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02/16/2019 03:13 AM
Cruise ship denied entry in Cuba - WPTV.com
  1. Cruise ship denied entry in Cuba  WPTV.com
  2. Cruise Ship Denied Entry to Cuba on Maiden Voyage to Havana  NBC Chicago
  3. Passengers upset after cruise ship turned away in Cuba  Sun Sentinel
  4. Cruise from US to Cuba is turned away in Havana port  Miami Herald
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02/17/2019 06:01 AM
Cuba constitution vote, UK bank results, Walmart earnings - Financial Times
Cuba constitution vote, UK bank results, Walmart earnings  Financial Times

The FT's Vanessa Kortekaas looks at the main stories making the news this week, including Cuba's referendum, results from UK banks HSBC, Lloyds and ...


02/17/2019 07:04 AM
Welcome to Cuba - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Welcome to Cuba  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

"A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past."


02/16/2019 11:39 PM
No Yes-men: Some resist Cuba government's constitution push - Channel NewsAsia
No Yes-men: Some resist Cuba government's constitution push  Channel NewsAsia

At a United Nations review of Cuba's human rights record in May 2018, many foreign diplomats criticized restrictions imposed on the freedom of expression and ...


02/15/2019 12:45 PM
From Chelyabinsk to Cuba: The meteor connection - EarthSky
From Chelyabinsk to Cuba: The meteor connection  EarthSky

The scientific team that used YouTube videos to determine the trajectory of the Chelyabinsk meteor used the same method to track the trajectory of the bright ...


02/17/2019 12:25 PM
Christian leaders in Cuba under pressure to endorse new constitution - Premier
Christian leaders in Cuba under pressure to endorse new constitution  Premier

Government officials are putting pressure on religious leaders to vote 'yes' in a referendum on the new constitution which could limit the protection of religious ...


02/13/2019 06:00 AM
U.S. bookings to Cuba expected to rise, but Americans still confused about travel rules - Bradenton Herald
U.S. bookings to Cuba expected to rise, but Americans still confused about travel rules  Bradenton Herald

A new survey of Cuba tour operators and other travel providers shows the majority expect U.S. travel to the island to increase in 2019 despite ongoing confusion ...


02/15/2019 06:58 PM
Charles and Camilla to make history with royal trip to Cuba - Sky News
Charles and Camilla to make history with royal trip to Cuba  Sky News

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will make a historic visit to Cuba next month as the UK government continues "frank and open" discussions ...


02/17/2019 08:23 AM
How 2019 Has Kicked Off in Cuba - Havana Times
How 2019 Has Kicked Off in Cuba  Havana Times

Rosa Martinez. Photo: Rodolfo Ramirez. HAVANA TIMES – In Cuba, the beginning of the year is always tough: people building need to stop because ...


02/02/2019 09:00 AM
The history that chains Cuba to Venezuela's crisis - CNN
The history that chains Cuba to Venezuela's crisis  CNN

Venezuelan oil is the lifeblood of Cuban economy. But Nicolas Maduro's rival, Juan Guaidó, has already vowed to end Cuban influence in Venezuela, and any ...


02/16/2019 02:33 PM
Cuba Middle and Senior High Schools announces Quarter 2 Honor Rolls - Canton Daily Ledger
Cuba Middle and Senior High Schools announces Quarter 2 Honor Rolls  Canton Daily Ledger

Cuba Senior High School. SENIORS High Honors: Dana Coulter, Madison Draughan, Madison Easley, Makayla Gilpin, Nicholas Gilpin, Brianna Gorsuch, ...


02/17/2019 05:32 PM
Cuba holiday is 'stuff of nightmares' for family who arrive to find filthy toilets and a green pool - Daily Mail
Cuba holiday is 'stuff of nightmares' for family who arrive to find filthy toilets and a green pool  Daily Mail

A family were left disgusted when their all-inclusive £10,000 holiday to Cuba became 'the stuff of nightmares' after finding filthy toilets, stained towels, broken ...


02/17/2019 10:00 AM
Who knew that key moments of the Civil War happened in Cuba? - Press Herald
Who knew that key moments of the Civil War happened in Cuba?  Press Herald

Though just a small country roughly the size of Pennsylvania, Cuba has had a remarkable ability over decades to make headlines in the United States.


