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… Union said on Thursday that Cuba was a very important partner … of the very important EU Cuba political dialogue and cooperation agreement … Diaz Canel as the new Cuban Head of State following the … sent a letter to the Cuban leadership yet. The EU-Cuba bilateral … Continue reading
Havana, April 19 (RHC)-- Congratulatory … Ministers of the Republic of Cuba. Upon learning the news, the … took the opportunity to thank Cuba and outgoing president Raúl Castro … .    Last February, the EU and Cuba held their first joint council … Continue reading
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki Ramallah, March 27 (RHC) -- Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki urged Monday the European Union to take an active role in finding an international multilateral mechanism to sponsor the peace process between … Continue reading
… visited Yaguajay, one of the Cuban municipalities lashed by Hurricane Irma … the phenomenon that hit the Cuban northern coast with maximum category … , about 320 kilometers east of Havana. Some few months after the … , UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Cuba, Soledad Bauza, said. Some of … Continue reading
… that the European block and Cuba  are working toward enhancing bilateral … Council meeting, the EU and Cuba will again debate the negative … six decade-old blockade on the Cuban economy and people. She reaffirmed … six decade-old blockade on the Cuban economy and people. She reaffirmed … Continue reading
Desde el primer trimestre del año pasado el gobierno de Estados Unidos aseveró que más de 20 de sus diplomáticos destacados en su embajada en Cuba habían experimentado diversos trastornos de salud durante su estadía en la isla y que los síntomas habían perdurado tras su retorno al país de origen. Concretamente, señaló malestares auditivos como zumbidos y acúfenos (sensación de escuchar sonidos ... Continue reading
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 17 February 2018 — “I do not accept CUC,” the driver of the shared taxi warns passengers at Havana’s Fraternity Park. It is the third time that day that Lídice, 40, has heard the same phrase. The first time was from a peanut seller and then from a barber. Both refused … Continue reading "“We Don’t Accept Payment In CUC Here”" Continue reading
EFE, via 14ymedio, Havana, 1 February 2018 — The European Union (EU) has offered to share its experience in transitioning to the euro to aid Cuba in its transition to a single currency, one of the main challenges facing in the Cuban economy and something some experts believe could happen this year. The European Commission’s … Continue reading "The EU Offers Cuba Help in Unifying Its Currency" Continue reading
German Foreign Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel gives a speech during a meeting at the EU Charlemagne Building in Brussels on January 8, 2018 (Photo by AFP) Tel Aviv, February 1 (RHC)-- German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has issued a warning to Israel … Continue reading
… January 2018 By Nelson Acosta HAVANA, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The … Wednesday during a visit to Havana. Cuba has had two currencies for … offered technical assistance to the Cuban government to share our experience … first between Cuba and the EU. Diplomats in Havana have said that … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - The European Union has offered to advise Communist-run Cuba … Wednesday during a visit to Havana. Cuba has had two currencies for … offered technical assistance to the Cuban government to share our experience … first between Cuba and the EU. Diplomats in Havana have said that … Continue reading
Brussels, January 23 (RHC)-- The European Union has assured President Mahmoud Abbas that the 28-nation bloc supports Palestinians’ bid to have East Jerusalem as capital of their future state.  During a meeting with Abbas at the EU headquarters in Brussels … Continue reading
Ramallah, January 22 (RHC)-- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling on the EU to officially recognize the state of Palestine during a Monday meeting with the bloc.  According to Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki, Abbas is telling the EU … Continue reading
Cubaeconomía.com, Elias Amor Bravo, 5 January 2018 – The Castro regime, in its urgent need to find external financing for the economy, has developed a strategy of approaching the European Union that has come to an end, at least for the moment, with the recent visit of Federica Mogherini to Havana. The agreement is a vague … Continue reading "Mogherini’s Real Interest in Havana" Continue reading
… would continue the approach to Cuba championed by predecessor Barack Obama … government critics take place in Cuba every month,” blasted Guy Verhofstadt … aimed at strengthening ties with Havana, after Washington tightened restrictions on … there was much talk about Cuba strengthening relations with both the … Continue reading
… to develop partnership ties with Havana, Fulton Armstrong, a professor at … with the United States over Cuba." Sputnik: This active engagement … and history between Americans and Cubans. […] But the State Department has … really concealed the fact that Cuba is predominantly an internal political … Continue reading
… to Cuba. The EU´s top diplomat was received by Cuban President … representatives of the Government and Cuban civil society. The EU official … Cuba later this month. In February she will preside together with Cuban … and Mogherini spoke at the Cuban Foreign Ministry.  The EU official … Continue reading
Estudios Revolucion Photo Havana, January 5 (RHC)--" … to Cuba. The EU´s top diplomat was received by Cuban President … representatives of the Government and Cuban civil society. The EU official … Cuba later this month. In February she will preside together with CubanContinue reading
HAVANA - The European Union' … member countries combined were now Cuba's most important economic … to journalists before meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Thursday … European Investment Bank would visit Cuba later this month. She said … Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 4 (ACN) The high-ranking … Mogherini announced on Thursday in Havana that Cuba and the EU will … . Mogherini said that she and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez will … in Cuba against the anti-Cuba policy. Their interest is working with HavanaContinue reading
On a two-day visit to Havana, EU foreign policy chief Federica … the EU and Cuba — signed by Brussels and Havana offered a fresh … capitals during the Obama administration Havana on board with Brussels … into force in November," Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said … Continue reading
… , has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Cuba, where she is … of relations between Brussels and Havana as well as international issues … Bank would visit Cuba later this month. Before meeting Cuban Foreign Minister … deal under which Washington and Havana normalized relations, the EU has … Continue reading


