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Cuba’s Raul Castro Visits Russia

 Above: the meeting in Moscow By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba President Raul Castro visited Russia’s capital, Moscow, this week. The trip included a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev,. Castro was on hand for the 70th anniversary celebration …

White House Acts to Remove Cuba From Terrorism Sponsor List

 Above: US President Barack Obama at the recent Summit of the Americas in Panama (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Barack Obama has acted to remove Cuba from the US government’s list of states that sponsor …

In Historic Meeting, Barack Obama, Raul Castro Talk in Panama

 Above: US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff This week’s Summit of the Americas in Panama was significant for a number of reasons — none more so than Cuba’s first-ever attendance of the …

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 Above: the two officials in Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov began a working visit to Cuba on Tuesday. Lavrov met with Cuban President Raul Castro in what Cuba’s government described as a “fraternal dialogue.” …

 Above: Havana By Alexander Britell The Caribbean changed forever on Wednesday morning. United States President Barack Obama announced a major shift in more than half-century of American politics, signaling the two countries’ desire to work toward normalizing relations. The announcement …

 Above: Raul Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba is pledging its continued cooperation with its neighbours in the Caribbean Community, according to Cuba President Raul Castro. The Cuban leader was addressing the Cuba-CARICOM Summit in Havana on Monday. “We …

 By Jaime SuchlickiOp-Ed Contributor THE RECENT visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Cuba rekindled memories of the Cold War. In those days, the Soviets used Cuba to challenge and spy on the United States. An electronic eavesdropping facility was …

 Above: Russia President Vladimir Putin and Cuba’s Fidel Castro By the Caribbean Journal staff Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to Cuba this weekend. The visit, part of a wider Latin American tour, included a meeting with …

 Above: the meeting between Haiti President Michel Martelly and Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly and Cuban President Raul Castro held talks on Tuesday in Havana. In …

 Above: the meeting in Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade Kuribreña has concluded a visit to Cuba that included a meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro. In a statement, Cuba’s government characterized the meeting …

 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: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (UN Photo/Lou Rouse) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro visited Cuba this weekend for the first time since winning the country’s hotly-contested election earlier this month. Cuba had been by far the …

 By Andy GomezOp-Ed Contributor We recently witnessed what we had not heard one of the Castro brothers say in almost 54 years: Come 2018, neither one of them will be in power. Raúl Castro announced to the Cuban National Assembly …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor CELAC, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, is the newest addition to the alphabet soup of Caribbean multi-national organizations. The organization, formed in 2010, has 33 member states, including 16 from the greater Caribbean …

 Above: Cuba President Raul Castro (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba has assumed the rotating presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, following the regional body’s summit in Santiago this weekend. Cuba President Raul …

 Above: Cuba’s Raul Castro and Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cuba strengthened their ties Wednesday by signing a series of cooperation agreements in fields including public health and agriculture. The agreements …

 Above: Cuban President Raul Castro (UN Photo/Mark Garten) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban President Raul Castro will pay a State Visit to Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow, coinciding with his participation in the CARICOM-Cuba Summit. Castro, who will be in …