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Opportunities for Jamaica in new US-Cuba policy

JAMAICA OBSERVER EDITORIAL, December 21, 2014 - HISTORY will absolve President Obama's decision to mend fences with Cuba and his view that the US embargo no longer has any constructive purpose. Jamaica, wisely, has long opposed the embargo and repeatedly called for the end to this policy.
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Raul Castro to attend Summit of the American in April

HAVANA, Cuba, December 20, 2014 - Cuban President Raul Castro announced on Saturday, that he will attend the Summit of the Americas to be held in Panama , in April, where he would have the opportunity to meet with United States President Barack Obama.

Washington Fines German Bank for Operations with Cuba

For the second time this year, Washington imposed a multi-million fine on a European bank under the extraterritorial economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba. This time, Germany´s Commerzbank will have to pay one billion dollars for maintaining financial operations with the island.

CARICOM welcomes US policy shift towards Cuba

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, DECEMBER 18, 2014 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it welcomes the thawing of relations between the United States and Cuba and the move towards the re-establishment of diplomatic ties.

Jamaica welcomes US policy shift towards Cuba

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the Government of Jamaica enthusiastically welcomes the joint announcement in Washington and Havana today of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Cuba, and she has congratulated United States President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro on the historic development and for their bold and visionary leadership on this matter.
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