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Havana, Cuba.-A round of political talks between Cuba and the European Union (EU) - that will mark the beginning of other meetings that could conclude by the end of the year- will start in June, with the purpose of strengthening relations between the two parties.
This was announced by the head of European diplomacy, Federica Mogherini, at a press conference after the meeting she held in Brussels with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez as part of the process to reach an agreement of political dialogue and cooperation with the regional bloc, the Granma newspaper reported. Mogherini also announced that it was agreed "to establish a structured dialogue on human rights," the first session of which could also take place in June in Brussels.
Havana, Cuba.-Pope Francis' Visit to Cuba ConfirmedHAVANA, Cuba, Apr 23 (acn) The Vatican's spokesman, Federico Lombardi, announced on Wednesday that Pope Francis will visit Cuba before starting a tour of the United States that will take him Washington, New York and Philadelphia, the Granma newspaper reported.
"I can confirm that Holy Father Francis, having received and accepted the invitation by the civil authorities and the bishops of Cuba, has decided to visit that island before arriving in the United States for the trip announced a long time ago," reads the communique by Lombardi.
Havana, Cuba.-Academicians of Latin America and the United States will attend the 1st International Seminar of Opportunities and Challenges for the Economic Development of Latin America and Cuba, to be held on April 28 and 29 in this capital, organized by the University of Havana (UH).
Speakers from organizations like the World Bank, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF), co-sponsor of the meeting, will focus on ways for the international integration of the region that are more in keeping with their objectives for development.