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Cuba Unbound to Continue Operating Tours Amidst Travel Advisory

10/2/17 Travel Adventure News — Cuba Unbound announced today that it will continue to operate tours in Cuba despite the recent travel warning issued by the U.S. Department of State. “There are no reports of private U.S. citizens or tourists … Continue reading

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U.S. expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

On October 3, the U.S. State Department ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from the island’s Embassy in Washington, just a week after the Cuban government urged the U.S. to avoid making hasty decisions. According to a senior State … Continue reading

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U.S. Tour Operators Strongly Reject Alerts on Cuba

Havana, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. association of tour operators Respect (Responsible Ethical Cuba Travel) has today rejected the alert issued by Donald Trump´s administration on trips to Cuba for safety and health reasons. According to Bob Guild, Respect … Continue reading

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US Pulls 60% of Cuba Embassy Staff, Halts Visa Processes

A car drives past the building of the the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana, Cuba. | Photo: Reuters Sept. 29, 2017| telesur — Washington has announced that the United States is removing about 60 percent of government staff out of … Continue reading

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Cuba Urged USA to not Take Hasty Measures

Washington, Sep 28.- Cuba communicated the United States that it would be regrettable to take hasty decisions on the incidents reported by U.S. diplomats in Havana, a subject that is still under investigation today. At the meeting held yesterday in … Continue reading

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Cuban Foreign Minister meets with US Secretary of State

Havana, Cuba, Sep 27.- At the proposal of the Cuban side, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, was received by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department. The meeting took place … Continue reading

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New Book Analyzes Trump Era Cuba-US Relations

Telesur 9/26/17 — “Cuba-U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond” is being presented in Ottawa, Canada with the presence of scholars and politicians. Canadian author and journalist Arnold August has released a new book examining relations between Cuba and the United States, … Continue reading

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Cuba, Venezuela Offer Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

Ernesto Santaella (L) rests in one of the many shelters set up in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico. | Photo: Reuters The offers of support come as Trump’s administration continues to ramp up pressure against … Continue reading

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Going to Cuba on vacation? Bring a medical suitcase

The Chronicle Journal — The Newspaper of the Northwest | Letter to the Editor, Sept. 23, 2017 Re An Extra Suitcase: On your next vacation bring a bag of goodwill – Viewpoint, Sept. 17: Residents of Thunder Bay travelling to … Continue reading

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Cuba Affirms at UN That Attempts to Destroy its Revolution Will Fail

United Nations, Sep 22 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez affirmed today at the UN General Assembly that any attempt to destroy the Cuban Revolution will fail, in response to US President Donald Trump”s decision to intensify the blockade against … Continue reading

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