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Lavrov outlines Russia’s plans for trade with Latin America

Lavrov outlines Russia’s plans for trade with Latin America

In a major address, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Viktorovich Lavrov presented to the Foreign Ministry’s Business Council a template of how Russia plans to deal with Latin America and the Caribbean in economic terms.

Latin America development bank CAF eyes presence in Cuba

Latin America development bank CAF eyes presence in Cuba

The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) aims to be the first multilateral lender present in Cuba, its executive president said on Thursday, as the communist-run island seeks foreign investment amid a diplomatic opening to the United States.

Latin America rethinks drug policies

Latin America rethinks drug policies

In the years ahead, Washington may be able to strengthen regional cooperation if it places greater emphasis on the tools and expertise it has to offer, rather than punishing those that are deemed to be taking insufficient steps to curb the drug trade.

Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano

“I wrote for those who can not read me…”

From Miami to Panama

From Miami to Panama

Latin America has changed much since the first Summit in Miami in 1994, convened then by President Bill Clinton and whose aim was to “propose” the FTAA to the Latin American people.

Russia and Abu Dhabi in talks to build major airport in Cuba

Russia and Abu Dhabi in talks to build major airport in Cuba

Russia is in talks with Abu Dhabi investors to build a major airport in Cuba to serve as a hub for Latin America.

Russian official: We want no bases, just a firm presence

Russian official: We want no bases, just a firm presence

Back in Moscow after a visit to Vanezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba with Russian Defense Minister Sergei K. Shoigu, Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Ivanovich Antonov gave a long interview to the newspaper Moskovskiy Komsomolyets about the trip.

Shoigu’s mission was successful, military observers say

Shoigu’s mission was successful, military observers say

At a meeting with Cuban President Raúl Castro on the afternoon of Friday, Shoigu said that his “visit to Cuba should be considered in the context of the dynamically developing bilateral relations.”

Shoigu, in Cuba, means business, Russian analyst says

Shoigu, in Cuba, means business, Russian analyst says

Russia’s Defense Minister, Army Gen. Sergei K. Shoigu, arrived in Havana on Friday for two days of official business, after one-day stopovers in Venezuela and Nicaragua.

Russian defense chief will tour 3 Latin American nations

Russian defense chief will tour 3 Latin American nations

Russia’s defense minister, Army Gen. Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoigu, will arrive in Caracas on Wednesday (Feb. 11), on the first stop of a four-day tour that will also take him to Nicaragua and Cuba.

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