Raúl and Obama meet at UN headquarters

This is the second official meeting between the two heads of state; the first took place this past April in Panama, during the 7th Summit of the Americas

U.S.-Cuba Business Council created in Washington

The President of Cuba’s Chamber of Commerce described the investment and business opportunities that will open up to U.S. businesses once the blockade is eliminated

Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Commission to hold first meeting

The recently established Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Commission is scheduled to hold its first meeting September 11 in Havana, with the Cuban delegation to be led by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the Foreign Ministry’s director general for the United States, while the U.S. State Department’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for South America and Cuba, Edward Alex Lee, will lead that country’s delegation

U.S. occupied territory in Guantánamo must be returned

During a meeting held in Quito, Ecuador, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States insisted that the return to Cuba of territory occupied by the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo is essential to normalization of relations between the two countries.

The challenge of building a future without forgetting the past

Hundreds of people gathered outside the newly reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana on August 14, to witness the historic flag-raising ceremony, the equivalent of no longer be prisoners of the past, standing before him where the three Marines who which took place at the Cuban mission in Washington on July 20.

Bruno Rodríguez and John Kerry hold joint press conference

Full text of joint press conference held by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, at the Hotel Nacional, Havana, August 14, 2015.

John Kerry tours Old Havana (+Photos)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry toured emblematic sites in Havana’s central historic district, accompanied by City Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler

Cuba and U.S. discuss next steps in developing relations

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parilla this afternoon, August 14, reported that he and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed next steps to be taken as the countries move toward normalizing relations, now that the initial phase of reestablishing diplomatic relations has concluded