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Cuba Wants to Help Its People Have Sex

July 4, 2017 |

Cuba wants to help its citizens have sex … in private. As the BBC reports, it’s “common” to see couples knocking boots in Havana’s public areas, like parks and beaches, because they don’t have the privacy to do so at home. Thanks to a housing crisis, several families are forced…
Newser

What Trump’s Cuba policy means for travelers

June 18, 2017 |

Three years after President Obama began opening the door for U.S. companies to invest in Cuba, President Trump has announced policy changes that have major corporations unsure of their future in the island nation.

Trump’s new policy, outlined broadly in a speech Friday, would stop individual Americans…


L.A. Times – Business

Trump Rolls Back ‘Misguided’ Deal With Cuba

June 16, 2017 |

President Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing, the AP reports. He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a better deal for Cubans and Cuban-Americans. “I am canceling the last…
Newser

CNN

Trump to reveal new Cuba policy in speech

June 14, 2017 |

President Donald Trump is expected to reveal his administration’s new policy toward Cuba in a speech in Miami next Friday, according to two US officials.
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CNN

Cuba warns of drugs risk if US relations shift

June 12, 2017 |

For Cuban officials on the front lines of the fight against drug trafficking, the Trump administration’s threat to roll back improved relations between the United States and the communist-run island comes at a dangerous moment.
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Trump faces a tough task in unwinding Obama’s Cuba policy

June 3, 2017 |

President Obama’s 2014 easing of U.S. policy toward Cuba helped funnel American travel dollars into military-linked tourism conglomerates even as state security agents waged a fierce crackdown on dissent.

The rapprochement also poured hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. spending into privately…


L.A. Times – Business

U.S. airlines are not giving up on Cuba after all

April 29, 2017 |

Only weeks after two small U.S. airlines announced plans to cut back service to Cuba, four major carriers have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation to take over the routes to the island nation.

Behind the revolving door of flight plans is an effort by the nation’s biggest…


L.A. Times – Business

Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead in Car

April 21, 2017 |

Tragedy for Cuba Gooding Jr.: The Oscar-winning actor’s father, soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., was found dead in his car on a Los Angeles street Thursday afternooon, NBC reports. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that emergency workers were unable to resuscitate the 72-year-old after he was found slumped over the…
Newser

TMZ

Cuba Gooding Sr. Dead at 72, Possible Overdose

April 20, 2017 |

Cuba Gooding Sr., a popular soul singer and father to the Oscar winner, was found dead Thursday in the San Fernando Valley … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us Cuba Gooding Jr.’s dad was slumped over in his silver Jaguar, parked on…

TMZ.com