- CNNOct 08 04:35 PM
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up a two-day visit to Cuba Wednesday, part of an effort to sell officials on the idea of closer business ties with their former Cold War enemy.
- Prague Daily MonitorOct 08 11:39 PM
Prague, Oct 8 (CTK) - The Czech diplomatic delegation that will visit Cuba next week would like to reopen the negotiations on the debts from the era of the communist bloc that Fidel Castro's island left unpaid, apart from hoping to start a new business cooperation, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes Thursday.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsSep 26 12:38 PM
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Cuba's President Raul Castro, speaking at the United Nations for the first time, on Saturday hailed renewed diplomatic ties with the United States as "major progress" but slammed a U.S. trade embargo as the top obstacle to Cuba's economic development. Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama in December announced a detente following more than half a ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsSep 28 06:03 PM
By Hugh Bronstein UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States can normalize ties only after Washington ends its trade embargo and returns the Guantanamo U.S. naval base to Cuban control, President Raul Castro told the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. In the first speech at the U.N. by a Cuban president since his older brother Fidel addressed the Millennium Summit in 2000 ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsOct 07 09:04 AM
By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker told Cuban officials on Wednesday that Washington wants to promote the Communist country's nascent private sector to maximize trade and build on newly restored diplomatic relations. Only the second cabinet-level U.S. official to visit Cuba since the 1959 revolution, Pritzker said her mission was meant to explain President...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 07 08:10 PM
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker wrapped up her visit to Cuba on Wednesday by saying both sides need to learn more about each other as they work to improve relations. She also reiterated the President ...
- Eastday.comOct 08 06:39 PM
HAVANA, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Cuba and the United States must learn from each other, visiting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said here Wednesday night.
- International Herald TribuneSep 20 09:26 AM
HAVANA — Revolution Square is the political stage of revolutionary Cuba . Fidel Castro held huge rallies here to castigate the imperialists up north. Looming over the square are immense portraits of the revolutionaries Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 07 07:36 PM
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker wrapped up her visit to Cuba on Wednesday by saying both sides need to learn more about each other as they work to improve relations and cautioning that it will take ...
- The Philadelphia InquirerSep 20 01:38 AM
HAVANA - A cannon salute, a marching band, and bolts of lightning welcomed Pope Francis to this poor island nation Saturday afternoon, shortly after he arrived for the first leg of what promises to be a remarkably ambitious pair of pastoral visits to Cuba and the United States.
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