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  • Tourists pass by the Bar Floridita in Havana, Cuba.

    But tougher Trump policy means that American tourism dollars are flowing to the Cuban government and starving private businesses.

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    Republican and Cuban-exile Carlos Gutierrez says canceling DACA would be "a big blemish" on the United States.

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  • WASHINGTON— The United States would be "putting people intentionally in harm's way" if it sent diplomats back to Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says in an Associated Press interview, even as a new FBI report casts doubt on the initial theory that Americans there have been hit by "sonic attacks." Following months of investigation and four FBI trips to Havana,...

  • As the U.S.- Cuba rapprochement unfolded in 2015-2016 the EU dropped all sanctions and negotiated a political dialogue and cooperation agreement, the first between Cuba and the EU. Mogherini said a delegation from the European Investment Bank would visit Cuba later this month. In February, Mogherini will preside with Rodriguez in Brussels over the first...

  • As the U.S.- Cuba rapprochement unfolded in 2015-2016 the EU dropped all sanctions and negotiated a political dialogue and cooperation agreement, the first between Cuba and the EU. Mogherini said a delegation from the European Investment Bank would visit Cuba later this month. In February Mogherini will preside with Rodriguez in Brussels over the first...

  • HAVANA, Jan 4- The European Unions top diplomat met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Thursday, saying a landmark accord ratified in November had opened the door to broader economic ties between the Communist-ruled island and 28- nation bloc. As the U.S.- Cuba rapprochement unfolded in 2015-2016 the EU dropped all sanctions and negotiated the...

  • HAVANA, Dec 19- Boxy Russian-built Lada automobiles still rattle around Cuba, growing more decrepit by the year, a reminder of vanished Soviet patronage for the Communist-led island. It is part of a broader move by Moscow to renew commercial, military and political ties just as the U.S. government is retreating from Cuba under Republican President Donald Trump.

  • HAVANA/ HOUSTON, Dec 14- Venezuela has pulled out of a partnership with Cuba in its Cienfuegos oil refinery and the Caribbean island has taken full ownership of the plant, Cuban state media said on Thursday. Venezuela is grappling with an economic crisis that already forced it to slash cheap oil shipments to Cuba, which has had a knock-on effect on the island's...

  • HAVANA/ HOUSTON, Dec 14- Venezuela has pulled out of a partnership with Cuba in its Cienfuegos oil refinery and the Caribbean island has taken full ownership of the plant, Cuban state media said on Thursday. Venezuela is grappling with a crippling economic crisis that already forced it to slash cheap oil shipments to Cuba, which has had a knock-on effect on the...

  • HAVANA, Dec 6- Chinese exports to Cuba have plunged this year in the latest sign of a worsening in the Communist-run island's financial situation, which began in 2015 with the economic crisis in its top trading partner Venezuela. China sends a broad array of supplies to Cuba, from machinery and transportation equipment to raw materials, chemicals and food.

  • HAVANA, Nov 28- Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle on Tuesday laid the first stone of a $55 million coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island. Cuba created the zone around the Mariel port just west of Havana four years ago, offering companies significant tax and...

  • HAVANA, Nov 28- Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle on Tuesday laid the first stone of a $55 million coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island. Cuba created the zone around the Mariel port just west of Havana four years ago, offering companies significant tax and...

  • A woman holds a fan at the newly-opened US embassy in Cuba, prior to the flag-raising ceremony led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, on August 14, 2015, in Havana, Cuba.

    Sources tell CNBC that Dr. Michael Hoffer, who specializes in concussions, is taking an active role in researching the attacks.

  • Nov 14- U.S. airline Alaska Airlines on Tuesday said it would discontinue a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba, after Jan. 22, due to the recent changes in Cuba travel policies by the U.S. government. The U.S. government made it tougher last week for Americans to visit Cuba and do business in the country, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump to...

  • Norwegian Cruise Line CEO says demand for cruises to Cuba is 'off the charts'

    Jim Cramer sat down with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings President and CEO Frank Del Rio, who said his company is seeing huge profits from Cuban vacations.

  • U.S. companies embraced Cuba in the wake of the detente, jostling for a foothold in an opening market of 11 million consumers. Starwood Hotels, a subsidiary of Marriott International Inc, took over management of a Cuban hotel and cruise operators like Florida- based Carnival Cruise Line included Cuba in their itineraries. But worsening U.S. relations as well as...

  • WASHINGTON/ HAVANA, Nov 8- The U.S. government made it tougher on Wednesday for Americans to visit Cuba and do business in the country, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump to roll back his Democratic predecessor's move toward warmer ties with Havana. The restrictions, which take effect on Thursday, are aimed at preventing the military, intelligence...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 8- The U.S. government made it tougher on Wednesday for Americans to book trips and do business with Cuba, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump to roll back his Democratic predecessor's move toward warmer ties with Havana. The restrictions, which take effect on Thursday, are aimed at preventing the military, intelligence and security...