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Cuba’s Ricardo Cabrisas Meets With New President of Iran

 Above: Teheran By the Caribbean Journal staff Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of Cuba’s Council of State and Ministers, held talks Sunday with Hassan Rohani, the new President of Iran in Teheran. Cabrisas was in Iran’s capital this weekend …

Cuba’s Fidel Castro Meets With Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

 Above: the meeting between Castro and Maduro (Photo: GC) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with former Cuban leader Fidel Casro this weekend during Cuba’s ceremonies to mark the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the …

Venezuela’s Maduro, St Vincent’s Gonsalves Head to Cuba

 Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves arrived in Cuba Thursday for a brief visit. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and St …

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 Above: Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff US and Cuban officials held their first bilateral migration talks since the beginning of 2011 on Wednesday. The talks covered the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 US-Cuba Migration Accords, according to a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba shut out Belize, 4-0, on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2013 Gold Cup. Cuba was led by a hat trick from Ariel Martinez, who scored in the 38th, 63rd and 84th …

 Above: Compay Segundo (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Compay Segundo was one of the titans of Cuban music until he passed away 10 years ago this month, and a new album takes a look at the history of his …

 Above: Chris Wondolowski By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba fell to the United States, 4-1, in a Gold Cup match on Saturday in Utah. Cuba’s footballers struck first in the game, with Jose Nieto Martinez putting one home in the …

 Above: a graphic of the storm (NWS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical storm Chantal degenerated to a tropical wave after passing over the Dominican Republic and Haiti, according to the US National Hurricane Center. The storm had been a …

 Above: Belize’s footballers (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize and Cuba each suffered defeats on Tuesday in their Gold Cup opening matches. Belize fell to the United States, 6-1, while Cuba lost to Costa Rica, 3-0. The United States’ …

 Above: Raul Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban leader Raul Castro called on Cubans this weekend to overcome what he saw as an “atmosphere of indiscipline” on the island. Castro, who was addressing a session of Cuba’s National Assembly …

 Above: Laos By the Caribbean Journal staff Miguel Diaz-Canel, the First Vice President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, concluded his visit to tour of Asia on Sunday in Laos. Diaz-Canel visited China and Vietnam as well on the …

 Above: Ernest Hemingway on his boat, Pilar, off Cuba, around 1950 By the Caribbean Journal staff The 14th International Ernest Hemingway Colloquium began Thursday in Havana, aiming to promote the “exchange of information” about the noted writer and adventurer. This …

 Above: China President Xi Xinping By the Caribbean Journal staff Miguel Diaz-Canel, the first vice president of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, continued his China trip Tuesday with a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting followed talks …

 Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel agents in Japan have begun a major promotional campaign for tourism to Cuba. The campaign was officially launched by Marcos Rodriguez, Cuba’s Ambassador in Tokyo, along with Jungo Kikuma, the president of …

 Above: the Hotel Nacional de Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba and Bolivia began their first-ever business forum and roundtable at the Hotel Nacional in Havana on Thursday. The forum was led by Estrella Madrigal Valdes, the president of …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Diosdado Cabello Rondon, the president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, arrived in Havana Thursday for an official visit. Rondon was received at Jose Marti International Airport by Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Rogelio Sierra, according …

 By Celso Gonzalez-FallaOp-Ed Contributor OVER THE YEARS I have read many books about today’s Cuba and the Cuba before Fidel Castro.  Some lacked accuracy, invented events, or seemed to give a distorted picture. In 1960, I was in the underground …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Cuba have signed an agreement on cultural cooperation. The agreement was signed by Cuba Culture Minister Rafael Bernal and Jamaica Culture Minister Lisa Hanna on Thursday. “We want a cultural revolution …

 

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