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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 05:33 PM EST

'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Ending Bittersweet for Some: Expert

'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Ending Bittersweet for Some: Expert

President Obama's decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy could be "bittersweet" to many Cubans in Miami, Cuban expert Dr. Andy Gomez told NBC 6.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:04 AM EST

Obama Ending 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cubans

Obama Ending 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cubans

The Obama administration is ending the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 07:57 AM EST

US, Cuban Officials Meeting to Discuss Human Trafficking

US, Cuban Officials Meeting to Discuss Human Trafficking

It will be the fourth such meeting between the countries on the subject, as they continue to work on efforts to prosecute trafficking and protect victims.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 01:42 PM EST

Tillerson Critical of US Approach to Cuba

Tillerson Critical of US Approach to Cuba

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, criticized the United States' normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba saying the communist island has not made enough...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 03:24 PM EST

Cuba, US Sign Deal on Oil-Spill Prevention

Cuba, US Sign Deal on Oil-Spill Prevention

Cuba and the United States have signed an accord on preventing and cleaning up oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Straits.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 11:09 AM EST

Gov. Scott to Raul Castro: Bring Freedom, Democracy to Cuba

Gov. Scott to Raul Castro: Bring Freedom, Democracy to Cuba

Weeks after the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the Governor of Florida is now making a plea to Castro’s brother in hopes of a free Cuba.

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 10:58 PM EST

Cuba Arrests American Human Rights Lawyer, Foundation Says

Cuba Arrests American Human Rights Lawyer, Foundation Says

An American human rights lawyer was arrested Friday in Cuba while trying to defend a jailed artist, the Human Rights Foundation said.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 03:59 PM EST

Sources: Google to Give Cubans Faster Access to Content

Sources: Google to Give Cubans Faster Access to Content

Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal giving Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, two people familiar with the agreement said Friday.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 03:44 PM EST

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Get Approval for Cuba Cruises

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Get Approval for Cuba Cruises

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruises on Wednesday announced that they have received permission from the Cuban government to sail from the U.S. to Cuba.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 02:04 PM EST

Cuban Migrants: Death of Fidel Castro Delayed Move to U.S.

Cuban Migrants: Death of Fidel Castro Delayed Move to U.S.

The 10 men and three women landed on Big Pine Key early Tuesday in a homemade boat - the first Cuban migrants to make it to U.S. soil since the longtime Cuban leader's death Nov. 25.

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