Cuba

Cuba Reports Zero Deaths For Two Weeks

(CNN) - Cuba has gone 14 days without a reported death from the coronavirus. According to top epidemiologist Dr. Alfredo Duran; Cuban health authorities reported 17 new cases in the last 24 hours. Three of whom were of Cubans…

Cuba Reports One New Coronavirus Case

(CNN) - Cuba recorded one new case of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Cuba says it's lowest number since the outbreak arrived in the Caribbean nation in March. During a televised briefing on Wednesday; Cuba’s national director of…

Trump Admin Suspends U.S. Flights To 9 Cuba Locations

(CNN) - The Trump administration is suspending most flights into Cuba. The Department of Transportation issued a notice Friday suspending U.S. commercial flights from flying into nine destinations on the island nation. The changes go into effect on December…

Trump Admin Imposes New Cuba Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - The Trump administration is making it much harder for Americans to visit Cuba. The treasury announced new regulations on Tuesday that blocks Americans visiting the island through organized tour groups. That's the most common way U.S. citizens…

Cuba To Offer Mobile Internet Access

(CNN) - Cuba is one of the least connected countries in the world in terms of internet. According to Freedom House, a U.S. government-funded NGO, but that is changing. Cubans will soon have full internet access on cell phones.…

Microwaves Suspected in Attacks On U.S. Diplomats in Cuba

(CNN) - Scientists believe that microwave weapons were used in a series of bizarre, unexplained sonic attacks on U.S. diplomats in China and Cuba. Most of them occurred in 2016 and 2017, with a few more this year. The…

U.S. Cutting Staff at Embassy in Cuba

(CNN) - It looks like the staff that left the U.S. embassy in Cuba last year will not be returning. The U.S. State Department announced Friday that it has "a new permanent staffing plan" for the embassy. The State Department…

Senate to Hold Hearing on Cuba 'Sonic Attacks'

(CNN) - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets Tuesday to discuss the health incidents that sickened U.S. diplomats in Cuba. The incidents began in late 2016 when U.S. government workers and their families in Cuba began to experience strange symptoms.…

Cuba Anniversary Fidel Castro's Death

(CNN) - Saturday will mark one year since the passing of Fidel Castro. Castro led the overthrow of the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship in Cuba in 1959 and made the Caribbean island the first communist country in the Western Hemisphere. Castro…

FL has First Local Zika Case of 2017

(CNN) - A Manatee County, Florida resident has the Zika virus. The Florida Department of Health says a person started feeling symptoms associated with Zika after returning from a trip to Cuba with their partner. Officials say the person acquired…