Tag Archives: Havana

12Dec/16

Google signs internet deal with Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly

Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users in the country quicker access to its branded content.
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26Nov/16

Fidel Castro, lion of the 20th century, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, the son of a wealthy landowner, turned his back on a life of privilege to lead the Cuban revolution and earn a place in history that was glorious to some, notorious to others, but finally the product of prodigious talents and boundless ego.

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17Sep/16

Millennials lead private media opening in Cuba

Cuba’s state media monopoly is under assault as web-based news outlets challenge official news on the island nation.

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06Sep/16

Cuba government filtering mobile text messages, dissidents say

Cuban government is filtering text messages for key words such as democracy and human rights and then blocking them, renowned Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez charged at the weekend, an accusation confirmed by Reuters on Monday.

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25Aug/16

Colombian govt and FARC reach deal to end five decades long civil war

Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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20Sep/15

Fidel Castro meets with Pope Francis

Pope Francis meets with Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro as the Caribbean nation and the United States enter a new era of closer ties.

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20Sep/15

Pope celebrates Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square

Pope Francis uses his Mass at Havana’s Revolution Square to call followers to serve the “most vulnerable” in a homily that Cuba’s government supporters and ardent critics could claim as their own.

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20Jul/15

Cuban flag raised at embassy in Washington

(REUTERS) – The Cuban flag was raised at Havana’s embassy in Washington, DC, at 10:30 a.m. (1430 GMT) for the first time in 54 years on Monday (July 20).
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