02/16/2019 04:20 PM
Everyday Details about Cuba's Worsening Crisis - Havana Times
Everyday Details about Cuba's Worsening Crisis  Havana Times

By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Illustration by Yasser Castellanos. HAVANA TIMES – There's nothing better than everyday details to give you a better idea of the ...


01/30/2019 09:00 AM
Canada confirms 14th case of diplomat falling mysteriously ill in Cuba - CNN
Canada confirms 14th case of diplomat falling mysteriously ill in Cuba  CNN

Canada has confirmed a 14th case of unusual health symptoms experienced by diplomatic staff in Havana, Cuba.


02/17/2019 05:36 AM
Feature: Cuba's cigar festival to honor Havana's 500th anniversary - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Feature: Cuba's cigar festival to honor Havana's 500th anniversary - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

HAVANA, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- In just a few days, the 21st edition of Cuba's Habanos Cigar Festival will kick off to honor the 500th anniversary of Havana and ...


02/14/2019 01:02 PM
‘A Tuba to Cuba’ Review: A New Orleans Jazz Band Makes a Caribbean Connection - The New York Times
‘A Tuba to Cuba’ Review: A New Orleans Jazz Band Makes a Caribbean Connection  The New York Times

This joyous documentary follows the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Cuba for a celebration of musical history and common bonds.


02/16/2019 02:08 PM
Coffee in Cuba - Photo of the Day - Havana Times
Coffee in Cuba - Photo of the Day  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – You don't have to be a professional photographer, just send an image (in black and white or color), with a photo caption indicating where it ...


02/12/2019 07:49 PM
A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison. - Miami Herald
A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison.  Miami Herald

Instead of the honeymoon they had planned, Aaron Burmeister and Ashley McNeil spent six months in a Cuban jail before they were expelled from Cuba by ...


01/28/2019 09:00 AM
Huge tornado in Cuba kills 4 and injures 195 - CNN
Huge tornado in Cuba kills 4 and injures 195  CNN

A rare tornado that hit the Cuban capital, Havana, on Sunday night has left four people dead and 195 injured, officials said.


02/10/2019 09:59 AM
Let them eat casabe: Camilla and Charles in Cuba - The Guardian
Let them eat casabe: Camilla and Charles in Cuba  The Guardian

The Duchess of Cornwall is 'not sure' about the food, but our man in Havana – or at least a frequent visitor – begs to differ.


02/17/2019 06:08 AM
Cuba: US military adventure against Venezuela must be stopped - Jamaica Observer
Cuba: US military adventure against Venezuela must be stopped  Jamaica Observer

The following is a statement from the government of Cuba regarding the latest situation in th...


02/16/2019 12:10 PM
An American terrorist linked to Joanne Chesimard, aka Assata Shakur, dies in Cuba - NorthJersey.com
An American terrorist linked to Joanne Chesimard, aka Assata Shakur, dies in Cuba  NorthJersey.com

At her birth, her name was Cheri Laverne Dalton. But to the cadre of gun-toting revolutionaries, including Joanne Chesimard, who left a trail of blood across ...


02/06/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba's Taíno people: A flourishing culture, believed extinct - BBC News
Cuba's Taíno people: A flourishing culture, believed extinct  BBC News

A commonly repeated belief says that Cuba's indigenous Taíno people were extirpated shortly after the Spanish conquest in 1511. Yet signs of living Taíno ...


02/16/2019 08:20 AM
“My Way” was a Hit in Cuba Too - Havana Times
“My Way” was a Hit in Cuba Too  Havana Times

By Vicente Morin Aguado. The young Frech woman in The Voice of Spain. HAVANA TIMES – A young French woman living in Marbella sang “Comme ...


02/02/2019 09:00 AM
Meteorites strike western Cuba - CNN
Meteorites strike western Cuba  CNN

Havana, Cuba (CNN) A meteor broke apart over western Cuba on Friday, hurtling numerous pieces of various sizes to the ground in several towns in Pinar del ...


