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Santo Domingo.- In a secret task never officially revealed, former Dominican Republic president Leonel Fernandez mediated in 2010 in what marked the start of the thaw between Cuba and the United States, at president...

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    December 20, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) – Protesters waving flags and chanting “Obama, traitor!” are gathering for a demonstration against the president's plan to normalise relations with the Castro government. A Cuban opposition...
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    December 20, 2014

    Santo Domingo.- In a secret task never officially revealed, former Dominican Republic president Leonel Fernandez mediated in 2010 in what marked the start of the thaw between Cuba and the United States, at president Barack Obama’s...
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    December 20, 2014

    LOCAL LAWMAKERS have hailed the move by the United States (US) government to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba as a vindication of Jamaica's foreign policy.However, for Senator A.J.
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    December 19, 2014

    HAVANA (AP) — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.
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    December 19, 2014

    Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) leader David Abdulah said the announcements by US President Barack Obama and Cuba President Raul Castro were welcomed because the isolation of Cuba by the US was anachronistic, apart from being...
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    December 19, 2014

    THE CONGRESS OF Trade Unions and Staff Associations pf Barbados (CTUSAB) has welcomed the announcement by American President Barack Obama about the establishment of the diplomatic ties with Cuba after...
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    December 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after reopening diplomatic relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn't expect the effort to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the US economic embargo or the...
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    December 19, 2014

    (Reuters) - Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States.
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    December 19, 2014

    HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – Cuban President Raul Castro chaired the twice-yearly meeting of parliament Friday in a session likely focused on the communist island's historic renewal of relations with the United States.
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    December 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) -- The White House raised the possibility yesterday of a visit to Washington by Cuba's President Raul Castro.
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    December 19, 2014

    Reuters) - Stunned Cubans celebrated an apparent end to decades of conflict with the United States on Wednesday after both governments said they would restore diplomatic relations cut off in 1961.
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    December 19, 2014

    (CNS): There were no statements on Thursday from the premier regarding his own internal government relationships as the ‘Ozzigate’ issue rolled on, but Alden McLaughlin did find time to congratulate President Barack Obama for...
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    December 19, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - For the first time in four years, Haitian students will return to school on time, Monday September 8. The effort to maintain 200 school days per year, as in neighboring Dominican Republic and Cuba,...
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    December 19, 2014

    The United States Embassy in Kingston yesterday indicated that, with the historic announcement by US President Barack Obama out of the way, all is now clear for Roberta Jacobson, assistant secretary of state for western hemisphere...
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    December 19, 2014

    The forging of diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba is set to create new frontiers and strengthen old ones in areas of tourism, education, health, science and technology as well as trade.
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    December 19, 2014

    NOT SINCE Richard Nixon's trip to China in '72 - the declaration of wars by the two Bushes and Nixon's withdrawal from Vietnam notwithstanding - has an American president made so dramatic a foreign policy move than Barack Obama's...
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    December 19, 2014

    Do not expect any earth-shaking policy to the Caribbean and specifically towards Cuba, under the Obama administration. Obama has been a major disappointment – he talks the talk but has never walked the walk. A few years ago he came...
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    December 19, 2014

    MINISTER of Trade and Industry Vasant Bharath yesterday indicated that State-owned Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) could begin direct flights to Cuba in light of the thawing of relations between that country and the US, announced on...
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