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January 30, 2017 4:12 PM Ambassador Quartey is new AU Vice Chair

Ambassador Kwesi Quartey, former Secretary to ex-President John Mahama, is to serve as Vice Chairperson of the AU Commission. In a twitter post, President Akufo-Addo wrote “Congratulations to Amb. Kwesi Quartey on being elected as the Vice Chair of the AU Commission. I wish you the very best in your new job”. Mr Quartey whose diplomatic career spans 2

January 30, 2017 3:42 PM Amb Quartey is new AU Commission Deputy Chair

Ambassador Kwesi Quartey, former Secretary to ex-President John Mahama, has been picked to serve as Deputy Chairperson of the AU Commission. Mr Quartey’s diplomatic career spans over 30 years of service in various capacities in Ghana’s embassies and high commissions in Cotonou, Cairo, Brussels, Havana, London, and the Ghana Permanent Mission to the United 2

January 30, 2017 3:26 PM AU Commission elects Ghanaian as Deputy Chairperson

Ghanaian, Ambassador Kwesi Quartey has been elected the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission. He was elected on Monday at the 28th Summit of Heads of State and Government at the African Union (AU) Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With over 35 years experience as a diplomatic career, Ambassador Quartey served in various capacities in Ghana’s 1

January 13, 2017 7:45 PM US policy change on Cuban migrants leaves many stranded

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It took three months for Gabriel Marin and his wife, Yansiel, to make it from their home in eastern Cuba to this migrant shelter in Panama's capital. The goal was the United States and now the door that spurred their odyssey has slammed shut. Hundreds of people like Marin were stranded in transit in South and Central America on Thursday 16

January 13, 2017 11:45 AM Havana hails end of 'wet foot, dry foot' immigration policy for Cubans

President Barack Obama speaks at the Grand Theater of Havana, Cuba, March 22, 2016. Photo Credit: AP HAVANA, Cuba - The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama's decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.S. soil, while ordinary citizens mourned the end of an easy pathway to a new life in the United States. Average Cubans 18

January 13, 2017 9:39 AM Havana Hails the End of Special U.S. Immigration Policy for Cubans

(HAVANA) — The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama’s decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.S. soil, while ordinary citizens mourned the end of an easy pathway to a new life in the United States. Average Cubans and opponents of the island’s communist leaders said they expected pressure for reform to increase 10

December 14, 2016 7:59 PM University of Florida News

Brian Gendreau, director of UF’s Latin American Business Environment program, speculates about the future of US-Cuba relations in the wake of Fidel Castro’s death and the dawning of the Trump administration. Before his death on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, Fidel Castro had made no secret about his reservations about the normalization of relations with the United 8

December 14, 2016 12:02 PM What Castro’s death and Trump’s election mean for Cuba’s economic awakening

Before his death on Nov. 25 at the age of 90, Fidel Castro had made no secret about his reservations about the normalization of relations with the United States and had insisted that the ideals of the Cuban Revolution would never be abandoned. So following his death it is natural to wonder if the economic reforms initiated by his brother, Raúl Castro 4

December 6, 2016 4:56 PM Following the ashes of Fidel Castro

In the Hero City of the Revolution, on the day of the dictator Castro’s funeral, Allen Abel finds Cubans yearning for freedom, but tied to the past A carriage containing Fidel Castro’s ashes drives down the street at Parque Cespedes in Santiago de Cuba. (Tomas Munita/The New York Times/Redux) The ashes of the 20th century were hauled in a toy-sized trailer 195 7

December 6, 2016 11:12 AM A necessary tribute to Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro’s death has sent a sharp pain and emptiness to the hearts of most humanists, pan africanists and lovers of progressive politics. Although he lived to a ripe age of 90 years after surviving more than six hundred assassination attempts and many forms of vilification, his departure is a big blow to the poor, oppressed and marginalised people 3