Cuba resumes sugar exports but production still lags. Leading Cuban diplomat reiterates criticism of U.S. Embassy staff cuts. Cuba near agreement to send workers to help rebuild hurricane-ravaged Dominica.
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The State Department made staff cuts permanent at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. The U.S. withdrew 60 percent of its diplomats after 24 Americans suffered mysterious ailments, and the State Department said it couldn’t send them back because it still doesn’t have “definitive answers on the source or cause of the attacks.”
A six-member delegation of U.S. senators and House members wrapped up a five-day visit to Cuba on Wednesday with a call for the Trump administration to restore the staff of the U.S. embassy in Havana, and resume an effort the Obama administration started to improve relations with the island’s government.
Leahy urges State Department to return diplomats to Cuba. Lawmakers visiting Havana say Cuba aims to unify currencies this year. Amnesty International says online restrictions add to traditional censorship in Cuba. Cuban officials told members of a U.S. congressional delegation they aim to unify Cuba’s two currencies this year, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said Wednesday […]
Castro meets with U.S. legislative delegation. SES Networks reaches deal to provide satellite internet capacity to Cuba . Cuban immigration to South American nations rises. Cuba dedicates $51 million in international aid to water and sewer projects.
Cuba tells U.S. delegation evidence doesn’t support ‘sonic attack’ claim. Cuban pianist prepares for U.S. tour. SUNY Cortland signs cooperation agreement with two Cuba universities. Cayman Islands filmmaker secures permission to shoot in Cuba.
Leahy leads congressional delegation on Cuba trip. Cuban comedian denounces tourism discrimination. Merchants grow nervous about accepting convertible pesos.
State Department issues new health warning for diplomats based on JAMA study. Airbnb spent $250,000 on lobbying ahead of Cuba travel-rule update. Cuba reaffirms support for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem. Artist opens Cuba’s first ‘rural gallery.’
Doctors say some U.S. diplomats suffered brain injury from sonic blasts. ProPublica says Russia can’t be ruled out as the ‘sonic attack’ culprit. Cuba and Ecuador sign higher-education cooperation agreement. Cuba condemns Lima Group over Venezuela criticism.