Cuba and the United States will Talk Health and Law Enforcement.

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Cuba and the United States will Talk Health and Law Enforcement

Havana, Cuba, May 23.- Cuba and the United States will soon continue bilateral talks at a technical level particularly on health and law enforcement, Foreign Ministry official Josefina Vidal announced in Washington at the end of the third round of negotiations to reestablish diplomatic relations. Continue reading

Medical researcher from Wilkes-Barre: Sharing info with Cuba can save lives.

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Medical researcher from Wilkes-Barre: Sharing info with Cuba can save lives

5-25-15  by Geraldine  Gibbons

Nichol Holodick, right, discusses her work with her mentor, Dr. Thomas Rothstein.

Submitted Photo Nichol Holodick, right, discusses her work with her mentor, Dr. Thomas Rothstein.

To Nichol Holodick, the opportunity to share information globally means more than just higher quality communication, it’s an opportunity to save lives.

Holodick, a medical researcher, recently travelled to Cuba where, because of a U.S. trade embargo, medical professionals have been denied access to U.S. medical information and supplies. Nonetheless, the small impoverished nation off Florida’s southernmost point has built a quality public healthcare system. Continue reading

Tom Wilner: Obama has presidential authority to return Guantanamo to Cuba.

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Tom Wilner: Obama has presidential authority to return Guantanamo to Cuba

May 26, 2015 | Comment

 5-25-15 | Cuba Headlines

Thomas B. Wilner is one of the most famous lawyers in Washington and probably the only one who has won a couple of times a case in the Supreme Court of the United States.

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High-ranking Communist Party officials meet in China.

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High-ranking Communist Party officials meet in China

High-ranking Communist Party officials meet in China
A delegation of the Cuban Communist Party led by Salvador Valdés Mesa, a member of the Political Bureau of the Cuban Communist Party, met today (May 26) in Beijing with Liu Yunshan, one of the seven members of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, Xinhua reported.

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Conexion Miami/ Clinton and Obama in Florida this week.

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Conexion Miami/ Clinton and Obama in Florida this week

Conexion Miami/ Clinton and Obama in Florida this week
Hillary Clinton and President Obama will be in Florida this week. Obama holds two Miami fundraisers Wednesday and makes a public appearance at the National Hurricane Center on Thursday. Hillary Clinton on Thursday and Friday plans four Florida fundraisers from Orlando, Parkland and Miami. Speaking of Hillary, a New York Times article explained why a Marco Rubio candidacy scares the Clinton team. “Democrats express concerns not only about whether Mr. Rubio, 43, … will win over Hispanic voters. … They also worry that he would offer a sharp generational contrast to Mrs. Clinton … who will turn 69 before the election.”

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Israeli jets strike Gaza ‘terror infrastructure’ after rocket attack.

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Israeli jets strike Gaza ‘terror infrastructure’ after rocket attack

Published time: May 27, 2015 01:48
Edited time: May 27, 2015 02:36

Reuters/Baz Ratner

Reuters/Baz Ratner

 The Israeli military has launched airstrikes on what it called the “terror infrastructure” in Gaza, following an earlier rocket attack on Israeli territory which the IDF blames on Hamas.

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Nuclear Iran 1,000 times more dangerous than ISIS – Netanyahu.

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Nuclear Iran 1,000 times more dangerous than ISIS – Netanyahu

Published time: May 27, 2015 05:07

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Reuters/Ronen Zvulun)

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Reuters/Ronen Zvulun)

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has once again beaten the drums of potential danger stemming from the nuclear deal with Iran, claiming that a nuclear-armed Iran is a “thousand times” more dangerous and destructive than ISIS. Continue reading

The fall of Palmyra upsets geopolitical balance in the Levant.

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The fall of Palmyra upsets geopolitical balance in the Levant

The situation has considerably worsened in the Levant since the Islamic Emirate cut the ancient « Silk Road », the route which links Iran to the Mediterranean. There remain only two possible options : either via Deir ez-Zor and Aleppo, or else via Palmyra and Damascus. The first route has been disabled since the beginning of 2013, the second has just been cut. The fall of Palmyra will therefore have considerable consequences for the balance of the whole region.

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Cuba and the US, progress amid differences.

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Cuba and the US, progress amid differences

 

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Marked by deep differences and more than half a century of estrangement, Cuba and the United States are moving towards the resumption of diplomatic relations and cooperation on issues of common interest.

The announcement of the Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama, on 17 December, to work according to the bilateral approach opened a new era between the two countries, waiting step to reach the normalization of ties. Continue reading

Eastern Air Lines and HavanaAir Charters to provide daily air service to Cuba.

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Eastern Air Lines and HavanaAir Charters to provide daily air service to Cuba

5-23-15 |e TN Global Travel Industry News

MIAMI, FL – Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc and HavanaAir Charters, LLC, have signed today an agreement, to support HavanaAir’s charter operations to Cuba. HavanaAir is the largest provider of passenger traffic to the island, currently operating 65 flights a month to Havana from Miami with additional service to Santa Clara and Camaguey. The partnership will eventually include additional approved US gateway cities.

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