Tag: <span>U.S.-Cuba Relations</span>

Cuba Ready To Talk With US, Says Raul Castro

Top Story — At a speech celebrating Cuba’s Revolution Day on Thursday, Cuban President Raúl Castro said he was willing to sit down for a discussion with the U.S. government over relations between […] Read More >

U.S. Contractor Alan Gross’ Case In Cuba Finishes Saturday; No Verdict Yet

Today in Latin America Top Story — The trial of U.S. contractor Alan Gross in Cuba for charges of threatening to subvert the Communist government finished on Saturday, though the […] Read More >

Fidel Castro Apologizes For Treatment Of Gays During The Revolution

Today in Latin America Top Story — Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has been in the news a good amount recently. In an interview with the Mexican newspaper La Jornada, […] Read More >

Obama Administration Plans To Ease Travel Restrictions To Cuba

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Obama administration is considering easing some travel restrictions to Cuba, in a move that officials say they hope will help advance democratic […] Read More >

Cuban Dissident Guillermo Fariñas Ends Hunger Strike After 130 Days

Today in Latin America Top Story — Cuban doctor and political dissident Guillermo Fariñas ended his hunger strike after refusing food for over 130 days. Fariñas, who began his hunger […] Read More >

Cuba Experts Discuss Academic Travel to the Country for Americans

WASHINGTON — Experts and activists on Latin America criticized President Barack Obama for failing to lift restrictions on academic exchanges between the U.S. and Cuba at a conference in Washington on […] Read More >

United States and Cuba Meet to Discuss Immigration Issues and Detained American Citizen

Today in Latin America Top Story — U.S. and Cuban officials held talks in Havana over the weekend that focused on improving government regulation of immigration between the two countries. […] Read More >

Cuban Musicians Resuming U.S. Performances

NEW YORK — New York City recently hosted its first Cuban band in five years, after the group Septeto Nacional became the first to win a visa that allowed it […] Read More >

Music Driving Change in U.S.-Cuban Relations

Music continues to act as the primary driving force to open relations between U.S. and Cuba. Cuban folksinger Carlos Varela visited Washington D.C. earlier this month to discuss U.S.-Cuban relations […] Read More >

Raúl Castro Speech Indicates U.S.-Cuban Relations May Worsen

The United States continues to destabilize the Cuban Revolution, Raúl Castro said in a speech to the Cuban National Assembly on Sunday, Dec. 20. Castro referred to an unnamed U.S. […] Read More >