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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 »

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

The incidents, which have caused hearing loss and brain injury, began within days of Donald Trump's election but the motives and culprits remain obscure. Associated Press in Havana. Mon 2 Oct 2017 11.23 EDT Last modified on Mon 2 Oct 2017 14.19 EDT.and more »

US to slash embassy staff in Cuba, warn travelers of hotel attacks - Washington Post

State Dept. issues travel warning for Americans who wish to visit. 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 ...and more »

Cuba Sonic Attacks Hit US Spy Network - Daily Beast

The mysterious sonic attacks that have left U.S. officials in Havana with serious injuries, including brain trauma and hearing loss, have also affected American spies in the country, the AP reported Friday. The bizarre attacks reportedly began shortly ...and more »

Reports: US Set To Order Cuba To Reduce Embassy Staff In Washington - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

U.S. news agencies are reporting that the United States plans to expel about 60 percent of Cuba's embassy staff in Washington after announcing it would pull its own personnel out of Havana following a series of unexplained "attacks." The Associated ...and more »

Illnesses among diplomats in Cuba have no known cause: Analysis - Toronto Star

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 »

As mystery attacks leave diplomats unwell, US withdraws embassy staff from Cuba - The Times of Israel

21 personnel report symptoms including hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues, and difficulty sleeping. By Francesco FONTEMAGGI 30 September 2017, 7:14 pm 1 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 282 shares. Staff stand within ...and more »

US travel warning sends chill across Cuban tourism industry - Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Businesses catering to U.S. tourists visiting Cuba have had a rude awakening in the last few months after enjoying a 2-1/2-year boom. A woman wearing clothings in U.S. colours walks in Havana, Cuba, September 30, 2017.and more »