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

News channel or source: http://www.tampabay.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 » Politics: Two Wings of the Same Bird – Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hurricanes and Political Prisoners

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/14/two-wings-of-the-same-bird-puerto-rico-cuba-hurricanes-and-political-prisoners/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Six months after Oscar López Rivera was released from prison having spent 35 years inside, he traveled to Cuba. “I feel at home, this is a dream come true; for many, many years, I have wanted to come to Cuba and today for the first time I have arrived ...

News Cuba » Politics: Democrat lawmakers slams Trump’s stance toward Cuba

News channel or source: https://www.thestatesman.com/world/democrat-lawmakers-slams-trumps-stance-toward-cuba-1502589740.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

... with Raul Castro on Tuesday to discuss Cuba’s coming political transition. Leahy said that the 86-year-old President agreed with the US lawmakers regarding the need for the next Cuban administration to maintain the thaw in relations with Washington.

News Cuba » Politics: 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

... met Tuesday with Raul Castro to discuss Cuba’s coming political transition. Leahy said that the 86-year-old president agreed with the US lawmakers regarding the need for the next Cuban administration to maintain the thaw in relations with the US.

News Cuba » Politics: US lawmakers say it’s time to restore staff at Cuba embassy

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/us-lawmakers-say-its-time-to-restore-staff-at-cuba-embassy/2018/02/21/d5984148-1734-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

HAVANA — U.S. lawmakers on a visit to Cuba are urging the State Department to restore embassy staff pulled from the country last year in response to mysterious ailments among diplomats and their families. The visit by several Democratic members of the ...

News Cuba » Politics: Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

News channel or source: http://host.madison.com/news/nation/government-and-politics/report-details-harm-to-cuba-diplomats-but-offers-no-cause/article_2fc50be5-8a16-5f76-9372-18a60be972b6.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about the hearing, vision, balance and brain symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called "health attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba. Still missing: A clear diagnosis ...

News Cuba » Politics: Fidel Castro, Cuba's revolutionary former president, dies

News channel or source: http://www.wral.com/fidel-castro-cuba-s-revolutionary-former-president-dies/17348095/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

As he revolutionized Cuba, about 250,000 mostly wealthy or middle-class Cubans fled the island during the first three years of the revolution. Many of them settled in Miami, where they became a powerful political force to maintain trade embargoes ...

News Cuba » Politics: Rep. Kathy Castor is Cuba-bound

News channel or source: http://tbo.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/02/17/rep-kathy-castor-is-cuba-bound/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Kathy Castor is headed to Cuba with other lawmakers on a "fact-finding trip" about changes to U.S. policy toward the country, her office said Saturday. "The bicameral delegation is led by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), a longtime leader in ...

News Cuba » Politics: SES to add satellite link to Cuba

News channel or source: http://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/ict/ses-to-add-satellite-link-to-cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

This news article is one of hundreds published daily by Business News Americas about the commodities, markets, movements, companies, projects, economics and politics integral to the development of Latin America. Including news and insight from South ...

News Cuba » Politics: Kathy Castor hopes U.S. can learn truth about diplomat injuries in Cuba

News channel or source: http://floridapolitics.com/archives/257024-kathy-castor-hopes-u-s-can-learn-truth-diplomat-injuries-cuba
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kathy Castor was part of a six-member group of Democratic members of Congress visiting Cuba over the past few days, but the delegation shrank to five this week when meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro. “I came back to Tampa on Tuesday ...