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  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. But Trump was leaving in place many of Obamas changes, including the reopened U.S....

  • Mistake for Trump to reduce business opportunites in Cuba: Expert

    Philip Peters, Cuba Research Center president, provides perspective to President Trump's proposed plan to restrict business relations in Cuba.

  • Cuban President Raúl Castro

    Cuban President Raul Castro said he will step down from power after his second term ends in 2018.

  • HAVANA, June 16- American tourists strolling the ample squares and narrow streets of colonial Havana may not know it, but from novelist Ernest Hemingway's famed Floridita bar to Sloppy Joe's eatery, they are probably patronizing businesses owned by Cuba's military. It is that lucrative line of business that President Donald Trump will target when he rolls out...

  • HAVANA, June 15- American tourists strolling the ample squares and narrow streets of colonial Havana may not know it, but from novelist Ernest Hemingway's famed Floridita bar to Sloppy Joe's eatery, they are probably patronizing businesses owned by Cuba's military. It is that lucrative line of business that President Donald Trump will target when he rolls out...

  • June 15- Marriott International Inc Chief Executive Arne Sorenson on Thursday urged the Trump administration to improve relations with post-Castro Cuba and recognize tourism as a strategic tool in the effort. President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy on Friday. The policy is likely to tighten some rules on travel and trade, and partly...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday a policy of engagement with Cuba has financially benefited the island's government in violation of U.S. law, further fueling expectations that President Donald Trump this week will roll back parts of former President Barack Obamas opening to Havana. Speaking ahead of Trumps expected trip to Miami on Friday to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- President Donald Trump is expected to visit Miami as early as next Friday to announce a new Cuba policy that could tighten rules on trade and travel, rolling back parts of former President Barack Obamas opening to the island, according to a U.S. official and people familiar with the matter. Trumps aides are nearing completion of a review of...

  • A large drawing of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro is displayed in the Playa neighborhood of Havana, Cuba, November 29, 2016.

    The Trump administration is nearing completion of a policy review to determine how far it goes in rolling back former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba.

  • WASHINGTON, May 29- The Trump administration is nearing completion of a policy review to determine how far it goes in rolling back former President Barack Obamas engagement with Cuba and could make an announcement next month, according to current and former U.S. officials and people familiar with the discussions. The White House said in February that Cuba...

  • The sun sets over Havana on the evening before the U.S. officially reopens their embassy after 54 years.

    Cuba has suggested that its famous rum serves as a means of paying back Cold War-era debt.

  • Death of Fidel Castro will not lead to immediate transition of power

    Diego Moya-Ocampos, Latin American analyst at IHS, discusses what the death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro means for the communist country.

  • Castro's death & the US-Cuba relationship

    John Kavulich, Former President, Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Cuba Trade & Economic Council, discusses what impact, if any, Fidel Castro's death will have on the U.S.

  • Trump's Cuba approach: What it means for travel

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on whether the election of Donald Trump will change America's policy toward the island nation. And Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on traveling there.

  • Cuba post-Fidel

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks to Cubans about what happens in their country now.

  • Cubans prepare for Castro memorial

    In Havana, workers are busy preparing the city's Revolution Plaza for two days of tributes to the late Fidel Castro. NBC's Jim Gray reports.

  • President Barack Obama and Cuba's President Raul Castro shake hands during their first meeting on the second day of Obama's visit to Cuba, in Havana March 21, 2016.

    Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus says the president-elect could reverse the U.S. opening to Cuba unless Havana changes its approach.

  • Fidel Castro observes the May Day parade at the Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba May 1, 1998.

    Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced communism and defied 10 U.S. presidents, has died at age 90.

  • Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born August 13, 1926) is a communist Cuba politician. This photo is circa 1954.

    Fidel Castro's life was synonymous with Cuban history. Here are some key moments.