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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:38 PM EST

680 Cubans Returned Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

680 Cubans Returned Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 01:31 AM EST

2 Cubans Deported, First Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

2 Cubans Deported, First Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

Two Cuban nationals were flown back to Havana by U.S. Immigration and Customs officials Friday in what is the first removal flight since the change in the United States' "wet foot, dry foot" policy, NBC 6 has...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 03:56 PM EST

Anti-Castro Cuban-American Lawmakers See a Champion in Trump

Anti-Castro Cuban-American Lawmakers See a Champion in Trump

Cuban-American lawmakers from Florida helped shape U.S. relations with the island for years until they found themselves on the outside during a historic thaw in relations. But they could be getting the upper...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 01:54 PM EST

Cuban, US Sailors Weigh Future of Regatta Under Pres. Trump

Cuban, US Sailors Weigh Future of Regatta Under Pres. Trump

The Trump administration and some Republican members of Congress have said they will continue working to keep those restrictions in place unless a new deal is worked out.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 06:58 PM EST

Miami's Little Havana Gains 'National Treasure' Label

Miami's Little Havana Gains 'National Treasure' Label

The National Trust for Historic Preservation added Little Havana to its list of “national treasures'' Friday, saying it should be protected from developers who are transforming much of Miami's downtown and...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 07:34 PM EST

Port Everglades Backs Out of Agreement With Cuban Government

Port Everglades Backs Out of Agreement With Cuban Government

A major Florida port has canceled plans to sign an agreement with Cuba, one day after Gov. Rick Scott threatened to cut off its state funding if it signed the pact.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 08:17 PM EST

Castro Open to Dialogue With Trump, But With Caveat

Castro Open to Dialogue With Trump, But With Caveat

Cuban President Raul Castro talked about his government's willingness to continue bilateral negotiations with the new U.S. administration, without making concessions to its sovereignty, on Wednesday. "Cuba...

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 05:55 PM EST

Gov. Rick Scott Threatens Ports That Do Business with Cuba

Gov. Rick Scott Threatens Ports That Do Business with Cuba

Gov. Rick Scott is threatening that Florida ports could lose state money if they do business with Cuba.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 07:31 AM EST

US, Cuban Interior Ministry Sign Law-Enforcement Deal

US, Cuban Interior Ministry Sign Law-Enforcement Deal

The Obama administration and Cuba's Interior Ministry have agreed to share information on international criminal activity such as terrorism, human trafficking and money laundering despite Republican objections...

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 06:12 PM EST

Cuba Sees Explosion in Internet Access as Ties with US Grow

Cuba Sees Explosion in Internet Access as Ties with US Grow

Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company.

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