During the 39th edition of the Festival of Political Song, young Cuban artists once again called for the return of our territory, occupied by the U.S. at the illegal Guantanamo Naval Base
Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in Havana tomorrow, August 14, to ceremonially open the U.S. embassy in Cuba
Granma International will be following the official visit of the President of the United States to Cuba
Cuba’s International Commerce Bank and the U.S. Stonegate Bank reached the first important financial accord to be signed since the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries July 20.
Rodríguez Parrilla insisted that the definitive lifting of the blockade is essential to the normalization of relations, and emphasized that, in the meantime, President Obama can continue using his executive powers to significantly reduce the blockade’s impact.
The two diplomats met and held a joint press conference at the State Department, following the re-opening of Cuba’s embassy in Washington July 20.
The U.S. State Department notes that for two consecutive years Cuban authorities have reported on efforts undertaken to confront trafficking in persons
Despite still not being able to freely travel to Cuba as tourists, the number of U.S. citizens visiting the island has increased by 54% this year