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U.S.-Cuba talks on human rights Tuesday in Washington: Havana

Havana - The United States and Cuba will hold talks on human rights, one of the most delicate issues pending in their historic rapprochement, on Tuesday in Washington, Havana said.The "bilateral dialogue on human rights...

Russia wants to be 'in step' with Cuba against U.S. embargo

Havana - Russia and Cuba worked on their joint strategy against the U.S. economic embargo on the communist island, during a visit by Moscow's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Russia wants to be 'in step' with Cuba on U.S. embargo

Havana - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visited Cuba on Tuesday, saying he was meeting officials there to develop a joint position on the U.S. embargo on the communist island.

EU foreign policy chief in Cuba to advance talks

Havana - The European Union's chief diplomat, Federica Mogherini, visited Cuba Tuesday to give impetus to negotiations on normalizing relations between Brussels and Havana.

EU foreign policy chief starts Cuba visit

Havana - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrived in Cuba for crucial talks aimed at normalizing ties between the European Union and the communist island state.

EU's Mogherini prepares for first Cuba visit

Havana - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini arrives in Cuba on Monday in a bid to spur delicately balanced talks aimed at normalizing ties with the communist island state.

Lengthy prison terms after Cuba cracks egg corruption case

Havana - A court in Cuba has condemned several government officials to prison terms of between five and 15 years for stealing and selling millions of eggs on the black market, state-run media reported on Friday.

Fidel Castro warns Venezuela is ready to confront U.S. on sanctions

Havana - Cuba's Fidel Castro warned Tuesday that Venezuela was prepared to confront U.S. "threats and impositions," and said Washington could no longer count on the Venezuelan military to do its bidding.

Pro-Venezuela protest to greet U.S. negotiator in Cuba

Havana - The U.S. negotiator for normal diplomatic ties with Cuba is due back in Havana on Sunday -- just as thousands rally to support close ally Venezuela in a mounting row with Washington.

EU's Mogherini to make first visit to Cuba to spur normalisation

Brussels - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is to visit Cuba later this month in a bid to spur talks aimed at normalising ties with the Communist-led island state, the first such trip by a top EU diplomat.

U.S., Cuba to meet again Monday in Havana on renewing ties

Washington - American and Cuban diplomats will meet early next week for a third round of historic talks on restoring diplomatic ties and reopening their embassies, US officials said Friday.

US, Cuba re-establish direct phone link: official

Havana - The United States and Cuba have re-established a direct telephone link, the Cuban state telecommunications company said Wednesday, in the latest step toward normalizing ties between the one-time Cold War foes.

Cuba throws weight behind Venezuela in row with US

Havana - Cuba rallied behind Venezuela on Tuesday, offering its closest ally "unconditional support" after US President Barack Obama authorized new sanctions against officials of the turbulent South American oil producer.

Colombia puts Chinese ship captain under house arrest

Estanzuela - A judge has ordered house arrest for the Chinese captain of a freighter Colombia stopped in port for carrying unregistered Cuba-bound weapons and materiel, a prosecutor said Sunday.

EU, Cuba in 'frank' talks to normalize relations

Havana - The European Union and Cuba held a third round of "frank" talks aimed at normalizing relations, as Havana and Washington work through their own historic rapprochement.

EU, Cuba resume talks to normalize relations

Havana - The European Union and Cuba resumed negotiations Wednesday in a third round of talks aimed at normalizing relations, as Havana and Washington work through their own historic rapprochement.

Hollande plans first ever visit by French president to Cuba

Paris - President Francois Holland will make the first ever visit by a French head of state to Cuba in May in the latest sign of a thaw between the isolated communist nation and Europe and the United States.

Fidel Castro meets spies freed by U.S.

Havana - Cuba's Fidel Castro met this weekend with the three intelligence agents freed by the United States as part of last December's historic rapprochement, state media said Monday.

Terror list potential hang-up to U.S. ties: Cuban diplomat

Havana - Cuba's removal from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism will be key to restoring formal diplomatic relations between the two nations, the lead Cuban negotiator said in remarks published Saturday.

US could reopen embassy in Cuba within weeks

Washington - The United States and Cuba said they made progress Friday in talks on restoring diplomatic ties and Washington could reopen its Havana embassy before a key April summit if differences are overcome.

U.S., Cuba resume normalization talks in Washington

Washington - U.S. and Cuban negotiators on Friday opened a second round of historic talks aimed at overcoming half a century of enmity and restoring full diplomatic ties.

Spain blasts ex-PM meeting with Castro in Cuba

Madrid - Spain's conservative government reacted angrily Thursday to a visit by former Socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero to Cuba and his meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro, calling it disloyal.

Kofi Annan in Cuba to boost Colombia-FARC peace talks

Havana - Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan arrived in Cuba on Thursday to prod negotiators from the Colombian government and leftist FARC guerrillas to clinch a dragging peace agreement.

Cuba, U.S. at odds on ending Havana's terror blacklist

Washington - Just two days ahead of a second round of talks on restoring diplomatic ties frozen for five decades, Cuba and the United States staked out competing demands to ensure progress.

Cuba's revolution generation: Few regrets

Havana - Communist Cuba's revolution has held sway for so long -- 56 years -- that those who remember no other system are nearing retirement age with a mixture of fond memories, and just a few regrets.

New aggressive strain of HIV identified in Cuba

A very agressive form of the HIV virus has been identified in Cuba, capable of turning into full-blown AIDS in less than three years. Doctors fear the disease can progress so quickly that treatment with drugs will be ineffective.

Colombia's FARC seeks reinvention as political party

Havana - Leftist FARC guerrillas on Saturday vowed to lay down their weapons and reinvent themselves as a political party, if the Colombian government follows through with the reforms under discussion in peace talks.

Fidel Castro seen in photos for first time in months

Havana - Cuba's retired leader Fidel Castro has been seen in photographs for the first time in five months, meeting with a student leader in an apparent bid to scotch rumors about his health.

Cuba publishes photos of Fidel Castro to quiet rumors of poor health

Havana - Cuban state media released the first photographs of former president Fidel Castro in nearly six months in a bid to quiet rumors that his health is failing.

'Peace between us,' Raul Castro says of U.S. ties

- Cuban President Raul Castro gave an endorsement to peace between the United States and his communist country, with the two nations in talks to restore ties after decades of animosity.
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