July 23, 2014
HAVANA (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says that Cuba's economic reforms could lead to greater commercial ties between the two nations.
Xi's visit to Cuba is part of a nine-day tour of Latin America that has highlighted China's growing ties to the commodities-rich region. He previously visited Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina.
Xi said in a statement reported Tuesday on state website Cubadebate that Cuba "has continued on the road to socialism, firmly guarding state sovereignty while promoting economic growth."
|10/27/16||In a first, U.S. trial to test Cuban lung-cancer vaccine
Laurie McGinley, Washington Post
|10/27/16||More oil likely in Cuba
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
|10/27/16||Portugal President Meets Fidel Castro in Cuba