02/07/2019 10:14 AM
Diplomats sue Canada government over mystery illness in Cuba - BBC News
Diplomats sue Canada government over mystery illness in Cuba  BBC News

A group of Canadian diplomats is suing the country's government for C$28m ($21.1m; £16.4m) after they succumbed to a mysterious illness in Cuba. The group ...


01/23/2019 09:00 AM
The Embargo on Cuba Failed. Let’s Move On. - The New York Times
The Embargo on Cuba Failed. Let’s Move On.  The New York Times

HAVANA — It has been 60 years since Fidel Castro marched into Havana, so it's time for both Cuba and the United States to grow up. Let's let Cuba be a normal ...


02/08/2019 08:17 PM
Maduro’s demise in Venezuela would drag Cuba into an economic crisis, experts say - Bradenton Herald
Maduro’s demise in Venezuela would drag Cuba into an economic crisis, experts say  Bradenton Herald

If the Nicolás Maduro regime falls in Venezuela, Cuba could be sunk into its own crisis. The Communist island could lose subsidies from the South American ...


02/15/2019 07:24 PM
Venezuela and Cuba Accuse US of Preparing for War - Havana Times
Venezuela and Cuba Accuse US of Preparing for War  Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – The Venezuelan government is accusing Trump's special envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, of threatening to deploy US troops to the South ...


02/06/2019 09:00 AM
Venezuela showdown could lead to U.S. confrontation with Cuba, says former top U.S. diplomat - CBS News
Venezuela showdown could lead to U.S. confrontation with Cuba, says former top U.S. diplomat  CBS News

The political crisis in Venezuela could lead to a "confrontation" between the United States and Cuba, which maintains close ties with Caracas, according to the ...


01/31/2019 09:00 AM
More mysterious brain injuries in Cuba; Canada halves staff after new case - Ars Technica
More mysterious brain injuries in Cuba; Canada halves staff after new case  Ars Technica

The Canadian government announced Wednesday that it will halve the number of diplomats at its embassy in Cuba after a 14th Canadian has mysteriously ...


01/26/2019 09:00 AM
With Spies and Other Operatives, a Nation Looms Over Venezuela’s Crisis: Cuba - The New York Times
With Spies and Other Operatives, a Nation Looms Over Venezuela’s Crisis: Cuba  The New York Times

The island nation has provided intelligence support to Venezuela for years, helping President Nicolás Maduro suppress dissent in the military and across ...


01/28/2019 09:00 AM
Deadly tornado roars through Havana, Cuba - CNN
Deadly tornado roars through Havana, Cuba  CNN

A rare tornado that hit the Cuban capital, Havana, has left four people dead and 195 injured. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports from Havana, Cuba.


02/15/2019 04:26 PM
Prince Charles and Camilla Will Be the First Royals to Make an Official Visit to Cuba - TownandCountrymag.com
Prince Charles and Camilla Will Be the First Royals to Make an Official Visit to Cuba  TownandCountrymag.com

During a visit to the UK Supreme Court, Camilla Parker Bowles revealed that she and her husband were planning a historic visit to Cuba.


02/04/2019 09:00 AM
Maduro sends 100 tons of aid to Cuba as Venezuela meanders through its own crisis - Miami Herald
Maduro sends 100 tons of aid to Cuba as Venezuela meanders through its own crisis  Miami Herald

Leader Nicolás Maduro sent 100 tons of aid to Cuba after a tornado hit Havana last week amid Venezuela's own humanitarian and political crisis. The shipment ...


02/06/2019 09:00 AM
Russia approves 38 million euro loan to Cuba's military - Reuters
Russia approves 38 million euro loan to Cuba's military  Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has approved a 38 million euro ($43.27 million) loan for Cuba's defense sector, a senior Russian defense official was quoted as ...


02/06/2019 09:00 AM
He worked for Cuba’s security forces — but lied about it on his U.S. papers, feds say - Miami Herald
He worked for Cuba’s security forces — but lied about it on his U.S. papers, feds say  Miami Herald

A Cuban man who worked for Cuba's security forces is facing a federal charge after agents say he lied about his employment on his application to become a ...


