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Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus
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Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus

Havana, Cuba (CNN) – As Cuba confronts the worst shortages of food and medicine in decades and runaway inflation, a…
Two Arab countries on the list of the most expensive passports in the world
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Two Arab countries on the list of the most expensive passports in the world

After you go through the battle of collecting documents, and completing the required procedures, you finally wait for your passport…
At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba
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At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba

Havana (CNN) – At least 32 people have died, and 19 remain missing following Friday’s explosion at the Hotel Saratoga…
Cuba’s anti-government protesters sentenced up to 30 years behind bars
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Cuba’s anti-government protesters sentenced up to 30 years behind bars

(CNN) – Cuba’s Supreme Court sentenced more than 100 protesters in Havana to prison terms that ranged between four and…
New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage
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New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage

HAVANA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media this week, including a ban…
UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters
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UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters

The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Cuba on Friday to release protesters and journalists arrested at anti-government demonstrations.…
Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president
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Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed US presidents for decades. Now, Haiti…
Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes
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Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes

HAVANA, July 11 (Reuters) – Chanting “freedom” and calling for President Miguel Diaz-Canel to step down, thousands of Cubans joined…
Tropical Storm Elsa nears Cuba amid fears of flooding
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Tropical Storm Elsa nears Cuba amid fears of flooding

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba prepared to evacuate people along the island’s southern region on Sunday amid fears that Tropical Storm…
Cuba to collaborate with Iran on coronavirus vaccine
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Cuba to collaborate with Iran on coronavirus vaccine

HAVANA (Reuters) – Communist-run Cuba said late on Friday it had signed an accord with Iran to transfer the technology…
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