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News Cuba: Cuba tells U.S. delegation monetary unification on cards this year

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cuba-usa/cuba-tells-u-s-delegation-monetary-unification-on-cards-this-year-idUSKCN1G52FU
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban government officials told a U.S. congressional delegation visiting Havana that this was the year to unify Cuba’s two currencies that were distorting the economy, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said at a news conference on Wednesday.

News Cuba: US lawmakers say it's time to restore staff at Cuba embassy

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-lawmakers-time-restore-staff-cuba-embassy-182520131.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. lawmakers visiting Cuba urged the State Department on Wednesday to restore embassy staff pulled from the country last year in response to mysterious ailments among diplomats and their families. The visit by six Democratic members of ...

News Cuba: Focused on Cuba’s future, Rep. Castor skips meeting with Raul Castro

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/news/politics/Focused-on-Cuba-s-future-Rep-Castor-skips-meeting-with-Raul-Castro_165696527
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

TAMPA — One highlight of a congressional delegation’s visit to Cuba this week was an impromptu meeting with President Raul Castro. But not for U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor. The Tampa Democrat joined five other Democrats on the trip, in part to investigate ...

News Cuba: Congressional delegation wraps up 5-day visit to Cuba

News channel or source: https://www.local10.com/news/cuba/congressional-delegation-wraps-up-5-day-visit-to-cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Leahy further described the conversation with the outgoing Cuban president as candid, but wouldn’t elaborate on the exchange specifically on the topic of the looming presidential transition set to take place in Cuba on April 19. "I think he felt that was ...

News Cuba: How Socially Engaged Activism Is Transforming Cuba

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/how-socially-engaged-activism-is-transforming-cuba/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Nation is reader supported: Chip in $10 or more to help us continue to write about the issues that matter. In response to this decision, a group of local children between 8 and 14 years old made a documentary to record the history of the factory and ...

News Cuba: Toddy Cuba Goes To Kansas City

News channel or source: https://skateboarding.transworld.net/magazine-archive/toddy-cuba-goes-kansas-city/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Have you ever tried to write a skateboarding tour article? I remember the first few times I got to write about a tour. I was so excited to get to have the power of the pen and that inspiration ran pretty easily into an article. We went to Kansas.

News Cuba: Brenda Navarrete Brings A Spiritual Drumbeat To The Female Vanguard Of Cuba

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/brenda-navarrete-brings-spiritual-drumbeat-female-vanguard-cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

There is another revolution happening in Cuba these days. A group of young female musicians — including Daymé Arocena, Danay Suárez and the all-female band Jane Bunnett and Maqueque — are challenging both musical and cultural conventions, creating ...

News Cuba: US Lawmakers Blast Trump’s Stance toward Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451350&CategoryId=14510
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

HAVANA – Democratic members of the US Congress said on Wednesday that the Trump administration’s decision to reverse the thawing of relations with Cuba was a mistake. Since taking office, Trump has tightened the US embargo against Cuba and withdrawn ...

News Cuba: Regent Seven Seas schedules cruise with three calls in Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.travelweekly.com/Cruise-Travel/Regent-Seven-Seas-schedules-cruise-with-three-calls-in-Cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Regent Seven Seas Cruises said the Seven Seas Mariner will sail the line's first immersive Cuba itinerary next year. A cruise departing Oct. 15, 2019, will call in Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. Havana is also being added to the Seven Seas ...

News Cuba: U.S. Congresspeople Conclude Visit to Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24850&SEO=u.s.-congresspeople-conclude-visit-to-cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

21 de febrero de 2018, 16:45Havana, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) A bicameral delegation from the United States Congress concluded its visit to Cuba today, where they discussed with authorities and other sectors the bilateral approach and the impact of the ...