02/14/2019 08:12 AM
Twenty-First Century Loves in Cuba - Havana Times
Twenty-First Century Loves in Cuba  Havana Times

Being “sweathearts” in Cuba, becomes a mixture of tradition and postmodernism, where the trends of old customs are still preserved in the contemporary social ...


01/24/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba Out of Venezuela - The Wall Street Journal
Cuba Out of Venezuela  The Wall Street Journal

Friends of democracy need to target Havana's control in Caracas.


02/13/2019 12:22 PM
Cuba Doubles Down in Venezuela: It Is the Real Power - Havana Times
Cuba Doubles Down in Venezuela: It Is the Real Power  Havana Times

“Daniel Ortega is just another tyrant, not even at the height of the great tyrants, but a simple, vulgar, corrupt, tyrant”. By Carlos Salinas Maldonado (Confidencial).


02/13/2019 07:48 AM
Cuba, the Tornado and Politics - Havana Times
Cuba, the Tornado and Politics  Havana Times

By Ariel Dacal Diaz (El Toque). Volunteers arriving with donations to areas damaged by the tornado. Photo: Taken from Jorge Jimenez Alvarez's Facebook page ...


01/22/2019 09:00 AM
Florida-Cuba travel is in flux. Some airlines want in and others opt out. - Miami Herald
Florida-Cuba travel is in flux. Some airlines want in and others opt out.  Miami Herald

Air travel to Cuba is in flux with some U.S. carriers dropping out of competition for routes and others hoping to win approval for additional flights to the island.


01/27/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba opens its first new church since the revolution 60 years ago - CNN
Cuba opens its first new church since the revolution 60 years ago  CNN

Parishioners wiped away tears and gave thanks to God as the first Roman Catholic church built since the 1959 Cuban revolution opened its doors on Saturday.


02/09/2019 10:10 PM
Fearing socialism at home, Trump takes a Cold War stance abroad - CNN
Fearing socialism at home, Trump takes a Cold War stance abroad  CNN

When Barack Obama traveled to Cuba in 2016, he vowed to reshape relations not just with the Communist-run island but with all of Latin America. The last US ...


01/24/2019 09:00 AM
Ghana and Cuba to strengthen cooperation - africanews
Ghana and Cuba to strengthen cooperation  africanews

The Republic of Ghana and the Republic of Cuba have reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen their cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two.


01/22/2019 09:00 AM
Region 8 church ministers in Cuba missions - KAIT
Region 8 church ministers in Cuba missions  KAIT

The First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro has been ministering to Cuba since 2016 and has made a significant difference for people in the country.


02/05/2019 09:00 AM
Hare in AFP on Venezuela and Cuba | The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies - BU Today
Hare in AFP on Venezuela and Cuba | The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies  BU Today

Amb. Paul Webster Hare, Senior Lecturer at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was recently interviewed for a ...


02/05/2019 09:00 AM
A meteorite exploded over Cuba and its boom was captured on video - BGR
A meteorite exploded over Cuba and its boom was captured on video  BGR

Space rocks come crashing down to Earth with somewhat startling regularity, and when they do they often create a big boom. When a meteorite detonates in ...


01/28/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba’s first church inauguration since the revolution - Catholic News Agency
Cuba’s first church inauguration since the revolution  Catholic News Agency

The first new Catholic church in Cuba since the the country's revolution 60 years ago was inaugurated on Saturday.


02/04/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba hit by METEORITES after Baba Vanga’s issued shock disaster prediction - Express.co.uk
Cuba hit by METEORITES after Baba Vanga’s issued shock disaster prediction  Express.co.uk

A RARE meteorite shower struck Cuba on Friday, just one month after blind mystic Baba Vanga predicted a giant meteorite would hit in 2019.


02/02/2019 09:00 AM
Meteorite strikes in town in western Cuba - WPVI-TV
Meteorite strikes in town in western Cuba  WPVI-TV

Residents and tourists in a town in western Cuba saw a flare pass through the sky and heard an explosion Friday in what officials said was a meteorite strike.


02/08/2019 09:00 AM
Venezuela's Maduro should FLEE to Russia or Cuba as US claims time for 'END GAME' is now - Express.co.uk
Venezuela's Maduro should FLEE to Russia or Cuba as US claims time for 'END GAME' is now  Express.co.uk

VENEZUELA president Nicolas Maduro should resign and flee to Russia or Cuba, the US believes.


