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Cuba signals readiness to fast-track U.S. diplomatic ties
By David Adams and Daniel Trotta MIAMI/HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba is willing to restore diplomatic relations with the United States as soon as the Obama administration declares its intent to take the country off a list of state sponsors of terrorism, according to a senior Cuban official. That could take place before both sides are ready to open embassies, Josefina Vidal, the head of the United ...(3/2/2015 5:40:05 PM)
Bill would boost marketing of agriculture exports to Cuba
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Seeking to fan agriculture exports to Cuba, a Minnesota House panel took initial steps Tuesday to spend state money on promoting the shipment of goods to the island nation amid improving relations with the United States.(3/3/2015 5:02:10 PM)
WorldViews: Why Midwestern farmers want to break the Cuba embargo
In Cuba, Midwestern farmers try to put muscle behind new anti-embargo push.(3/3/2015 8:36:57 AM)
Cuba y Puerto Rico en misión comercial
SAN JUAN - Una misión de empresarios de Puerto Rico visitará Cuba el próximo mes de mayo con el fin de alcanzar acuerdos comerciales entre ambos territorios caribeños, según detalló hoy el secretario de Estado local, David Bernier.(3/3/2015 4:38:57 PM)
Cuba Has Some of the World’s Last Unspoiled Reefs—Will American Tourists Ruin Them?
An unexpected side effect of Cuba and the United States’ strained relations can be seen about 70 miles off the island nation’s southern coastline. Called Jardines de la Reina, or the Queen’s Gardens, the 1,100-square-mile marine reserve is considered one of the world’s most vibrant coral reef habitats. “It’s got the levels of biodiversity, coral cover, and apex predators like sharks and groupers ...(3/3/2015 12:03:20 PM)
Players' union head: future spring games in Cuba possible
Cuba could be a spring training destination once more. Major League Baseball is considering playing future spring exhibition games on the island nation and baseball hotbed, which used to routinely host American teams in the days before Fidel Castro came to power. Baseball players' association president Tony Clark said Saturday there have been ''ongoing'' discussions about playing in Cuba, which ...(2/28/2015 4:18:09 PM)
Cuba talks continue, terror list a sticking point
U.S. and Cuban delegations struck a tone of measured optimism coming out of talks Friday at the State Department on the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.(3/3/2015 9:25:34 AM)
U.S. agriculture delegation visits Cuba, protests embargo
By Marc Frank and Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - The most important U.S. agricultural delegation to visit Cuba in more than a decade began three days of meetings on Monday, hoping to find potential business partners, while urging the U.S. Congress to lift the U.S. embargo on trade with the island. Two former agriculture secretaries, a number of state agriculture officials and representatives ...(3/2/2015 6:14:15 PM)
Hollande plans first ever visit by French president to Cuba
President Francois Holland will make the first ever visit by a French head of state to Cuba in May in the latest sign of a thaw between the isolated communist nation and Europe and the United States. The visit, announced Tuesday, was expected to be the first by a Western leader to the Caribbean island since the United States and Cuba announced a historic rapprochement on December 17. Hollande's ...(3/3/2015 5:29:02 PM) (AMZN) Now Shows the 'Ship to Cuba' Option - Analyst Blog Inc (AMZN) seems to be laying the foundation to ship packages to Cuba.(3/3/2015 4:20:09 PM)
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