A ruling this week by the US Supreme Court favored Cuba in a litigation underway for several years against an American company, which was illegally marketing Dominican cigars under the Cuban brand Cohiba.
Ecuador's Coordinating Minister of Knowledge and Human Talent, Guillaume Long, praised the Cuban education system and said that it is not copying it what Ecuador tries to do, but learning from its advantages.
Over 70 percent of Hispanics living in the United States favors the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba, according to a recent national survey by the Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
The general secretary of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), Ernesto Samper, said that the lifting of US sanctions on Cuba and the evacuation of the shutting down of the US naval based in the Cuban territory of Guantanamo are issues to consider for a normalization of relations between Washington and Havana.
During a hearing Tuesday morning in Washington, Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio who has described President Obama´s decision to move towards the normalization of relations with Cuba disgraceful, showed his the real face about the most recent statements by the island on the US funding of internal subversion.
US democratic representative for Minnesota, Betty McCollum, this week submitted draft legislation to eliminate the funding by the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) of US anti-Cuba radio and TV Marti transmissions.
Cuban foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policies, Federica Mogherini, met January 27 in San Jose, Costa Rica, where they are attending the 3rd Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC.