The EU needs to drive for democracy in Cuba openly

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Cuba, human rights, News|

Agreements with governments that do not intend to respect the principles laid down in the texts are just cynical tools that undermine an international order built on trust, and the current Cuban government is a case in point, write Manuel Cuesta Morúa and Erik Jennische.

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Cubans fear return to 90s austerity amid cuts

By |september 13th, 2019|Cuba, Donald Trump, embargo, News, US sanctions, Venezuela|

Havana awoke Thursday (12 September) to long lines at gas stations and public transportation stops after President Miguel Díaz-Canel warned fellow Cubans to expect fuel shortages and blackouts that he blamed on US sanctions.

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EU stresses support for Cuba even as US hikes sanctions

By |september 10th, 2019|Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, Cuba, EU-Cuba relations, Federica Mogherini, News|

The European Union is committed to helping Cuba develop its economy, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday (10 September), during a three-day trip to Havana, even as the United States hikes sanctions on the Communist-run island.

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EU backs self-proclaimed president Guaido, says voice of Venezuelan people ‘cannot be ignored’

By |januar 24th, 2019|Brazil, Cuba, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Federica Mogherini, Jair Bolsonaro, Juan Guaido, News, Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela, Venezuelan Opposition|

The European Union said Wednesday (23 January) that the voice of the Venezuelan people "cannot be ignored" and called for "free and credible elections" after the South American country's parliament leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday (23 January).

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US discourages foreign companies from doing business in Cuba

By |januar 17th, 2019|Barack Obama, Cuba, Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, News, US sanctions, US-Cuba relations|

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned foreign businesses Wednesday (16 January) to steer clear of formerly private properties seized by Cuba -- and said he was considering allowing lawsuits over such assets in US courts.

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The double standards of EU’s dialogue with Cuba

By |november 26th, 2018|Cuba, democratic freedom, EU-Cuba, human rights, News|

By talking only to the Cuban government, and ignoring civil society groups, the EU is allowing the Cuban state to continue its programme of repressing democracy and human rights, write Ariadna Mena Rubio, Rosa Maria Payá and Erik Jennische.

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Spain’s premier breaks ice in Cuba after three decades

By |november 23rd, 2018|Cuba, Donald Trump, EU-Cuba, human rights, Miguel Díaz-Canel, News, Pablo Casado, Pedro Sanchez, US sanctions, US-Cuba relations|

Spanish premier Pedro Sánchez has embarked on the first official bilateral visit by a Spanish leader to Cuba in 32 years on 22-23 November, at a time when the Communist-run island is looking towards Europe as its ties with the United States fester.

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EU, Cuba build ties in face of US pressure

By |maj 16th, 2018|Climate Change, Cuba, democratisation, Donald Trump, EU-Cuba, human rights, News, Paris Agreement, Renewable Energy, Venezuela|

The EU and Cuba signed a renewable energy deal on Tuesday (15 May), a step towards normalising relations in defiance of Washington's continuing hardline stance on Havana.

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Landmark EU-Cuba deal to take effect from November

By |oktober 13th, 2017|Barack Obama, Cuba, Donald Trump, EU-Cuba, News, US-Cuba relations|

A landmark cooperation deal between the EU and Cuba will take effect on 1 November, Brussels said on Thursday (12 October), a major step towards normalising ties as tensions run high between Havana and the US.

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EU-Cuba relations enter new era

By |julij 7th, 2017|Cuba, EU Common Position on Cuba, EU-Cuba, Federica Mogherini, Fidel Castro, human rights, News|

The European Parliament on Wednesday (5 July) greenlit a new political dialogue and cooperation agreement between the EU and Cuba, marking the beginning of a new era of relations between Brussels and Havana. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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