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  1. Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | InsideFlyer

    The Trump administration's newly imposed restrictions on travel to Cuba were expected to have a chilling effect on U.S. tourism to the island nation, but maybe not so quickly. The U.S. Department of the Treasury last week announced a handful of restrictions and sanctions that prohibit Cuba visits that were previously allowed under the "people-to-people" provision, and make many hotels and other establishments off limits to U.S. visitors.


  2. Things to Do Music: November 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The Pordland Mercury

    IBEYI, THEMIND French-Cuban sisters Lisa-KaindA and Naomi DA az perform under the moniker Ibeyi, which comes from the Yoruba term for "twins." In September the experimental duo released Ash , an excellent sophomore effort that melds folk with electronica, piano and cajA3n with Auto-tune, and lyrics in English, Yoruba, Spanish, and French.


  3. How Danay Suarez's Lost Album Became Her Greatest Redemption Song: InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Billboard

    ... spits, swaying with one hand in the air, as if to beckon a higher being or musical anointing. Danay was born in Havana, Cuba, and raised between El Cerro and Buena Vista, a pair of barrios she describes as historically "conflicted and riddled with ...


  4. Judge Ariel Rodriguez, 70, former state Supreme Court justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... for his years of dedication, support and advancement of the HBA-NJ and the Latino community at large." Born in Havana, Cuba in 1947, he came with his family to the United States in 1958. Rodriguez would go onto to become a state Supreme Court ...


  5. Alaska Airlines will drop service to Havana, CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska Airlines' last flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba is planned for Jan. 22, the airline announced Tuesday in a news release on its website.


  6. Alaska Airlines discontinues Los Angeles-Havana daily flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Egypt Today

    The U.S. government made it tougher last week for Americans to visit Cuba and do business in the country, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump to roll back his Democratic predecessor's move toward warmer ties with Havana. The regulations include a ban on Americans doing business with some 180 Cuban government entities, holding companies, and tourism companies.


  7. Alaska Airlines To Discontinue Flights To CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Pilots waved flags in the cockpit before taking off on Alaska Airlines' inaugural flight to Havana, Cuba on January 5, 2017. Alaska Airlines is saying "Adios" to Cuba.


  8. Alaska Airlines inaugural flight to Cuba, Jan 5, 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A car passes by the Telegrafo Hotel in Havana on November 8, 2017. Tighter restrictions on US travellers to Cuba will go into effect on Thursday, officials said, almost five months after President Donald Trump vowed to crack down.


  9. The Pentagon paid $370,000 to rent an MRI for Guantanamo and it doesn't workRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Gazette

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - There's a problem with a mobile MRI unit being leased by the Pentagon for $370,000 to scan a suspected terrorist's brain as a prelude to his death-penalty trial, a prosecutor announced in court Tuesday. Army Col.


  10. How to prepare for a day in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... Caribbean International cruise. There was a time limit on the vouchers, so we searched for a short trip. The opening of Cuba, through more lax U.S. restrictions a couple years ago, provided the incentive for cruise lines, tour companies and airlines ...


  11. Alaska Airlines will discontinue flying to Havana, CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | PR Newswire

    "Travel is about making connections, and we were honored to have played a role in helping people make personal connections by traveling between the U.S. and , chief commercial officer for Alaska Airlines. "We continually evaluate every route we fly to ensure we have the right number of seats to match the number of people who want to go there."


  12. Florida Frontiers: Revising local history means giving up some Cape Canaveral loreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Florida Today

    ... Florida." The marker goes on to explain how the American ships were carrying 72,000 Spanish silver dollars from Havana, Cuba, to Philadelphia to support the Continental Army. The British ships chased the Americans south. The British ship Sybil, ...


  13. Bonn: Initiative to increase insurance coverage for climate-related...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | United Nations

    Hurricane Irma cut a path of devastation throughout the Caribbean, including in Punta Alegre, on the north coast of Ciego de Avila, Cuba. Photo: Jose M. Correa/UNDAC 14 November 2017 – On the heels of one of the worst - and most costly - Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, a global initiative was launched Wednesday at the United Nations Climate Change Conference , in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of providing insurance to hundreds of millions of vulnerable people by 2020 and to increase the resilience of developing countries against the impacts of climate change.


  14. Cubans may have used old Soviet Cold War technology in attacks on U.S. diplomatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Babalu Blog

    Mystery continues to surround the strange attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba. More than 20 Americans suffered what appears to be a "sonic" attack that in some cases led to serious injuries.


  15. Cuba Sanctions Guidance: November 2017 UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 |

    On November 9, 2017, changes to the United States' Cuba Sanctions program went into effect, as the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and Export Administration Regulations , respectively. The CACR updates and EAR updates implement the changes announced by President Trump in his June 2017 speech and associated National Security Presidential Memorandum .


  16. Maybe he'll do the wave with RaAol and Joanne, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Babalu Blog

    We just learned that Oscar Lopez Rivera will be going to Cuba to receive special recognition or an award, as reported by a state newspaper in the island : According to a program prepared for the independence activist - the first after his release last May 17th - , the award will be giv According to the Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, ICAP, Lopez Rivera will assist in a political-cultural activity on Monday at th The agenda also includes an exchange with students at the University of Havana's Master Hall, visits to provinces and to the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery in eastern Santiago de Cuba where he will visit the memorials that hold the remains of National Hero Jose Marti and the leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro.


  17. The United States Changes its Cuba Sanctions RulesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | PressReleasePoint

    The Trump Administration has followed up on the President's June 16, 2017 speech in Miami regarding U.S. policy toward Cuba by announcing new restrictions on trade with Cuba that become effective November 9. At the heart of the new policy is a "Cuba Restricted List" in which the State Department names 180 Cuban entities with which new commercial relations are to be prohibited. These entities and sub-entities are under the control of, or act for or on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services or personnel, including, in particular, the Grupo de AdministraciA3n Empresarial .


  18. Melodia Women's Choir to Present 15th Anniversary Season Concert Autumn FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 |

    ... led the St. George's Choral Society in NYC, and was a guest conductor at the International Choral Festival in Havana, Cuba. She is also the Artistic Director of the Stonewall Chorale, and currently serves as Director of Music and Organist at West ...


  19. U.S. implements tighter sanctions on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The US government announced additional sanctions and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, following up on an announcement by President Donald Trump earlier this year. Among the specific changes outlined by the Treasury Department are restrictions on travel to Cuba for educational or cultural exchange groups, which will now be permitted only for sponsored groups in the United States, and with the participation of representatives from those groups.


  20. A Soviet cleansing in Cuba: The Escambray uprising that took Castro...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Babalu Blog

    Most Americans have never heard of the anti-Castro uprising in Cuba's Escambray Mountains, which began in 1959 and took Fidel and the Soviet Union six years to put down. At the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, the episode is worth revisiting.