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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.

Cuba pledges to maintain support for CARICOM

HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014- Cuban President General Raul Castro Ruz told Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Leaders that despite his country’s economic difficulties, “we will honour our pledge to co-operate and share our modest achievements with our sister nations in the Caribbean.”

Panama invites Cuba to Summit of the Americas

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (acn) The Panamanian government on Thursday officially invited Cuban President Raul Castro to the Summit of the Americas, which will be hosted by that central American nation April 10-11, 2015, the Panamanian Foreign Ministry announced.

Cuban doctor returns to Havana with no traces of Ebola

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (acn) Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, member of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade, who contracted the Ebola virus during his mission in Sierra Leone, West Africa, has arrived home in Havana totally free of the virus.
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