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In Havana, Cuban mechanics are restoring the American classic car legacy - CNN

The doors of the rusted container that Roberto uses as a garage in the working-class Havana neighborhood of Mariano groan as he shows me the treasure hidden inside: a purple 1954 Chevy that shines as if brand new. Roberto says he found the car out in ...and more »

US slashing embassy staff in Cuba, issuing travel warning because of apparent sonic 'attacks' - Washington Post

The United States is yanking more than half its diplomatic personnel from the embassy in Havana and warning Americans not to visit Cuba, saying Friday it is for their own safety until investigators determine what caused a mysterious string of attacks ...and more »

Bizarre attacks in Havana hit US spy network in Cuba - Chicago Tribune

Frightening attacks on U.S. personnel in Havana struck the heart of America's spy network in Cuba, with intelligence operatives among the first and most severely affected victims, The Associated Press has learned. It wasn't until U.S. spies, posted to ...and more »

US spies in Cuba were among first victims of mysterious sonic 'attacks' - The Guardian

The Hotel Capri in Havana is one of the sites of apparent sonic 'attacks' on US diplomatic personnel. Photograph: Desmond Boylan/AP. US intelligence operatives in Cuba were among the first and most severely affected victims of a string of baffling ...and more »

Now is Not the Time to Reduce America's Havana Embassy - History News Network (HNN) (blog)

The reason? Officially, the State Department is concerned for the welfare of embassy employees and their dependents. According to U.S. officials, twenty-one diplomats and family members have experienced “sonic attacks” during the last year in their ...and more »

Cubans enraged by US decision on visas - The Hindu

Cubans are irate over the Donald Trump regime's decision to stop processing of visas at the US embassy in Havana. Reuters. Havana, September 30, 2017 22:12 IST. Updated: September 30, 2017 22:19 IST. more-in. Washington cutting diplomatic presence ...and more »

Donald Trump 'to ask Cuba to cut Washington embassy staff by 60 per cent' in new relationship setback - The Independent

The Trump administration is preparing to ask Cuba to withdraw 60 per cent of its diplomats from Washington, US officials said on Monday, in response to last week's US move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by a similar amount. The US request marks ...and more »

US to expel two-thirds of Cuban diplomats amid sonic attack probe - McClatchy Washington Bureau

The Trump administration will kick nearly two-thirds of Cuba's embassy personnel out of the United States after months of mysterious attacks targeting American diplomats drove the White House to pull its own staff from Havana, according to multiple ...and more »

Travel to Cuba Continues Despite New Warnings - TravelPulse

A new safety warning has been issued by the U.S. State Department regarding travel to Cuba. Taking a step further away from the warm, open relations established under the Obama administration, the government warned Americans on Friday not to travel to ...and more »

All the theories about what's happening to the diplomats in Cuba - Washington Post

It's a mystery out of a John le Carré novel: For the past several months, U.S. diplomats in Cuba have suffered unexplainable symptoms, from hearing loss and vertigo to nausea and concussions. Some say they're struggling to concentrate and recall even ...and more »