Showing posts with label embargo. Show all posts
Showing posts with label embargo. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cuba sees 74 pct jump in US visitors in 2016

In 2016, 74 percent more US citizens took advantage of improved bilateral ties to visit Cuba, compared to the year before, the Cuban government announced on Wednesday.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

US abstention on Cuba embargo vote at UN marks turning point: Cuban expert

The United States broke a 24-year voting streak at the United Nations on Wednesday, by abstaining from instead of voting against a resolution calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mexican Senate Supports Lifting Blockade Against Cuba

The senate of Mexico supported on Wednesday lifting the economic blockade against Cuba, President of the Board of the Mexican Senate Pablo Escudero Morales said.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

EU states sell arms to Egypt despite embargo: Amnesty

Almost half of the European Union member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Egypt, risking complicity in a wave of unlawful killings, enforced disappearances and torture, according to Amnesty International.

Monday, May 2, 2016

A dozen Cuban-Americans travel on 1st U.S. cruise ship to Cuba in 50 years

Top officials with Carnival Cruise Line said Sunday that up to a dozen of the more than 700 passengers who will depart this afternoon on the Adonia, the first U.S. cruise vessel to sail to Cuba in 50 years, are Cubans or Cuban-Americans.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

US authorizes up to 110 daily flights to Cuba

The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement Tuesday authorizing up to 110 daily US commercial flights to Havana and nine other destinations in the communist island, restoring regular air travel for the first time in more than 50 years.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Cuba's Castro pays historic visit to France

Cuban President Raul Castro on Monday paid a historic state visit to France, the first ever by a Cuban leader in two decades, with a view to reinforce bilateral ties, increase trade links, and discuss debt relief.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Regular flights to resume between US and Cuba

The United States announced Thursday the resumption of regular flights to and from Cuba, the latest step in a historic thaw in relations.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015

US and Cuba spar over human rights after flag ceremony

US Secretary of State John Kerry declared a new era in relations with Cuba as the Stars and Stripes flag was raised on the island, but stark differences remain between the two countries over issues such as democracy and human rights.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.