Raul Castro honors the five agents released by the US

President Raul Castro honored on tuesday as “heroes” the five Cuban agents convicted of espionage in the United States, two of whom served their sentences and three were exchanged by contractor Alan Gross in December. In a solemn ceremony at the Palace of Conventions...

Raul Castro calls on Obama to use his “executive powers” to lift embargo against Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday, during the first meeting with colleagues at the CELAC that the US lift the blockade against Cuba to normalize diplomatic relations. “The restoration of diplomatic relations is the beginning of a process towards...

Fidel Castro: “I do not trust the United States, nor I have exchanged a word with them”

Cuban leader Fidel Castro said on Monday that he does not trust the United States and he has not spoken with Washington, breaking the silence on the historical approach announced by his brother and successor Raul Castro and President Barack Obama. “I do not trust the US...

First historic round of talks between US and Cuba concludes today

Cuba and the United States began this Wednesday in Havana two days of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations and other topics of bilateral interest. The meeting started in the presence of the press at 09:00 local time, and continued behind closed doors in a hall of the...

Trade and travel between the United States and Cuba will be facilitated from today

From today, T¡the  United States and Cuba will make more flexible restrictions on trade and investment in the island, after the government of President Barack Obama significantly relieved the embargo in force for half a century. The announcement of the new standards is the next...

Raul Castro said an “obstacle” was removed in relations between Cuba and the US

The President of Cuba, Raul Castro, said on Saturday that an “obstacle” was removed in relations between the island and the United States with the agreements reached with the US President Barack Obama to restore diplomatic ties. “The Cuban people are grateful...

United States and Cuba announced reestablishment of diplomatic relations

The United States and Cuba have agreed to resume diplomatic relations, economic links and travel issues, after half a century of enmity, government officials said this Wednesday. The measure was agreed after a phone conversation on Tuesday between presidents Barack Obama (US) and...

Cuba frees Alan Gross after humanitarian US request

The Cuban authorities released this Tuesday the American prisoner Alan Gross before an humanitarian order made by the United States, said an official of the White House in Washington. “This morning, Alan Gross has left Cuba on a plane of the US government,” said a...