A meeting of the foreign ministers of the Central American Integration System (SICA) plus Cuba, Mexico, Ecuador and Colombia unanimously rejected the US´s 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act and other related policies that encourage illegal departures of Cubans to the United States.
An article published on Granma newspaper on Friday, entitled "The Odyssey for the American Dream" addressed the situation of nearly 2000 Cubans left stranded in Costa Rica, which have raised concern of countries of the region, currently trying to come up with a solution to the case.
A majority of possible voters in the US states of Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Tennessee back the reestablishment of relations with Cuba, according to a survey that revealed large support to the lifting of US trade and travel restrictions on the island.
Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez extended sympathies to his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil for the 44 victims of a terrorist attack perpetrated in a southern neighborhood of Beirut.
Forty years after the beginning of Operation Carlota, the Cuban internationalist military mission in the People´s Republic of Angola back in the 1990s, both Angolans and Cubans treasure moving memories of that crucial chapter of their history.