02/09/2019 02:32 AM
Duchess of Cornwall is wary of Cuba and its food — it’ll be better when they replace communists with chefs - The Sun
Duchess of Cornwall is wary of Cuba and its food — it’ll be better when they replace communists with chefs  The Sun

Ahead of her visit to Cuba, Camilla went doolally this week and dared to say something only Prince Philip can...she was not looking forward to the food.


02/05/2019 09:00 AM
Fireball Over Cuba Exploded With the Energy of 1,400 Tons of TNT, NASA Says - Gizmodo
Fireball Over Cuba Exploded With the Energy of 1,400 Tons of TNT, NASA Says  Gizmodo

Last week, local media reports indicated that a meteorite hit the Cuban town of Viñales after soaring across the Florida Keys, with residents reporting hearing a ...


02/10/2019 08:40 PM
Germany, France, Cuba, Japan, Korea and Georgia to conclude Day 2 of Paris GS - International Judo Federation
Germany, France, Cuba, Japan, Korea and Georgia to conclude Day 2 of Paris GS  International Judo Federation

On Day 2 of the 2019 edition of the Paris Grand Slam, Germany, France, Cuba, Japan, Korea and Georgia topped the medal podium.


02/02/2019 09:00 AM
Jamaica sends condolences to Cuba - Jamaica Observer
Jamaica sends condolences to Cuba  Jamaica Observer

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith has extended condolences to those who lost loved ones in Cuba, following a ...


02/09/2019 12:14 PM
Trudeau Insists Health Impact on Canadian Diplomats in Cuba Are Visible and Real - Sputnik International
Trudeau Insists Health Impact on Canadian Diplomats in Cuba Are Visible and Real  Sputnik International

Ottawa and Washington have previously claimed that some of their diplomats in Havana have shown symptoms of a strange illness. Media reported that some of ...


12/04/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth - The New York Times
Cuba’s Slow Rebirth  The New York Times

As the traumas of Fidel Castro's revolution fade, young Cubans are letting go of the past and embracing a new, global present.


12/12/2018 09:00 AM
U.S. Diplomats With Mysterious Illness in Cuba Had Inner-Ear Damage, Doctors Say - The New York Times
U.S. Diplomats With Mysterious Illness in Cuba Had Inner-Ear Damage, Doctors Say  The New York Times

A report by the first doctors to examine Americans who suffered mystifying symptoms after hearing a high-pitched sound at the embassy in Cuba confirms that ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access - NPR
Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access  NPR

Cuba's state telephone company will allow mobile phone customers to use the Internet via a new 3G network, starting on Thursday. But as with previous tech ...


12/23/2018 09:00 AM
The MLB Deal With Cuba: Measuring the Value of Cuban Players - Forbes
The MLB Deal With Cuba: Measuring the Value of Cuban Players  Forbes

Baseball has been a way of life in Cuba, and the impact of Cubans in Major League Baseball has been large. The 49 Cubans who defected since 2000 and ...


12/19/2018 09:00 AM
'Realization Of An Impossible Dream': MLB And Cuba Make Historic Deal - NPR
'Realization Of An Impossible Dream': MLB And Cuba Make Historic Deal  NPR

The agreement, negotiated over years, represents the first time since Cuba's revolution that baseball players can sign with U.S. teams without having to defect.


01/02/2019 09:00 AM
Castro denounces US 'confrontation' as Cuba marks revolution - BBC News
Castro denounces US 'confrontation' as Cuba marks revolution  BBC News

Former Cuban President Raul Castro has accused the US of returning to its policy of confrontation. Mr Castro, who is still head of Cuba's ruling Communist Party, ...


12/28/2018 09:00 AM
Can Cuba Baseball Still Be Great When Many of Its Stars Have Left? - The New York Times
Can Cuba Baseball Still Be Great When Many of Its Stars Have Left?  The New York Times

An exodus to Major League Baseball and other countries' leagues has depleted the ranks of strong players, as Cuba and M.L.B. strike a deal to regulate trades.


