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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 10:13 PM EST

US Tightens Travel Rules to Cuba, Blacklists Many Businesses

US Tightens Travel Rules to Cuba, Blacklists Many Businesses

Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration, part of a new policy to further isolate the...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 03:47 PM EDT

Sources: More Announcements to be Made About Cuban Embassy

Sources: More Announcements to be Made About Cuban Embassy

Just one day after the U.S. ordered 15 Cuban diplomats to leave the embassy in Washington, NBC 6 has learned more announcements may be made by Friday.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 06:06 PM EDT

Ties Threatened: US Orders 15 Cuban Diplomats to Leave DC

Ties Threatened: US Orders 15 Cuban Diplomats to Leave DC

The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:27 PM EDT

Travel Industry Sticking With Trips to Cuba from US

Travel Industry Sticking With Trips to Cuba from US

Tour companies and others in the travel industry say they will continue taking Americans to Cuba despite a dramatic safety warning issued Friday by the U.S. State Department.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 at 09:30 PM EDT

Tillerson Meets Top Cuba Envoy Amid Probe Into 'Attacks'

Tillerson Meets Top Cuba Envoy Amid Probe Into 'Attacks'

Cuba's top diplomat insisted Tuesday that his government had nothing to do with unexplained health "attacks" on U.S. diplomats, telling Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Cuba still has no evidence to explain...

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 at 07:34 AM EDT

Cuba Opens 5-Month Transition Likely to End Castro Reign

Cuba Opens 5-Month Transition Likely to End Castro Reign

Over the rest of September, Cubans will meet in small groups to nominate municipal representatives, the first in a series of votes for local, provincial and, finally, national officials.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 02:42 PM EDT

UM Doctors Treat Hearing Loss of US Diplomats in Cuba

UM Doctors Treat Hearing Loss of US Diplomats in Cuba

The hearing loss in particular has been so severe that many diplomats have returned to the US with at least six patients being treated in UM’s hospital this year

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 09:28 PM EDT

US Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats After Incidents in Cuba

US Expels 2 Cuban Diplomats After Incidents in Cuba

The two-year-old U.S. diplomatic relationship with Cuba was roiled Wednesday by what U.S. officials believe was a string of bizarre attacks on a group of American diplomats in Havana with a covert sonic...

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 07:22 PM EDT

New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers

President Donald Trump's new policy on Cuba travel has winners and losers: Group tour operators hope to sell more trips, but bed-and-breakfast owners in Cuba say they're losing business.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 05:55 PM EDT

Cuba Rejects New US Policy, Saying Pressure Will Not Work

Cuba Rejects New US Policy, Saying Pressure Will Not Work

Cuba's foreign minister has rejected President Donald Trump's new policy toward the island, saying "we will never negotiate under pressure or under threat" and refusing to return U.S. fugitives who have received...

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