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20th August 2013 Havana, Cuba

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by Tim Cole

Former British Ambassador to Cuba

My 1st birthday!

It’s exactly a year to the day since I arrived in Havana. When I stepped off the plane 365 days’ ago, it was my first time in Cuba, I knew a little but not a lot about the country and, after a recent posting in Mozambique, my Spanish had a very Portuguese twang. A year later and I […]

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16th November 2012 Kingston, Jamaica

by Julia Sutherland

Deputy High Commissioner, Jamaica

Kingston: an eventful first month

I’m into my second month as Deputy High Commissioner in Jamaica. It’s my third diplomatic posting and first time in the Caribbean, which offers a real contrast to my previous assignments in Beijing and Singapore. Preparing for the posting, my husband and I attended many Jamaican events in London this summer and at a talk on […]

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