Cubans Stranded in Route to USA - Havana Times

Cuban migrants arrive to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on February 8, 2016. In Mexico they are given 20 days to travel freely through the country. HAVANA TIMES – Cuban migrants in Mexico still hope to cross into the United States, despite yesterday's ...

Cuba's Raul Castro Meets with US Chamber of Commerce President - Fortune

The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce met with Cuban President Raul Castro and in separate meetings with members of Castro's economic cabinet on Friday, as they prepare for the advent of a more hostile Trump administration next week.

Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow - Phys.Org

In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo Yolanda Mollinedo looks at her granddaughter Alejandra in Virginia, United States, on her smartphone using a video chat application with the new experimental internet in the living room of her home in Havana, …more. Two days ...

Bitter, disbelieving: Cuban migrants en route to US hope for some kind of eleventh-hour reprieve - Los Angeles Times

This sweltering town just north of Mexico's southern border with Guatemala is a three-day bus jaunt from the U.S.-Mexico frontier, a fact that has long drawn migrants from across the globe en route to the United States. Images of the Stars and Stripes ...

Want to Visit Cuba? Go While You Still Can - Newsweek

01_13_cuba_01 Felix Guirola, 52, rides a homemade bike with an advertising banner in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2016. Reuters. Share. Opinion Cuba. It seems like every travel organization in the country is out with its “must visit” list for 2017. What do ...

US repeal of friendly migrant policy makes waves in Cuban port city - CBC.ca

News that the U.S. has repealed a migration policy favourable to Cubans spread quickly in Cardenas, a coastal city where balseros, or rafters, regularly attempt to make the treacherous 150-kilometre journey across the Florida Strait. On Thursday ...

Costa Rican government applauds US decision to stop 'wet foot, dry foot' policy on Cuban migrants - The Tico Times

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís holds a Cuban flag upon his arrival at José Martí International Airport in Havana, on Dec. 13, 2015. (Courtesy Casa Presidencial). While facing the Cuban migrant crisis over the past year, Costa Rica has seen ...

Obama Administration Ends "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy for Cubans - Immigration Blog (blog)

Time after time the Obama administration had declared that it had no intentions of changing U.S. immigration policies towards Cubans. However, yesterday, President Obama announced the end of the "wet foot, dry foot" policy, and the lesser known Cuban ...

Cubans debate whether a year in detention is worth a chance at the American dream - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Ernesto Vazquez is giving himself 24-hours to decide whether the small chance of a life in the United States is worth being locked up for a year without knowing if he'll get to stay or be deported back to Cuba. The 27-year old executive chef from ...