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International, Politics

Trudeau embarks on Latin America tour with first stop in Cuba

Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in Cuba today for the first official visit by a Canadian prime minister in almost two decades. It is the first stop in Trudeau’s week-long trip aimed at boosting Canadian trade, investment and engagement in the »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Cuba struggles to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew

While much of the world attention in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has been focused on the deadly path it cut in Haiti, authorities in neighbouring Cuba, which was also walloped by the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean in »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Haiti, Cuba and Jamaica brace for Hurricane Matthew

As Hurricane Matthew churned its way through the Caribbean and barreled toward Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba on Monday, governments and aid groups raced against time to try to soften its potentially catastrophic blow. The Category 4 storm, packing sustained winds of up to 220 »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

A complicated relationship, Canada and Cuba

Even though Canada never broke off relations with Cuba after the revolution, the present government of Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has not been energetic in bringing the two closer, despite the political and commercial contacts that exist, and the »

International, Politics

U.S. and Cuba, a reaction from Canada’s PM, and a look back at Canada and Cuba relations

The announcement of a change of relations between the United States and Cuba, made simultaneously in the U.S. by President Barack Obama and in Cuba by President Raul Castro, was met with both support and criticism. In Canada, Prime Minsiter »