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    January 26, 2015

    It has been more than a month since Barack Obama announced his intention to normalise America's diplomatic relations and, where possible, use his executive authority to end the trade embargo on Havana.
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    January 15, 2015

    Despite stiff opposition from hardline critics in Congress, President Barack Obama has made good on his commitment to ease US economic sanctions against Cuba. On Thursday the Treasury and Commerce Departments issued sweeping new rules,...
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    January 6, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) - Driven by fear that their window is closing, the number of Cuban migrants attempting to reach the US illegally in rafts has surged since the two countries announced they would restore diplomatic...
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    January 6, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — Driven by fear that their window is closing, the number of Cuban migrants attempting to reach the US illegally in rafts has surged since the two countries announced they would restore diplomatic relations after 50...
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    January 5, 2015

    HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — US exports to Cuba hit one of their lowest points in a decade last year, a demonstration of the longstanding barriers to trade that will hamper President Barack Obama's recent move to expand ties, new figures...
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    January 3, 2015

    DEAR EDITOR, The year 2014 was quite an eventful year, both locally and internationally. The year ended with a decision by US President Barack Obama to normalise relations with Cuba which effectively brought to an end over five decades...
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    January 2, 2015

    WHY DO REGIONAL commentators fail to give the reason that “the Cuban-American lobby in the United States (which) is large, wealthy and well organised, has repeatedly articulated its preference for the...
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    January 2, 2015

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The Office of the President of Haiti has indicated that President Michel Martelly made a contribution to the normalization
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    January 1, 2015

    TODAY is the 56th anniversary of the overthrow of the Fulgencio Batista regime in Cuba by Fidel Castro and his militant supporters on January 1, 1959. It signalled the end of the tyrannical Batista dictatorship. It also signalled the...
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    December 31, 2014

    BARBADOS AND CUBA are seeking to deepen their collaboration in sports and culture.  The proposed approach was discussed during a courtesy call on Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley,...
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    December 31, 2014

    Dear Editor, May I wish all in the homeland the best in the New Year. May I share with your readers a compliment to the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Rashleigh Jackson’s  letter regarding the role of LFS Burnham and...
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    December 30, 2014

    Although a new era of relations between the United States and Cuba came as a surprise to many, President of the Guyana Cuba Solidarity Movement (GCSM) Haleem Khan said he always contemplated that good sense would have prevailed between...
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    December 29, 2014

    HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – A Cuban doctor who was cured of Ebola after contracting it in Sierra Leone said Monday he will go back to West Africa to fight the deadly virus.
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    December 29, 2014

    (CNS): Throughout 2014 over 90 people living in Cayman have contracted the mosquito transmitted chikungunya virus with most of them picking up the illness in regional countries. Public health officials said they received two further...
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    December 29, 2014

    The U.S re-establishes diplomatic relations with Cuba. The dramatic re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba represents a considerable victory of the Cuban people. It signifies the survival of the...
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    December 29, 2014

    WITH the best intentions on the part of the Cuban Government, the new relationship between the United States and Cuba -- welcome as it undoubtedly is -- will pose serious challenges for the 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom).
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    December 29, 2014

    WE all pity the people of Cuba who have lived under tyranny and deprivation most if not all their lives. The things we take for granted they can only dream of. Therefore, any help offered to them must be welcomed, provided it is offered...
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    December 29, 2014

    THE Senate has given its approval to efforts by the United States government to resume diplomatic relations with neighbouring Cuba.
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