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Cuba and US firm sign telecommunications agreement on roaming cell service

HAVANA – Cuba's state telecommunications company & U.S. firm Sprint have signed an agreement for cellphone roaming service, the first direct deal of its kind between phone companies in both…

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U.S. might take more steps to relax Cuba embargo, official says

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama could further relax the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, adding that Washington…

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Cuba signs deal with Sprint, says it is open for more business

By Daniel Trotta & Jaime Hamre HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba signed a roaming agreement with U.S. telecom Sprint Corp during its first annual trade fair since rapprochement with the United…

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Cuba's Castro to travel to Mexico for state visit in November

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro will meet his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto during a three-day state visit early next month, Mexico's foreign ministry said on Thursday….

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Canadian miner Sherritt targets costs to fight weak nickel prices

By Nicole Mordant (Reuters) – Canadian miner Sherritt International Corp is planning deeper cost cuts at its two nickel mines as prices remain low for the metal used to make…

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Cuba releases artist who was considered a prisoner of conscience

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba released a graffiti artist known as "El Sexto," his sister said on Tuesday, ten months after he was jailed for "disrespect of the leaders of the…

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Cuba launches initiative to protect sharks

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba on Wednesday launched an initiative to protect sharks in some of the most pristine habitat for the predators whose populations have been in…

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Canada beats Cuba at volleyball's Continental Championship

The Canadian men's volleyball team has put itself in a strong place mentally ahead of the 2016 Olympic qualifier. Nick Hoag posted three aces in leading Canada to victory over…

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Canada's men's volleyball team beats Cuba to win NORCECA tournament

CORDOBA, Mexico – Canada's men's volleyball team is one step closer to the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Canadians won gold at the NORCECA men's continental championships with a victory over…

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Daughter of Scarborough man who died in Cuba questions resort's safety policies

The daughter of a Scarborough man who died at a Cuban resort says she wants to know why an ambulance crew left her father's body on the beach for four…

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