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Cuban President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

December 22, 2017 2:38 am
Cuban President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Cuban President Raul Castro gestures while giving a speech during the tenth and last regular session of the National Assembly of Popular Power, at the Convention Palace in Havana, Cuba, on December 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after his […]

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Trump administration tightens sanctions against Cuba

November 8, 2017 1:57 am
Trump administration tightens sanctions against Cuba

This file photo taken on June 16, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump holding up a memorandum he signed on the US/ Cuba policy at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami, Florida. (Photo by AFP) The US government has announced new restrictions against Cuba, tightening sanctions as part of President […]

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Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

October 27, 2017 3:28 pm
Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

A picture of the entrance to the US Embassy in Havana, taken on October 3, 2017 (by AFP) Cuba has accused the United States of not cooperating with an ongoing investigation into the case of American diplomats who have mysteriously suffered physical harm in the Caribbean country. “Washington is unwilling […]

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Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

3:28 pm
Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

A picture of the entrance to the US Embassy in Havana, taken on October 3, 2017 (by AFP) Cuba has accused the United States of not cooperating with an ongoing investigation into the case of American diplomats who have mysteriously suffered physical harm in the Caribbean country. “Washington is unwilling […]

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Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

October 25, 2017 11:11 am
Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

This file photo, taken on October 3, 2017, shows the US Embassy in Havana. (By AFP) Cuban officials probing US allegations of “acoustic strikes” on American diplomats in Havana have dismissed the claims as “science fiction.” “This is slander by the United States,” said Coronel Ramiro Ramirez, the Cuban official […]

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Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

11:11 am
Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

This file photo, taken on October 3, 2017, shows the US Embassy in Havana. (By AFP) Cuban officials probing US allegations of “acoustic strikes” on American diplomats in Havana have dismissed the claims as “science fiction.” “This is slander by the United States,” said Coronel Ramiro Ramirez, the Cuban official […]

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US President Donald Trump says won’t lift Cuba sanctions until Cubans have ‘freedom’

October 7, 2017 1:16 am
US President Donald Trump says won’t lift Cuba sanctions until Cubans have ‘freedom’

US President Donald Trump listens during a Hispanic Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House October 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump says his country has no intention to lift economic sanctions against Cuba unless Cuban people are given what […]

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19 American diplomats affected by health attacks in Cuba: US State Department

September 2, 2017 10:30 pm
19 American diplomats affected by health attacks in Cuba: US State Department

The US Embassy in Havana. (File Photo) The United States has claimed that at least 19 Americans serving at the US Embassy in Havana experienced symptoms from mysterious attacks on their health in Cuba.   “We can confirm another incident which occurred last month and is now part of the […]

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16 Americans serving at the US Embassy in Havana affected by health attacks in Cuba: State Department

August 24, 2017 10:30 pm
16 Americans serving at the US Embassy in Havana affected by health attacks in Cuba: State Department

The US Embassy building in Havana, Cuba. The United States has claimed that at least 16 Americans serving at the US Embassy in Havana experienced symptoms from mysterious attacks on their health in Cuba.   “We can confirm that at least 16 US government employees, members of our embassy community, […]

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Cuba probing ‘incidents’ involving the United States diplomats

August 10, 2017 9:10 am
Cuba probing ‘incidents’ involving the United States diplomats

Tourists ride vintage American convertibles as they pass by the US Embassy in the Cuban capital, Havana, in February 2016. (Photo by AP) Cuba says it is investigating allegations by the United States that unspecified “incidents” caused physical symptoms in some US nationals serving at the American Embassy in the […]

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The United States expels 2 Cuban diplomats in Washington, DC

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The United States expels 2 Cuban diplomats in Washington, DC

US President Donald Trump smiles during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, June 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States has expelled two diplomats from the Cuban Embassy in Washington, DC, according to Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert. Nauert said on Wednesday the expulsions […]

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Cuba’s President Raul Castro criticizes US President Donald Trump over partial reverse in détente

July 15, 2017 12:33 pm
Cuba’s President Raul Castro criticizes US President Donald Trump over partial reverse in détente

Cuban President Raul Castro participates in the Permanent Working Committees of the National Assembly in Havana, July 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cuban President Raul Castro has criticized as a “setback” US President Donald Trump’s hard-line stance against Havana but also promised to continue working to normalize ties between the two […]

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European Parliament approves first ever deal with Cuba

July 5, 2017 10:30 pm
European Parliament approves first ever deal with Cuba

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on July 5, 2017. (AFP photo) The European Parliament has approved the first ever deal between the European Union and Cuba as the continental bloc seeks overtures to the island nation despite US […]

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Cuba, South America allies slam US President Donald Trump’s policy rollback

June 17, 2017 2:00 pm
Cuba, South America allies slam US President Donald Trump’s policy rollback

Cuba’s President Raul Castro (C) talks with Bolivia’s President Evo Morales (R), and Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, are seen in a photo of the ALBA summit at the Revolution Palace in Havana, December 14, 2014. (By AP) Cuba has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for reinstating the anti-Havana […]

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US President Donald Trump canceling Obama’s one-sided deal with Cuba

June 15, 2017 11:58 pm
US President Donald Trump canceling Obama’s one-sided deal with Cuba

US President Donald Trump speaks about policy changes he is making toward Cuba at the Manuel Artime Theater in the Little Havana neighborhood on June 16, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump says he is canceling a “one-sided” US deal with Cuba by imposing travel […]

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