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Biden to meet Mexican president after summit snub, official says

The Hill 28 Jun 2022
The meeting will come a month after López Obrador’s snub of the U.S.-led Summit of the Americas; the Mexican president pulled out of the event after the U.S.’s refusal to invite the leaders of Cuba and Nicaragua and representatives of the Maduro government in Venezuela.
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Roundup: Cuban economy sees rising tensions in 2022's 1st half

Xinhua 27 Jun 2022
Currently, the island is facing a power crisis due to a fall in generation, which has led to the implementation of an energy-saving program in the state sector. On the other hand, Cuba has attracted over 550,000 international tourists, largely from Canada, in 2022.
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Cuba secures support from France to roll out more renewables

Renewables Now 23 Jun 2022
Cuba’s minister of energy and mining Livan Arronte and the French Ambassador to Cuba, Patrice Paoli, on Wednesday signed a letter of intent with the goal to accelerate the development of renewable energy on the island ... In a statement to Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, the energy ...
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No petrol, no cars: Cubans turn to electric transport

Urdu Point 22 Jun 2022
"Cuba is a museum on wheels," said Gonzalez of the abundance of decades-old gas guzzlers ... Ramses Calzadilla, director of strategy at Cuba's energy ministry, said he was confident that electricity generation would be restored to full capacity shortly and insisted the situation did not threaten the burgeoning electric vehicle sector.
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No petrol, no cars: Cubans switch to electric vehicles

Manila Standard 22 Jun 2022
SANTA CLARA, CubaThere is a new sight on the streets of Havana ... Ramses Calzadilla, director of strategy at Cuba’s energy ministry, said he was confident that electricity generation would be restored to full capacity shortly and insisted the situation did not threaten the burgeoning electric vehicle sector.
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Cubans sweat in the dark as government scrambles to end blackouts

FX Empire 22 Jun 2022
Cold War-era embargo on Cuba, which complicates financing and purchase of parts, fuel and capital investment. Jorge Pinon, an energy analyst from the University of Texas at Austin, said Cuba’s response to the current crisis was more of the same – but that the stakes are getting higher as fuel shortages and aging equipment take their toll.
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USA: Caribbean delegations met by VP Harris as they arrive at the Summit of the Americas

Ruptly 10 Jun 2022
... regional and global issues, including economy, climate and energy, communication technologies, and regional security and immigration.
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Biden’s mismanagement of Latin American relations spells disaster for US border security

New York Post 09 Jun 2022
Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua are boycotting the summit — and then Biden excluded them — despite Biden’s recent efforts to normalize business and tourist relations with Cuba and lift energy sanctions from the Maduro regime ... the constitution and was rescued by Cuba and Venezuela.
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Schoen: Summit of Americas should be wakeup call for Biden administration

Boston Herald 05 Jun 2022
The Biden administration stated that only “democratically elected leaders” would be invited to the Summit — excluding Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela — which has caused the heads of state from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Guatemala and other nations to threaten a boycott, setting the stage for a diplomatic crisis.
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What the Summit of Americas means for the United States

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 03 Jun 2022
The Biden Administration stated that only “democratically-elected leaders” would be invited to the Summit – excluding Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela – which has caused the heads of state from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Guatemala and other nations to threaten a boycott, setting the stage for a diplomatic crisis.
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Cuba seeks improved bilateral economic ties with India

The Economic Times 27 May 2022
... to USD 248 million to Cuba in power, wind energy and fertilizers.
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Biden administration scrambles to avoid embarrassing boycott from Latin American summit set for next month

News-Press Now 24 May 2022
But in recent days, the administration has reversed some Trump policies related to Cuba and eased some energy sanctions on Venezuela, signaling the importance of attendance at the summit -- and the importance of avoiding an embarrassing boycott by key countries at a tough political moment for President Joe Biden.
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Biden administration scrambles to avoid boycott from Latin American summit

The Citizens 24 May 2022
But in recent days, the administration has reversed some Trump policies related to Cuba and eased some energy sanctions on Venezuela, signaling the importance of attendance at the summit — and the importance of avoiding an embarrassing boycott by key countries at a tough political moment for President Joe Biden.
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Cuba joint venture spuds second big exploration well

Upstream Online 23 May 2022
The second of two large oil exploration wells is under way in Cuba as a ...
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The Los Angeles Times 17 May 2022
travel to Cuba and lift Trump-era restrictions. These measures and the pandemic contributed to an economic crisis in Cuba, where people suffer from shortages of basic products, power outages and rationing. Energy-producing states struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue.

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