- Washington PostJun 30 09:24 AM
A schedule of Pope Francis's eight-day trip to Cuba and the United States this fall shows he will meet with Raul Castro and celebrate Mass in three different cities on the island between Sept. 19 and 22.
- The Tampa TribuneJun 28 03:59 PM
TAMPA — As Rosa Maria Paya was introduced at a function celebrating the 25th anniversary of Casa de Cuba on Sunday, a lone protester barked objections from near the bar at the La Giraldilla restaurant.
- Korean Central News AgencyJun 29 11:47 PM
Havana, June 28 (KCNA) -- A delegation of the Workers' Party of Korea led by Kang Sok Ju, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK, on a visit to Cuba met and had a friendly talk with Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, president of the Council of State and president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba...
- Thomas Reuters FondationJun 30 06:39 AM
VATICAN CITY, June 30 (Reuters) - Pope Francis will address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, the first pope to do so, on his much anticipated Sept. 19-27 trip to Cuba and the United States and meet Cuban president Raul Castro in Havana, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJun 17 08:35 AM
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro's son has emerged as one of his father's closest aides, taking on an increasingly important role reminiscent of the one Raul used to play for his older brother Fidel Castro. Alejandro Castro Espin, 49, is a colonel in Cuba's interior ministry and was until recently a little-seen figure. As his father has moved to improve relations ...
- The Hendersonville Times-NewsJun 29 01:42 AM
Published: Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4:30 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 6:49 p.m. A program on “The Mysteries of Cuba” will begin at 6 p.m. July 9 at the Henderson County Public Library auditorium, 301 N. Washington St., hosted by Hendersonville Sister Cities organization.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJun 01 02:07 PM
In a landmark act of sports diplomacy, soccer's New York Cosmos on Tuesday will become the first U.S. professional team to play in Cuba since Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama announced their countries would re-establish diplomatic relations. Soccer's popularity is growing in both baseball-crazy nations and Cuban officials said the friendly match against the country's national team would ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJun 27 02:13 PM
After over five decades of Cold War bad blood, President Raul Castro and US President Barack Obama in December agreed to normalize relations, and the two leaders held ground-breaking talks on the sidelines of an April summit in Panama. "We must open an embassy, a full embassy.
- GMA News OnlineJun 30 07:05 AM
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, the first pope to do so, on his much anticipated Sept. 19-27 trip to Cuba and the United States and meet Cuban president Raul Castro in Havana, the Vatican said on Tuesday.
- MEXIDATA . INFOJun 29 08:39 AM
Cuba maintains one of its largest intelligence networks in Venezuela (and in Mexico). The late President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela preferred direct access to Cuba’s security service, as indicated by cables that were released and sent from the U.S. Embassy in Caracas to the State Department.
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