Cuba will allow independent filmmakers to legally produce their own movies as of August 23 this year.
Experts believe Trump’s latest sanctions on Iran will have little impact because Washington has not articulated a clear exit policy for Tehran following the US violation of the nuclear deal.
The US Department of State in its annual report faulted Saudi Arabia for rampant violations among foreign labourers and accused Cuba of trafficking through its programme of sending doctors overseas.
Sandor Gonzalez, 42, says there is no better place to sketch and paint than several metres below the surface of the sea, surrounded by iridescent Caribbean fish and fantastic coral forms.
The Trump administration banned group educational travel and cruise ship visits by Americans to Cuba to pressure the Caribbean island's government to stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The State Department said the United States will no longer permit visits to Cuba via passenger and recreational vessels, including cruise ships and yachts, as well as private and corporate aircraft.
The current standoff between the US and Iran represents the symbiosis of hard military assets and cyber escalation.
Commerce Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez says various forms of rationing would be employed in order to deal with shortages of staple foods.
EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says steps could include a WTO case on the issue or using a Blocking Statute, after the Trump administration lifted a ban on US citizens filing lawsuits against investors in Cuba.
US announced it will lift the suspension on lawsuits of Cuban entities for using properties confiscated after its 1959 revolution, further tightening a trade embargo on the country.
President Donald Trump's administration said it was restricting US travel and remittances to Cuba, undoing much of the thaw under former president Barack Obama.
The US is engaging in an "asphyxiating financial persecution that makes the import of goods and resources of primary necessity particularly difficult," says Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
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