadian personnel in Havana and has no plans to expel Cuban diplomats, an official said on Friday.

U.S.-Cuba deal expected in early July to restore ties, reopen embassies

U.S.-Cuba deal expected in early July to restore ties, reopen embassies

The Obama administration is expected to announce an agreement with Cuba in early July to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago.

Chinese firm to build golf resort in Cuba as U.S. tourism interest grows

Chinese firm to build golf resort in Cuba as U.S. tourism interest grows

A Chinese company and the Cuban government have signed a letter of intent to build a golf course and resort, official media said on Friday, with an apparent eye to the eventual lifting of U.S. travel restrictions.

U.S. cancer institute, software firm reach deals in Cuba

U.S. cancer institute, software firm reach deals in Cuba

A U.S. cancer research center and a software company reached agreements with Cuban partners during a two-day trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the first trip of its kind since the rapprochement between Washington and Havana.

Paris Club chief in Cuba to expedite debt negotiations

Paris Club chief in Cuba to expedite debt negotiations

The chief of the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations met Cuban finance officials on Friday in what he believed was an unprecedented official visit to Havana to discuss the Communist-led country’s debt.

Obama hopes for U.S. embassy in Cuba before April summit in Panama

Obama hopes for U.S. embassy in Cuba before April summit in Panama

In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Obama said that he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April.

Mexican company gets deal to invest in Cuba development zone

Mexican company gets deal to invest in Cuba development zone

A Mexican meat processing firm has become the first international company to get approval for an investment project in Cuba’s first special economic development area, Mexico’s foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Mujica: Guantanamo turned inmates halfway into vegetables

Mujica: Guantanamo turned inmates halfway into vegetables

Uruguay’s president has called Guantanamo Bay a “human disgrace.”

U.S. Supreme Court hands victory to Cuban cigar company

U.S. Supreme Court hands victory to Cuban cigar company

By refusing to hear an appeal filed by Delaware-based General Cigar Co Inc, the high court left intact a ruling in favor of the Cuban company,Cubatabaco.

MasterCard to allow transactions in Cuba using U.S.-issued cards

MasterCard to allow transactions in Cuba using U.S.-issued cards

MasterCard Inc (MA.N) said it would remove a block on transactions made in Cuba using its cards issued in the United States, effective March 1.

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