Pentagon on Initial Preparations for Possible Attack to Syria

0 Washington, Aug 24. -Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, will give details in a meeting in the White House on the possible options for attacking Syria, using cruiser missiles. According to a new report quoted by CBS network, the Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a possible attack to Syria when President Barack Obama

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Cuba Reaffirms its Willingness to Activate Dialogue with the U.S.

0 Havana, Cuba, Sep 26.- The director of Department of North America from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX), Josefina Vidal, affirmed that Cuba is ready to activate respectful dialogues with the U.S., but without any conditioning from the White House, to sustain civilized relations. Vidal ratified the willingness of the Cuban government to initiate political dialogues with the

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USA Fines another Company for Links with Cuba

2 Washington, Aug 26. – The leading U.S. financial services firm J.P. Morgan Chase confirmed on Friday it will pay an $88.3 million USD fine for providing banking services to Cuba, Iran and Sudan, transactions banned by restrictions set by the White House. A note from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) stated that JPMorgan Chase processed 1,711

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U.S. Rep. Promotes Bill Restricting Cuban American Travel

1 Havana, Cuba, Aug 19.- In a new move to strengthen the U.S. blockade against Cuba, Rep. congressman David Rivera called for the Congress of that country to review the so-called Cuban Adjustment Act with the purpose of limiting Cuban American travel to the island. Rivera’s proposal seeks to preserve the original sense of the law, enforced since 1966, by

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Protests in the US against Banning of Trips to Cuba

0 Havana, Cuba, Aug 17.- Thousands of letters, e-mails and faxes are arriving to the White House, coming from organizations and Cubans living in the United States, requesting the cancellation of a proposal against trips to Cuba. The amendment presented by anti-Cuban congressman Mario Diaz-Balart to the Bill of Allocations of the House of Representatives, is condemned in letters, e-mails

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US Activists Mobilize against Restrictions on Cuba Travel

3 Washington, Aug 16. – Cubans resident in the United States and nongovernmental organizations have sent thousands of letters, faxes, and e-mails to the White House expressing opposition to a bill that would restore restrictions on travel to Cuba, according to news reports Tuesday.   Despite all the messages, an amendment to a House budget law sponsored by Florida Republican

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U.S. Begins Patrolling Mexican Border with Drones

1 Washington, Sep 1. -U.S. drones began patrolling the Mexican border today, in a measure by the White House responding to demands by the opposition, in combination with a migration reform process. The so-called drones are aircraft that are remote-controlled from land, and will begin operations on Wednesday from a military base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The secretary of the

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Judge Nixes Obama Decision on Deep-water Drilling

1 Washington, Jun 23. -Judge Martin Feldman ruled in favor of the oil companies that called for overturning a moratorium the White House imposed on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.   After the oil spill triggered by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, President Barack Obama imposed a six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling until security parameters were guaranteed. According

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