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Cuba Foreign Minister Visits India

 Above: Cuba Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla (UN Photo/Jennifer S Altman) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla continued his three-day visit to India Monday by holding talks with Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari. In a …

Ethiopia’s President Holds Talks With Cuba’s Esteban Lazo

 Above: Esteban Lazo By the Caribbean Journal staff Ethiopia President Girma Wolde-Giorgis met Sunday with Esteban Lazo, the president of Cuba’s National Assembly, in Addis Ababa. Lazo is currently leading a Cuban delegation to ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of …

Haiti’s Art, in Cuba

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba will be holding a Haitian Cultural Week in Havana beginning next week, Cuba’s government announced. The seven-day event will focus on a “large sample of artistic work and traditions” from Haiti. According …

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 By José GabilondoOp-Ed Contributor What “Cuban embargo” brings to mind is the economic blockade of the United States on the island.  It means something else too — an embargo directed at Cuban-Americans raised in diaspora — in this case, an …

 Above: Raul Castro (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s Raul Castro met Friday with Valentina Matvienko, chairman of Russia’s Federation Council, who is on a visit to Cuba. The Federation Council is the upper house of Russia’s …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is in Cuba this week for an official visit to the country. Lamothe arrived at Cuba’s Frank Pais Airport in Holguin on Tuesday evening. …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla met Tuesday with Zambian Foreign Minister Efforn Chakupa Lungu in Havana. The two sides reportedly expressed a willingness to strengthen the countries’ diplomatic ties, which were first …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has ratified the Sao Paulo Protocol, a preferential trade agreement that aims to improve trade between developing countries, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development announced. The agreement, which first entered …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Nicaraguan entrepreneurs are on a visit to Cuba this week in an effort to boost commercial ties between the two countries. The delegation from Nicaragua’s Chamber of Industry was met …

 Above: Yoshiro Mori (UN Photo/Marco Castro) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban leader Raul Castro met Thursday with Yoshiro Mori, the former Prime Minister of Japan, who is currently on a working visit to the country. During what Cuba’s government …

 By Ylena Zamora-VargasOp-Ed Contributor THEY PREFER speaking English to Spanish, they feel as American as a McDonald’s Big Mac, and they are tired of the insistent preoccupation their parents’ generation has with the current regime. But when second-generation, third-generation, and …

 By Michael W EdghillOp-Ed Contributor AS A REGION, the Caribbean stands at the threshold of opportunity. As with all moments of opportunity, they also come with the simultaneous risks of not achieving the possible and instead, sliding backwards and losing …

 Above: Sharie Watchman de’Castro (All photos by JFB) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands native Sharie Watchman de’Castro won the Miss Caribbean World pageant this past weekend in Tortola. She took home the top honour, besting first runner …

 Above: Brasilia By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba could send 6,000 doctors to Brazil under a proposal that is currently in negotiations between the two countries, Brazil’s government announced. Brazil would reportedly hire the doctors to serve in some of …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Brazil’s ruling Workers’ Party arrived in Havana on Monday morning. The group, led by Rui Falcao, president of the centre-left Workers’ Party, was received by Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, second …

 Above: the Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba will soon have a new sculpture for its collection. The work, by Italian artist Renzo Orvieto, was donated by fellow Italian Franco …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba and Saudi Arabia have signed a bilateral agreement aiming to rehabilitate water networks in Havana, Cuba’s government announced. The agreement will involve $30 million in funding from the Saudi Fund for Development; …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba and Vietnam have signed an agreement to strengthen bilateral cooperation on education, Cuba’s government announced on Thursday. The agreement was signed this week by Rodolfo Alarcon, head of Cuba’s Ministry of Higher …

 

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