01/11/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba bus crash: Foreigners among seven dead - BBC News
Cuba bus crash: Foreigners among seven dead  BBC News

A bus crash in eastern Cuba has left at least seven people dead, including four foreigners, and dozens others injured, local media say. Two of the foreigners ...


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time - CNBC
Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time  CNBC

Cuba has announced that 3G internet access for cell phone users across the country will become available from Thursday. The Caribbean island nation, which ...


11/14/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba Is Pulling Doctors From Brazil After ‘Derogatory’ Comments by Bolsonaro - The New York Times
Cuba Is Pulling Doctors From Brazil After ‘Derogatory’ Comments by Bolsonaro  The New York Times

SÃO PAULO — Cuba said Wednesday it was recalling thousands of doctors deployed to poor and remote regions of Brazil after Brazil's far-right president-elect ...


12/18/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba removes support for gay marriage in new constitution after protests - The Guardian
Cuba removes support for gay marriage in new constitution after protests  The Guardian

Language saying marriage was between 'two people with absolutely equal rights' was dropped due to public pressure. Associated Press. Tue 18 Dec 2018 ...


11/19/2018 09:00 AM
The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome - The New Yorker
The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome  The New Yorker

Adam Entous and Jon Lee Anderson on the unexplained brain injuries that afflicted dozens of American diplomats and spies stationed in Cuba.


11/30/2018 09:00 AM
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export - TIME
How Doctors Became Cuba's Biggest Export  TIME

This week hundreds of Cuban doctors stationed in Brazil packed up their bags and went home, less than two weeks after their government in Havana ordered ...


01/07/2019 09:00 AM
Remember that mysterious 'attack' on US diplomats in Cuba? Scientists think it was crickets - USA TODAY
Remember that mysterious 'attack' on US diplomats in Cuba? Scientists think it was crickets  USA TODAY

Dozens of embassy workers fell ill after reportedly hearing strange sounds in Havana. Researchers believe those sounds were crickets.


01/05/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba’s Next Transformation - The New York Times
Cuba’s Next Transformation  The New York Times

Sixty years after the revolution, a Communist stalwart may be moving closer to democracy.


12/21/2018 09:00 AM
CNN's man in Havana opens a door to island nation in 'This Is Cuba' - USA TODAY
CNN's man in Havana opens a door to island nation in 'This Is Cuba'  USA TODAY

Former CNN journalist David Ariosto provides arresting insights into Cuban life in his new memoir, 'This Is Cuba.' A book review.


09/26/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba's new president sticks to old script at United Nations - USA TODAY
Cuba's new president sticks to old script at United Nations  USA TODAY

In first speech before the UN, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said the US is headed in the wrong direction by trying to bully Cuba, other nations.


12/28/2018 09:00 AM
This will be a record year for international visitors to Cuba, but barely - Miami Herald
This will be a record year for international visitors to Cuba, but barely  Miami Herald

The year started out poorly for Cuba's tourism industry, but the island is still expected to welcome a record 4.75 million visitors in 2018. Canada and the United ...


01/04/2019 09:00 AM
The Sounds That Haunted U.S. Diplomats in Cuba? Lovelorn Crickets, Scientists Say - The New York Times
The Sounds That Haunted U.S. Diplomats in Cuba? Lovelorn Crickets, Scientists Say  The New York Times

Diplomatic officials may have been targeted with an unknown weapon in Havana. But a recording of one “sonic attack” actually is the singing of a very loud ...


01/09/2019 09:00 AM
Scientists say recording of sound heard by U.S. diplomats in Cuba matches crickets - NBC News
Scientists say recording of sound heard by U.S. diplomats in Cuba matches crickets  NBC News

New research on a recording of strange sound heard by U.S. embassy workers who fell ill in Cuba indicates it matches the chirp of a certain species of cricket.


12/21/2018 09:00 AM
M.L.B. Prepares to Make Its Case to U.S. Government on Cuba Deal - The New York Times
M.L.B. Prepares to Make Its Case to U.S. Government on Cuba Deal  The New York Times

Baseball officials were stunned by the swift and vehement objections to the agreement in a White House statement, but they believe they are on safe legal ...