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14ymedio, Havana, 4 January 2017 — Daniel Llorente, the man with the flag, has asked Federica Mogherini not to forget his case because it demonstrates “the lack of political freedoms in Cuba.” The activist who hoisted the flag of the United States during last year’s May Day parade has since spent eight months in detention including seven … Continue reading "The Man With The Flag Asks For Mogherini’s Help" Continue reading
HAVANACuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and … , Federica Mogherini, on Thursday in Havana identified areas of cooperation to … for supporting the pact with Cuba. Before returning to Brussels, Mogherini … Continue reading
… relations between the EU and Havana and international issues. At a … between Cuba and the EU. Mogherini told journalists before meeting Cuban Foreign … Latin America and Cuba at the Brookings Institution, said Cuban commerce is … reporting by Nelson Acosta in Havana; Editing by Richard Chang and … Continue reading


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… hands with Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Havana, Cuba, January … after a news conference in Havana, Cuba, January 4, 2018. REUTERS… during a news conference in Havana, Cuba, January 4, 2018. REUTERS… Latin America and Cuba at the Brookings Institution, said Cuban commerce is … Continue reading
… with Esteban Lazo in Havana. (Photo: Asamblea Nacional).Cuba and the European … of the Cuban Parliament, agreed this Thursday in Havana on the need … from constituencies, pillars of the Cuban political system. Lazo underscored the … busy schedule of meetings in Havana that included a keynote address … Continue reading
HAVANA (AP) -- The European Union … be a reliable partner for Cuba in the face of the … " partner that can help Cuba manage a political transition and … economic opening. The EU and Cuba last year signed an agreement … Continue reading
… January 2018 By Marc Frank HAVANA, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The … take an independent agenda in Cuba in economic and political matters … visit the country. "Today, Cuban commerce is so spread around … reporting by Nelson Acosta in Havana; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - The European Union’s top diplomat met with Cuban … hands with Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Havana, Cuba, January … the San Geronimo University in Havana, Cuba, January 3, 2018. REUTERS… reporting by Nelson Acosta in Havana; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel … Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 4 (ACN) Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, said … the relations between Brussels and Havana. Rodríguez expressed his willingness to … , over and above differences. The Cuban minister added that after the … also said that Brussels and Havana share an important bilateral and … Continue reading
… rejects North American sanctions against Cuban citizens and cannot accept unilateral … EU dropped all sanctions against Cuba after relations with the US … always there." Mogherini met Cuba's Foreign Investment and … EU dropped all sanctions against Cuba after relations with the US … Continue reading
… diplomat, Federica Mogherini, arrived in Cuba on Wednesday to help strengthen … agreement, the first accord between Cuba and the 28-nation bloc. Signed … there was much talk about Cuba strengthening relations with both the … Lingua, and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday. “Cuba’s weak … Continue reading
… aimed at strengthening ties with Havana, after Washington tightened restrictions on … half-century-old US economic embargo against Cuba remains entrenched in law, but … before a cheering crowd of Cuban-Americans, including veterans of the failed … Continue reading


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… ’s Andreas Knobloch reports from Havana.... read more... Published By: DW … Continue reading
… ).The European official came to Havana in March 2016 to promote … Havana. Later she will visit a center for teenagers in Old Havana … . The European official was in Havana in March 2016 to promote … of the Antilles, relations between Cuba and the European Union are … Continue reading
Federica Mogherini (File Photo) Havana, January 3 (RHC)—The High … starting an official visit to Cuba Wednesday. The trip is meant … relations with Havana, and will hold a meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister … Continue reading
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 3 January 2017 – Is a ship that has had all its parts replaced still the same ship? The question is known as Theseus’s Paradox and illustrates the European Union’s dilemma with Cuba: Does a dictatorship that moderated its diplomatic language, tried to make peace with its enemy and lost its … Continue reading "Mrs. Mogherini, We Are Still Without Freedom" Continue reading
… World EU high representative visits Cuba to promote bilateral ties January … aimed at working with the Cuban government on an early implementation … . Mogherini’s agenda in Cuba includes meetings with Cuban senior officials, visits to historic and cultural sites in HavanaContinue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 1 January 2018 — In a letter published on Sunday, the Cuban Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH) criticized the European Union for maintaining a “dialogue without demands” with the Cuban government. That complaint was published on the eve of the trip to Cuba of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security of the EU, … Continue reading "Cuban Observatory For Human Rights Criticizes EU for Dialogue With Cuba “Without Demands”" Continue reading
Brussels, December 14 (RHC)-- A disagreement over controversial quotas for the sharing out of refugees across EU countries broke out on Wednesday on the eve of a summit where leaders will discuss the way forward on migration.  EU President Donald Tusk … Continue reading
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu greets the EU´s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, at press conference. Brussels, December 11 (RHC-Agencies) The European Union has rejected Benjamin Netanyahu's call to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel … Continue reading