Havana awoke Thursday (12 September) to long lines at gas stations and public transportation stops after President Miguel Díaz-Canel warned fellow Cubans to expect fuel shortages and blackouts that he blamed on US sanctions.
President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday (20 March) at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in US engagement with the island's Communist government after decades of hostility between the former Cold War foes.
The EU’s eastern member states could throw their weight behind France’s calls for a temporary suspension of the rules of the internal market to counteract the agricultural crisis. EURACTIV France reports.
The European Union should change its negotiation tactics regarding trade agreements with third countries and better defend member states, Greek Minister of Agricultural Development Evangelos Apostolou told EURACTIV Greece in an exclusive interview.
The EU is speaking with the US about the extraterritorial application of Washington's embargo on Cuba, Herman Portocarero, the head of the EU delegation in the Communist country, said on Wednesday (4 November).
Spain and Cuba yesterday (2 November) reached agreeed to refinance the island's short-term debt, signing several accords during the visits of Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Industry Minister José Manuel Soria.
French farmers furious over falling food prices stopped as many as 400 lorries bringing produce from Germany for several hours on Monday (27 July), as a similar protest took place near the Spanish border.
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall reunited Europe, the European Union hailed a "historic turning point" in the Caribbean with the renewal of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
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