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Good Times for Cuban Tobacco

 05/30/2017 - 03:16
A worker at a tobacco factory in Havana, Cuba. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Cuba will close out this season's harvest of tobacco, one of its main export crops, with almost 30,000 tons of leaf and for the 2017-2018 season. Tobacco is the fourth-largest contributor to Cuba's GDP and employs more than 200,000 people.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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Spanish-Speaking Telecoms Meet in Miami to Discuss Challenges Ahead

 05/30/2017 - 02:40
The executive director of the Ibero-American Telecommunication Organization (OTI), Federico Gonzalez Luna, poses during an interview in Miami, Florida, USA, 29 May 2017. EFE / Ana Mengotti

The Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) on Monday started their closed-door meetings in Miami to discuss issues such as threats to freedom of expression, the US immigration policy and the regulation of online services like Netflix.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:30am
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Más de 2 millones de turistas americanos visitaran Cuba en 2025, según estudio

 05/11/2017 - 05:41
Turistas en La Bodeguita del Medio, La Habana, Cuba. Foto: Wikimedia

La relajación por parte del Gobierno de Estados Unidos de las restricciones para viajar a Cuba ha aumentado el número de viajeros estadounidenses, aunque las infraestructuras de la isla están todavía muy desfasadas. 

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 5:30am
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Civil organizations demonstrate to protest the start of NAFTA renegotiations, in the streets of Mexico City, Mexico, 16 August 2017. EPA/Jose Mendez
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While Mexican government negotiators fight to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of members of social and trade unions on Wednesday protested in Mexico City against the deal, claiming it marginalizes local farmers and hurts the country.