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Washington Fines German Bank for Operations with Cuba

For the second time this year, Washington imposed a multi-million fine on a European bank under the extraterritorial economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba. This time, Germany´s Commerzbank will have to pay one billion dollars for maintaining financial operations with the island.

CARICOM welcomes US policy shift towards Cuba

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, DECEMBER 18, 2014 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it welcomes the thawing of relations between the United States and Cuba and the move towards the re-establishment of diplomatic ties.

Jamaica welcomes US policy shift towards Cuba

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the Government of Jamaica enthusiastically welcomes the joint announcement in Washington and Havana today of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Cuba, and she has congratulated United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro on the historic development and for their bold and visionary leadership on this matter.

Obama seeks to resume full diplomatic ties with Cuba

WASHINGTON DC, December 17, 2014 - In a move to wipe away one of the Cold War's last vestiges, President Barack Obama will launch negotiations with Cuba on resuming full diplomatic relations a half century after they broke off, the White House announced on Wednesday.

PM Simpson Miller Credits Cuba With Assisting Jamaica’s Athletics Success

HAVANA, Cuba December 9, 2014 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has credited Cuba with assisting Jamaica to become a world leader in athletics, noting that the GC Foster College, which was a gift to Jamaica from Cuba in the 1970s, has been responsible for training many of Jamaica´s outstanding athletes and coaches.

CARICOM-Cuba Summit ends with ‘Declaration of Havana’

HAVANA, Cuba, December 9 - Cuba and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Monday concluded their fifth summit in Havana with a commitment to strengthen economic and commercial relations as well as co-operation in areas of health, education, climate change and intensifying their integration.

PM wants Constructive Engagement to Advance Relations with Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called for greater dialogue and constructive engagement in the effort to secure progress and prosperity for the people of Jamaica, Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. She said Jamaica and Cuba shared a rich history and that Jamaica will continue to stand steadfast with Cuba in the struggle to attain peace, progress and sustainable development in that country, in Jamaica and in the entire Caribbean region.
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