Tag Archives: Cuba

U.S., Cuba to hold talks on normalizing airline service: U.S. official

By Jeffrey Dastin & Arshad Mohammed NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & Cuba plan to hold talks in Havana next week on normalizing airline service, a U.S. official…

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Obama, Raul Castro discuss efforts to normalize ties ahead of pope's visit to US and Cuba

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama & Cuban President Raul Castro have spoken by phone approximately progress normalizing relations between their countries. The rare phone call comes ahead of Pope Francis'…

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Pope's U.S. visit to focus on use of power and needs of the poor

By Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pope Francis was to due to arrive in the United States on Tuesday bearing a message that the power & wealth that Washington symbolizes…

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Pope tells U.S. and Cuba to push detente further

By Andrew Cawthorne & Philip Pullella HAVANA (Reuters) – Pope Francis exhorted Cuba & the United States on Saturday to set an example for the world by deepening the recent…

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Pope's hat blows away as he arrives in Cuba

Pope Francis has been greeted by hundreds of well-wishers in Havana, as he begins a historic visit to Cuba & the United States. The Pontiff’s trip comes after he served…

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Pope in Cuba begs Colombia, rebels to end conflict, says they cannot allow peace talks to fail

HAVANA – Pope Francis begged the Colombian government & rebels on Sunday to end South America's longest-running conflict, saying they simply had no right to let ongoing peace talks fail….

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US Makes It Easier to do Business, Travel to Cuba

The Obama administration is out with huge changes to U.S./Cuba business operations. Starting Monday, American companies are not only allowed to establish a physical presence in Cuba & hire Cuban…

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Sprint says to expand roaming to Cuba

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Sprint Corp <S.N> said it plans to expand roaming to Cuba yet did not offer a set time frame or any additional details. A company spokeswoman…

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Verizon first to offer cellphone roaming in Cuba

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc announced on Thursday it would become the first U.S. company to offer roaming wireless service in Cuba next week. The announcement by the…

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White House preparing new rules to weaken Cuba embargo: sources

By Marc Frank & Patricia Zengerle HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is drafting sweeping regulations to further weaken the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba that would ease restrictions on…

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