01/18/2019 09:00 AM
Why Infants May Be More Likely to Die in America Than Cuba - The New York Times
Why Infants May Be More Likely to Die in America Than Cuba  The New York Times

Many Americans would welcome some traits of the island's free, universal health care system.


01/07/2019 09:00 AM
José Ramón Fernández, Who Helped Form Cuba’s Army, Dies at 95 - The New York Times
José Ramón Fernández, Who Helped Form Cuba’s Army, Dies at 95  The New York Times

José Ramón Fernández, a retired brigadier general who helped form Cuba's army after the revolution of 1959 and commanded Cuban defenses at the Bay of ...


10/29/2018 08:00 AM
Evacuated after 'health attacks' in Cuba and China, diplomats face new ordeals in U.S. - NBCNews.com
Evacuated after 'health attacks' in Cuba and China, diplomats face new ordeals in U.S.  NBCNews.com

What happened to Catherine Werner? The first comprehensive account of the odd chain of events triggered by a suspected "health attack" on a U.S. diplomat.


12/25/2018 09:00 AM
‘Absolute Control’: Cuba Steps Up Artistic Censorship - The Wall Street Journal
‘Absolute Control’: Cuba Steps Up Artistic Censorship  The Wall Street Journal

A decree tightening control over artistic expression signed by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel suggests that the country's first leader not named Castro since ...


01/10/2019 09:00 AM
Support for embargo on Cuba increases among Cuban Americans in Miami, FIU poll shows - Miami Herald
Support for embargo on Cuba increases among Cuban Americans in Miami, FIU poll shows  Miami Herald

Support for U.S. embargo on Cuba gains support among Cuban Americans in Miami, a Florida International University poll finds. Despite demographic changes ...


11/28/2018 09:00 AM
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded - The Boston Globe
Getting to Cuba is harder (once again), but the effort is greatly rewarded  The Boston Globe

In addition to marking the 60th anniversary of the revolution, Cubans will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of Havana's founding in 2019.


01/05/2019 09:00 AM
Cuba could have a new government soon if draft Constitution takes effect - Miami Herald
Cuba could have a new government soon if draft Constitution takes effect  Miami Herald

Cuba could have a new government soon that would weaken the position of president if the new draft of the island's Constitution recently approved by the ...


01/17/2019 09:00 AM
Communist Cuba seeks improved governance - Reuters
Communist Cuba seeks improved governance  Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba is on the verge of the most dramatic restructuring of its government in decades as popular criticism and frustration with a sluggish ...


01/07/2019 09:00 AM
Scientists Probe Sounds In Cuba That U.S. Diplomats Complained About - NPR
Scientists Probe Sounds In Cuba That U.S. Diplomats Complained About  NPR

In 2016, diplomats said there were persistent, high-pitched sounds which left them feeling sick. Officials worried of a "sonic attack." Analysis suggests the noise ...


11/16/2018 09:00 AM
Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row - BBC News
Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row  BBC News

Havana is recalling 8000 doctors after criticism from Brazil's president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro.


12/05/2018 09:00 AM
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned - Bradenton Herald
If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned  Bradenton Herald

If you're planning to spend Christmas in Cuba, take plenty of insect repellent with you and stay away from areas where the mosquito Aedes Aegypti may be ...


12/29/2018 09:00 AM
For A Boy From Cuba, A Stranger's Crucifix Was A Symbol Of Kindness - NPR
For A Boy From Cuba, A Stranger's Crucifix Was A Symbol Of Kindness  NPR

As part of the series "What They Took with Them," Jose Linares tells of a crucifix that reminds him of his childhood flight from Castro's Cuba to the U.S..


09/11/2018 09:00 AM
U.S. officials suspect Russia in mystery 'attacks' on diplomats in Cuba, China - NBCNews.com
U.S. officials suspect Russia in mystery 'attacks' on diplomats in Cuba, China  NBCNews.com

WASHINGTON — Intelligence agencies investigating mysterious "attacks" that led to brain injuries in U.S. personnel in Cuba and China consider Russia to be ...


12/14/2018 09:00 AM
Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy - Reuters
Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy  Reuters

Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards ...


 

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