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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Mar 4, 2019

Trump Administration Symbolically Tightens Embargo on Cuba

Trump Administration Symbolically Tightens Embargo on Cuba

Every president since Bill Clinton has suspended a section of the 1996 Helms-Burton act that would allow such lawsuits because they would snarl companies from U.S.-allied countries in years of complicated...

Dec 7, 2018

Elian González Joins Twitter On His 25th Birthday

Elian González Joins Twitter On His 25th Birthday

Elian González Brotóns, the man who was once at the center of a major custody battle which involved the U.S. and Cuban governments, has joined Twitter.

May 23, 2018

Militant Cuban Exile Luis Posada Carriles Dies at 90

Militant Cuban Exile Luis Posada Carriles Dies at 90

Posada Carriles was among a core group of Cuban exiles trained by the CIA in the early 1960s in a failed effort to overthrow Fidel Castro's fledgling communist government.

Apr 19, 2018

Raul Castro Blasts Trump, U.S., as He Steps Down in Cuba

Raul Castro Blasts Trump, U.S., as He Steps Down in Cuba

Diaz-Canel was the country’s first Vice President and a long-time protégé of Raul Castro, the leader of the communist nation since 2008 when he took over from the longtime leader, his brother Fidel.

Apr 18, 2018

Diaz-Canel Nominated to Replace Raul Castro as Cuban Leader

Diaz-Canel Nominated to Replace Raul Castro as Cuban Leader

Castro, who led the country’s government since 2008 when his brother Fidel fell ill, will pass the baton to his handpicked successor.

Mar 2, 2018

US Makes Cuba Staffing Cuts Permanent After 'Health Attacks'

US Makes Cuba Staffing Cuts Permanent After 'Health Attacks'

Citing mysterious "health attacks" in Havana, the United States said Friday it was making permanent its withdrawal of 60 percent of its diplomats from Cuba as investigations continue. Last October, the...

Oct 3, 2017

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...

Sep 26, 2017

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...

Aug 9, 2017

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...

Jun 27, 2017

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.

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