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Tag: Ricardo Alarcon

  • Monday, May 2nd 2022 - 07:48 UTC

    Former Cuban FM Ricardo Alarcón dead at age 84

    Alarcón chaired the National Assembly between 1993 and 2013

    Former Cuban Foreign Minister and Chairman of the Cuban National Assembly, Ricardo Alarcón died Saturday night in Havana, President Miguel Díaz-Canel announced Sunday. Alarcón was 84. He was a widower and is survived by a daughter and a grandson.

  • Saturday, January 24th 2015 - 05:50 UTC

    Cuba/US: catching a glimpse of the possible future

    The hostile policy first adopted by President Eisenhower (1953/61) was followed with only slight variations by Republican and Democratic administrations

    By Leonardo Padura Fuentes (*) - All Cubans, on either side of the Florida Straits, but also in places like Spain, France or Greenland – where there must be a couple of Cubans – as well felt it was a historic moment that included each and every one of us, when U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Dec. 17 the normalization of relations after half a century of hostility.