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Cuban human rights and the hypocrisy of the media - Aljazeera.com

'The spectrum of human rights is wide. But what [the media] do is focus ... on the bad parts and ignore the good stuff.' Ed Augustin by Ed Augustin. 13 Jan 2017. Cuban human rights and the hypocrisy of the media. Flags flew at half-staff by Antonio ...and more »

Obama Ends Exemption for Cubans Who Arrive Without Visas - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday that he was terminating the 22-year-old policy that has allowed Cubans who arrived on United States soil without visas to remain in the country and gain legal residency, an unexpected move long sought by the ...and more »

Obama Administration Ends Refugee Policy That Favored Cubans - NPR

Cuban refugees float in heavy seas 60 miles south of Key West, Fla., in 1994. The Obama administration is ending a two-decades-old policy of allowing Cuban refugees to stay in the U.S. if they can make it to U.S. soil. Dave Martin/AP hide caption ...and more »

Is the US Opening to Cuba Dead in the Water? - Foreign Policy

Obama's historic normalization with Havana is under threat from Trump's hardline cabal of Castro-haters. By Christopher Sabatini. | January 13, 2017, 5:47 PM. US President Barack Obama waves after delivering a speech at the Gran Teatro de la Habana in ...and more »

Obama ends 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cuban immigrants - The Guardian

People look on at a Cuban migrant boat that brought 12 people and a dog to the beach in September 2015. Cubans will no longer be able to take advantage of the 'wet foot, dry foot' policy to emigrate to the US. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images ...and more »

Repeal of 'wet foot, dry foot' policy leaves Cubans stranded far from home - The Guardian

Cubans queue in front of the US embassy in Havana. Barack Obama scrapped rules that allow Cubans who arrive illegally on US soil a fast track to permanent residency. Photograph: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images. Hundreds of Cubans who sold their homes ...and more »

Cuban Migrants on Deadly Journey to US Wrongfooted by Obama - Foreign Policy (blog)

The abrupt end to the decades-old 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans has quiet support from Trump. By Molly O'Toole. | January 14, 2017, 10:46 AM. cubaobama. TAPACHULA, Mexico — The couple wiped away beads of sweat as they sat in the December sun ...and more »

Obama Administration Ending 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cubans - ABC News

The Obama administration has ended the Clinton-era policy known as "wet foot, dry foot," which allows Cubans special immigration status just days before he leaves office. Interested in Cuba? Add Cuba as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Cuba ...and more »

Obama's Last Big Cuba Move - The New Yorker

The end of the “wet foot, dry foot” immigration policy could buttress President Obama's historic rapprochement with Havana. PHOTOGRAPH BY NIKOS ECONOMOPOULOS / MAGNUM. On Thursday, President Obama announced that he was scrapping the long-standing ...and more »

US ending 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama is ending the longstanding "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allows Cubans who arrive in the United States without a visa to become permanent residents, the administration announced Thursday. The move, which wasn ...and more »