During the meeting between Vice President Díaz-Canel and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic minority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, discussed the updating of Cuba’s economic model, Cuba-US relations, and prospects for a Congressional debate on lifting the blockade.
On February 17, during a press conference at Havana’s Hotel Nacional, U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill, Mark Warner, and Amy Klobuchar expressed optimism in regards to the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, and the easing of restrictions on trade
On February 16, Cuban minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, met with U.S. senators and Democratic Party members; Claire McCaskill, from Missouri, Amy Klobuchar, from Minnesota; and Mark Warner from Virginia
Some 30 agricultural organizations and companies have joined together to promote an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba, describing it as a “self-imposed obstacle” to increased trade.
A two day round of talks has begun in Havana, to address the establishment of diplomatic relations, migratory issues and other topics of mutual interest
Yesterday afternoon, January 19, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, received a delegation of Representatives and Senators from the United States Congress, during which topics of mutual interest were discussed.
The U.S. government has begun implementation of measures previously announced by President Obama, eliminating some restrictions on trade with Cuba, and travel to the country by U.S. citizens in certain categories. The economic, financial and commercial blockade remains in place, along with prohibitions on tourism and maritime travel.
The New York Times highlights the importance of closing the illegal Guantánamo Naval Base prison
Press release issued by Cuban delegation on migration talks with the United States, July 9, 2014
More than 40 influential individuals in the United States, of different political stripes, have written a letter calling upon President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to change U.S. policy toward Cuba.