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Embassies reopen after half a century (+ Photos)

Embassies reopen after half a century (+ Photos)

Before Dec. 17, 2014, not even the most optimistic observers could predict that the national flags would fly at both countries’ embassies so soon.

Kerry: ‘A new era of a new relationship’

Kerry: ‘A new era of a new relationship’

Statement made Wednesday (July 1) in Vienna by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the agreement to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba.

Official statement lists Cuba’s conditions for normalization

Official statement lists Cuba’s conditions for normalization

Text of Statement by the Revolutionary Government, published in the daily Granma and translated by Progreso Weekly.

Finally, Cuba gets its bank

Finally, Cuba gets its bank

Cuba finally has its bank. Stonegate Bank, a Pompano Beach institution, has reached an agreement with the Cuban government for it to open an account in the U.S.

U.S.-Cuba human rights dialogue to begin Tuesday: What to expect?

U.S.-Cuba human rights dialogue to begin Tuesday: What to expect?

The human rights dialogue between the United States and Cuba that will begin with a meeting in Washington this Tuesday, March 31, will be under attack before it begins.

Hot issues: Human rights and telecoms

Hot issues: Human rights and telecoms

Representatives from Cuba and the United States will meet in Washington next Tuesday (March 31) to discuss the human rights situation in both countries, a Foreign Ministry official said in Havana.

Half-pipe diplomacy

Half-pipe diplomacy

Long before the U.S. and Cuba mended diplomatic relations, skateboarding brought together the two countries.

Cuban foreign minister welcomes Pelosi and U.S. delegation

Cuban foreign minister welcomes Pelosi and U.S. delegation

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Wednesday welcomed a delegation of lawmakers from the U.S. House of Representatives headed by Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi,

Diplomat: ‘Gitmo’ return is precondition to relations

Diplomat: ‘Gitmo’ return is precondition to relations

Little more than a week before the resumption of talks between the United States and Cuba, the issue of the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo is being raised again, this time in Moscow.

Kerry: Mexico and Canada can help in Cuba negotiations

Kerry: Mexico and Canada can help in Cuba negotiations

Mexico and Canada can help the United States reestablish relations with Cuba, said Secretary of State John Kerry in Boston on Saturday, after meeting with the foreign ministers of the two countries.

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