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on January 29, 2015 in World News

Cuba demands return of Guantanamo Bay, compensation by U.S. before relations can resume

Cuba demands return of Guantanamo Bay, compensation by U.S. before relations can resume uban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations. Castro told a summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States that Cuba and the U.S. are working toward full diplomatic relations but “if these problems aren’t resolved, this diplomatic rapprochement wouldn’t make any sense.” Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Dec. 17 that they… View Article

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