All posts tagged "cuba"

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    Korea Times Project, part 3b: US Embassy reopens in Cuba

    Hyundai cars, Samsung smartphones easily spotted on streets of Havana By Kim Sang-mok HAVANA, CUBA — The flag of the United States was raised today for the first time in 54 years at the embassy reopening in...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • The Korea Times' Kim Sang-mok -- the first reporter from a Korean American publication to visit the isolated country since the reopening of its doors in May -- in front of the soon-to-be-opened U.S. Embassy.
    Korea Times Project, part 3a: Reporting from Cuba

    In partnership with Bright Future Foundation to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Korean independence By Kim Sang-mok HAVANA, CUBA — For the first time in 54 years, the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, will open Friday at...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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    S. Korea establishes $67.9 million credit line with Cuba for future trading

    (Yonhap) — South Korea’s state-run trade insurer said Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to set up a formal credit line and payment guarantee arrangement with Cuba that will allow local companies to trade...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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    Russia plans joint military drills with N. Korea and Cuba

    By Brian Han Russia plans to commence joint military drills with the likes of North Korea and Cuba according to Russian armed forces Chief of Staff Valery Gerasimov. The statement was made public during a meeting on...

    • Posted February 2, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)
    White House: North Korea is different from Cuba

    (Yonhap) — The United States has no intention of seeking the kind of diplomatic engagement it pursued with Cuba in dealing with North Korea because Pyongyang has nuclear and missile programs, the White House said Thursday. “Our...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • Noh Kwang-il, spokesman for the foreign ministry (Yonhap)
    Seoul hails US-Cuba agreement to restore diplomatic ties

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea expressed hopes Thursday that an agreement between the United States and Cuba to restore their diplomatic ties could help create an atmosphere that leads to an improvement in Seoul-Havana relations. In a...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Alan Gross, waves as he and his wife Judy leave following his statement at his lawyer's office in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gross was released from Cuba after 5 years in a Cuban prison. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday and declared an end to America’s “outdated approach” to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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