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Russia to supply generators to Cuba

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Russia to supply generators to Cuba https://www.rt.com/business/319081-cuba-russia-power-plant/ 19 October 2015   The Russian government has ratified an agreement to provide generators at the Maximo Gomes and Este Habana power plants in Cuba.   According to the Russian government website, the Maximo Gomes power plant in Mariel municipality will be equipped with a 200 MW unit, […]

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Cuba wants more Russian business

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Cuba wants more Russian business November 3, 2015 https://www.rt.com/business/320600-cuba-russia-business-cooperation/   In a blast from the past of the cold war era, Moscow and Havana are renewing bilateral ties. But it’s business not politics that is the driving force this time around.   Cuba wants Russian business to help in the economic development of the island, […]

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U.S.-Cuba oil drill deals ahead? Maybe

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U.S.-Cuba oil drill deals ahead? Maybe Bill Loveless, Special for USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/2015/11/02/us-cuba-oil-drilling-deals-possible/75041764/ November 2, 2015 Given the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, can American companies participate in that country’s plans to resume drilling for offshore oil? That question came up frequently at a recent conference in Havana of U.S. and Cuban government and business […]

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Cuba’s Extra-Heavy Crude Awaits Technology and Investment

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Cuba’s Extra-Heavy Crude Awaits Technology and Investment By Ivet González http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/10/cubas-extra-heavy-crude-awaits-technology-and-investment/ CÁRDENAS, Cuba, Oct 27 2015 (IPS) – Cuba’s oil industry only exploits five percent of the petroleum found in onshore and offshore deposits due to a lack of foreign capital and technology to develop oilfields like Varadero 1000, the country’s biggest oil operation until […]

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U.S., Cuba near deal on restoring direct commercial flights

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U.S., Cuba near deal on restoring direct commercial flights BY Bradley Klapper, Associated Press December 15, 2015   WASHINGTON — The United States and Cuba are close to an agreement on restoring regularly scheduled, commercial flights between the countries, a senior American diplomat said Tuesday, as talks on the matter were ongoing.   Jeffrey DeLaurentis, […]

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Switzerland’s MSC to become first major cruise line in Cuba

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Switzerland’s MSC to become first major cruise line in Cuba By Jonathan Saul Dec 14 2015 – Reuters   MSC Cruises will this week become the first major liner to start operations in Cuba, part of its efforts to grow a global presence, the Swiss group’s chief executive said.   U.S. President Barack Obama and […]

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Cuba’s Emerging Tech Entrepreneurs Aim to Move Country Forward

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Cuba’s Emerging Tech Entrepreneurs Aim to Move Country Forward by Carmen Sesin http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/cubas-emerging-tech-entrepreneurs-aim-move-country-forward-n476126 December 8, 2015   Cuban tech entrepreneurs Ubaldo Huerta, Elio Hector Lopez, Hiram Centelles, Yodainer Gutierrez, Marta Deus and moderator Ted Henken gather at The LAB Miami for a discussion on emerging tech in Cuba on Monday, December 7, 2015.   MIAMI, […]

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In Talks Over Seized U.S. Property, Havana Counters With Own Claim

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In Talks Over Seized U.S. Property, Havana Counters With Own Claim By FRANCES ROBLES http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/14/world/americas/talks-begin-in-cuba-on-confiscated-us-property-worth-billions.html?_r=0 DEC. 13, 2015   MIAMI — Some of the thorniest conversations in the long road toward full relations between Cuba and the United States have only just begun in recent days: The two sides are sitting down for the first […]

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U.S., Cuba Begin Negotiating Billions Of Dollars In Financial Claims

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U.S., Cuba Begin Negotiating Billions Of Dollars In Financial Claims The U.S. and Cuba begin talks on one of the thorniest issues between them: financial claims dating back to the Cuban revolution. http://www.npr.org/2015/12/08/458959367/u-s-cuba-begin-negotiating-billions-of-dollars-in-financial-claims December 8, 2015   AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: We turn next to Havana. U.S. and Cuban negotiators have started what could be the […]

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