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Dmitry Chernyshenko met with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel News

The Eastern Herald 19 May 2023
The Deputy Prime Minister added that Russia is ready to offer comprehensive solutions in the field of digitalization, to share best practices in the use of modern technologies in construction, to work on joint projects in the energy, including the location of Russian production in Cuba.

Dmitry Chernyshenko: We hope that in the near future it will be possible to pay ...

The Eastern Herald 18 May 2023
The format of the work of Russian banks in Cuba is being coordinated, we are moving to project settlements in rubles ... The Deputy Prime Minister recalled that in 2023, year-round tourist programs in Cuba were launched for the first time ... “Cuba is our key partner and a reliable ally in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

More than 160 companies take part in the Cuba-Russia Business Dialogue forum in Havana – ...

The Eastern Herald 18 May 2023
Special conditions in Cuba are granted specifically to Russian entrepreneurs ... Within the framework of the visit of the Vice President of the Russian Government to Cuba, the signing of bilateral agreements in the field of trade, industry, energy, agriculture, construction and education, a meeting with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel is scheduled.

McGovern faces pushback from activists on Cuba, Venezuela sanctions

The Recorder 16 May 2023
NORTHAMPTON — Local activists for Cuba and Venezuela are calling on U.S ...People in Cuba … cannot get food, they cannot get medicine, they cannot get the fuel and energy they need to sustain themselves,” said Eli Smith, a member of the Anti-Imperialist Action Committee, which held a rally outside McGovern’s Northampton office on May 5.

Use of air conditioners should be banned in government sector

The Cleveland American 09 May 2023
Cuba’s energy crisis is felt increasingly by all sectors of society ... The Provincial Energy Board issued the penalty ... The Provincial Energy Council took action on the matter and did not wait another day to “mandate” the consumption limit ... central province of Cuba.

May Day in Havana: International solidarity to resist the U.S. blockade

Alternet 07 May 2023
This year’s May Day celebration in Cuba was interrupted by severe storms that knocked out electricity in much of the country ... Such a disaster would badly affect any country, but for Cuba, the blockade had already made it extraordinarily hard to meet its energy needs.

Endless waiting lists to buy fuel in Havana

The Cleveland American 06 May 2023
Between prelists and catalogs, Habanero spends these days in a frenzy buying much-needed fuel. All this, in the midst of Cuba’s current energy crisis ... But what is this new obstacle in today’s Cuban reality?. As reported right here in Directory Cubano, the capital’s government has taken steps to curb endless queues at gas stations ... .

'Infernal': Fuel crisis driving Cubans round the bend

Jamaica Observer 04 May 2023
HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The streets of Havana are quieter than usual — many of the rattling old cars the city is known for stand idle amid Cuba's worst fuel shortage in years ... Countries that supply Cuba with fuel have had to cut back due to a "complex energy situation" globally, he said.

King dollar is dead, long live King Yuan

Press TV 03 May 2023
Oh, well, this is why it's quite important that, first of all let me say that BRICS is one of these institutions launching it but you are correct, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, they are also dealing with economic competencies, developing their own development bank's, energy cooperation, but also having initiatives for de-dollarization.

Fuel crisis hitting Cubans hard

Taipei Times 26 Apr 2023
Countries that supply Cuba with fuel have had to cut back due to a “complex energy situation” globally, he said ... “The problem is that Cuba does not have money, cannot pay cash for oil,” said Jorge Pinon, a senior research fellow the University of TexasEnergy Institute.

Cuba slowly grinding to a halt as fuel crisis deepens

La Prensa Latina 26 Apr 2023
President Miguel Diaz-Canel said that the problem is due to the failure of Cuba’s main fuel suppliers, Venezuela and Russia, to meet their commitments to the island as they contend with a “difficult energy situation.”. Cuba imports almost all of its petroleum and uses most of it to generate electricity.

Cuba fuel shortages prompt rationing, event cancellations

Chatanooga Times Free Press 26 Apr 2023
Experts say the lack of gasoline and diesel is not due to a lack of crude oil — Cuba produces about half of what it needs and buys the rest from other countries - but to the difficulties refining it. “There is no lack of crude oil in Cuba,” said Jorge Piñón, senior research fellow at the University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute.

Fuel shortages prompt rationing, event cancellations in Cuba

East Bay Times 26 Apr 2023
There is no lack of crude oil in Cuba,” said Jorge Piñón, senior research fellow at the University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute. He said Venezuela is selling Cuba a similar amount of crude or even slightly more than it did last year. Cuba has also ...

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