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Jamaica Gleaner

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Russia and Cuba vow to expand their strategic ties
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US slaps 'tough' sanctions on Venezuela, targets gold sector: Bolton
Jamaica Observer

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UN rejects US bid to criticise Cuba and calls for end to embargo
Jamaica Observer

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Nations stand with Cuba, as US demands individual votes on embargo
Jamaica Gleaner

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Ecuador ready for trade with Jamaica
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Disaster recovery in the neighbourhood
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Bitter taste for Cuba as it imports sugar for the first time
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Sugar: It's so quintessentially Cuban that even a young, machete-wielding Fidel Castro used to hack away at the cane stalks vital to the Caribbean island's economy.Now, the long-time world leader...

TechAwards Profile: 2008 Winner QuoVadis
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[The third profile in a series by the TechAwards Committee highlighting past winners] In 2008, QuoVadis won the TechAward for International Markets. Since then it has since come full circle. Founded in 1999, QuoVadis was...

American Airlines boosts profile in Cuba
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — American Airlines announced Monday that it would offer more daily flights to Cuba by 2019, despite US restrictions on Americans travelling to that country.

Walter Molano | The NINTENDO phenomena
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Cuban president marks change of style with first tweet
Jamaica Observer

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Cuban constitutional reform spawns unusual public debate
Jamaica Gleaner

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Cuba and Namibia to strengthen relations at UN
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – The presidents of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, Hage Geingob, have agreed to strengthen their relationship as part of their broad bilateral agenda at the United Nations.

Women seek bartending jobs in Cuba as tourism industry grows
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — For years, Barbara Betancourt has left her two teenage daughters at home and put on black pants and a white shirt to go to the bar.Elegant and charismatic, she is the face of an increasingly...

Cubans getting early taste of mobile Internet in system test
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — One of the world's least-wired countries was a little more connected on Wednesday.The state telecommunications company of Cuba launched the second, and most extensive, of two test runs of a mobile...

Cuba signals willingness to open railway operation to foreigners
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuba has signalled its willingness to open up the operation of its extensive state railway system to foreign companies in a decree published Wednesday as part of a spate of economic reforms.The...

Cubans get early taste of mobile Internet in system test
Jamaica Gleaner

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Jamaica Gleaner

Cubans get early taste of mobile Internet in system testOne of the world's least-wired countries was a little more connected on Wednesday.The state telecommunications company of Cuba launched the second, and most...

Investor Sues Esports Gambling Startup Unikrn
Bernews

Esports gambling startup Unikrn is being sued by one of its investors, according to a report from ESPN, which states the complainant filed suit “against Unikrn, a Bermuda-registered subsidiary of the company and its...

Minister: $122m spent to import chickens in 2017
Trinidad Guardian

As the Nutrimix Group of Companies begins construction of its Next Generation Hatchery, Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is hopeful that it will help to reduce the millions of dollars spent annually on...

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