RHC's national and international news stories Oct. 17

Today's headlines: • Cuban Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonzo dies in Havana aged 98 • Cuban president arrives in Mexico on an official visit • Venezuelan government and opposition continue talks • Half a million Bolivians attend Evo Morales' closing campaign rally

Welcome to a new edition of the Jazz Place. This is Radio Havana Cuba; I’m Jorge Miyares, inviting you to stay with me for the
Minister Bruno Rodríguez: No Cuban family has escaped the impact of the US blockade
RHC's national and international news stories Nov. 6
Successive US administrations have sought to suffocate the Cuban economy for purely political reasons
Washington’s hostile Cuba policy amounts to a fierce economic, trade and financial blockade