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Cuba, North Korea pledge to intensify relations

Cuba, North Korea pledge to intensify relations

Cuba and North Korea last week announced their intention to develop relations “in all spheres,” according to the North Korean Central News Agency, and cited by the Russian news agency TASS. The nature of the improved relations was discussed at a meeting with a North Korean delegation in Cuba for the funeral of Fidel Castro.


Revolution means unity; it is independence, it is fighting for our dreams of justice…

Revolution means unity; it is independence, it is fighting for our dreams of justice…

The official English translation of the text of Fidel Castro’s revolutionary oath that people are signing in honor of the deceased leader at Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution.


Nine days of mourning in Cuba

Nine days of mourning in Cuba

The Organizing Committee for the funeral of Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro announced that the country will remain in national mourning for nine days because of the death of the historic leader of the Cuban revolution.


Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution, is dead

Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution, is dead

The death of Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban Revolution, was announced by his brother and current Cuban president, Raul Castro Ruz, on Cuban television on Friday night, Nov. 25.


Cuba builds ‘petrohouses’ for disaster victims

Cuba builds ‘petrohouses’ for disaster victims

Baracoa and Maisí, cities in Cuba’s easternmost region that were severely damaged by Hurricane Matthew, will benefit from the construction of housing by Venezuela’s Petrocasas system.


‘The U.S. and Cuba must continue to find ways to engage’ (Video & Text)

‘The U.S. and Cuba must continue to find ways to engage’ (Video & Text)

Ambassador Samantha Power’s speech at the UN General Assembly where for the first time ever the U.S. abstained from voting against an annual UN resolution calling for an end to its economic embargo against Cuba.


Cuba sets the example in Haiti

Cuba sets the example in Haiti

A group of 17 Cuban doctors has arrived in Haiti to help with the humanitarian crisis. Hurricane Matthew has left hundreds dead and many homeless. Their first line of defense, the fight against cholera.


Treasury and Commerce announce further amendments to Cuba sanctions regulations

Treasury and Commerce announce further amendments to Cuba sanctions regulations

Amendments expand venues for scientific collaboration, facilitate increased humanitarian support, and bolster trade and commercial opportunities between the U.S. and Cuba. The new amendments take effect on October 17.


Tambourine man, Bob Dylan, wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Tambourine man, Bob Dylan, wins Nobel Prize in Literature

In a succinct statement, the Swedish Academy said Bob Dylan deserved the Nobel Prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” He is the first American to win the Prize in literature since Toni Morrison in 1993.


Global Links accepting financial donations to support Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts

Global Links accepting financial donations to support Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts

Global Links is responding to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew by preparing medical equipment and supplies that will support health services and hospitals damaged by the storm. Please read for information on how you can help.


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