A man stands near the national flags of the U.S. and Cuba (R) on the balcony of a hotel being used by the first U.S. congressional delegation to Cuba since the change of policy announced by U.S. President Barack Obama on December 17, in Havana, January 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer 0

U.S. Drops Cuba From List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

05/29/2015 11:33 AM

The United States formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Friday, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties but one that

U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami, Florida May 28, 2015. Giving Obama the tour is Father Juan Rumin Dominguez (L).  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque 0

Obama In Surprise Visit To Cuban Community Church in Miami

05/28/2015 7:35 PM Updated: 18 hours ago

(AFP). President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit Thursday to a Miami religious shrine popular with Cuban exiles, amid moves by Washington and Havana to normalize

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US lawmakers in Havana Hopeful on Lifting Cuba Sanctions

05/28/2015 8:24 AM Updated: 1 day ago

(AFP). As Cuba and the United States work on thawing ties, a group of US lawmakers voiced optimism in Havana Wednesday that the US economic embargo against

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U.S. Embassy in Cuba Likely to Operate in Restrictive Environment

05/20/2015 7:39 PM Updated: 1 week ago

(Reuters). A new U.S. embassy in Havana is likely to operate with controls on staff travel and other restrictions similar to those on American diplomats in

Cuba's president Raul Castro talks to the media next to Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (L) during the departure of French President Francois Hollande at Jose Marti airport in Havana May 12, 2015. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa 0

U.S. Signals it Could Change Pro-democracy Programs in Cuba

05/19/2015 7:15 PM Updated: 1 week ago

(Reuters). A top U.S. official said on Tuesday that Washington could change pro-democracy programs in Cuba that Havana objects to, possibly removing one of the biggest

Deputy Director of the North American Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) Gustavo Machin talks to the media during negotiations to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba in Havana January 21, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini 0

Cuba says Conditions ‘Favorable’ For Restoring Ties With U.S

05/18/2015 7:59 PM Updated: 1 week ago

(Reuters). Conditions are favorable for restoring diplomatic relations with the United States, Cuba said on Monday ahead of upcoming talks in Washington. The two longtime adversaries

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Cuba’s Elian Gonzalez, Now Grown Up, Hopes to Return to US

05/18/2015 12:31 PM Updated: 1 week ago

(AFP). Elian Gonzalez, who as a child was at the center of a bitter international custody battle between his Cuban father and his Miami relatives, now

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US, Cuba To Meet in Coming Weeks On Reopening Embassies

05/14/2015 8:13 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

(AFP). The United States and Cuba will hold a new meeting in coming weeks in Washington on reopening embassies, the latest step in their historic rapprochement,

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Cuba, US Can Exchange Envoys Once Havana Off Terror List

05/12/2015 8:36 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

(AFP). Cuba and the United States will exchange ambassadors once the island is removed from the US blacklist of state terrorism sponsors, President Raul Castro said

French President Francois Hollande talks to Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra at Havana's Jose Marti airport 0

France’s Hollande Arrives in Cuba On Historic Visit

05/11/2015 8:16 AM Updated: 2 weeks ago

(AFP).  Francois Hollande arrived in Havana Sunday, the first French president to visit Cuba in more than a century, cementing Paris’s lead in the EU rapprochement

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US Experts Size Up Cuba’s Untapped Oil Wealth

05/07/2015 10:17 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

(AFP). US experts were briefed by Cuban authorities for the first time on technical details of a possible partnership to tap Cuba’s deep-sea oil wealth, in

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Cuban Leader Raul Castro to Visit Pope Sunday

05/05/2015 8:47 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

(AFP). Pope Francis will meet with Cuban President Raul Castro at the Vatican on Sunday, Holy See spokesman Federico Lombardi announced. “Raul Castro will be received

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Obama Administration Approves Cuba Ferry Service Licenses

05/05/2015 8:29 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

(Reuters). The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday approved licenses for passenger ferry service between the United States and Cuba, a Treasury Department official told Reuters. One

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Fidel Castro Meets Japanese Foreign Minister in Havana

05/03/2015 9:04 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

(AFP). Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro has met with Japan’s foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, local media reported. Kishida, who on Sunday wrapped up the first visit

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Pope To Visit Cuba Enroute To U.S., Capping Diplomatic Role

04/22/2015 10:10 AM

(Reuters). Pope Francis will visit Cuba en route to the United States in September, the Vatican said on Wednesday, capping his success in bringing the former

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Pope Considering Visiting Cuba in September

04/17/2015 9:48 AM Updated: 1 month ago

(AFP). Pope Francis is considering a visit to Cuba in September as part of a trip that will also take him to the United States, the

Barack Obama and Raul Castro shake hands as Ban Ki-moon looks on, before the inauguration of the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama City 0

Obama to Remove Cuba from State Sponsors of Terror List

04/14/2015 3:11 PM Updated: 1 month ago

(AFP). US President Barack Obama has agreed to take Cuba off a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said Tuesday, a key step toward

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Obama Meets Cuba’s Raul Castro On Sidelines of Panama Summit

04/11/2015 8:56 PM

(Reuters) .U.S. President Barack Obama met Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday in the highest-level talks between the two countries in nearly 60 years, and the

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Obama: No Decision Yet on Removing Cuba from Terror Sponsor List

04/09/2015 2:11 PM Updated: 1 month ago

(Reuters). President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the U.S. State Department had completed its review of whether to remove Cuba from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism but

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Poll: Most Americans Support Renewed Ties with Cuba

04/08/2015 4:17 PM Updated: 1 month ago

(AFP). A majority of Americans support the restoration of US diplomatic relations with Cuba as well as sanctions on Venezuelan officials, according to a poll released

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