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The imaginary border line between the United States and Latin America. Photo: Irina Dambrauskas.

U.S.: record of immigrants in 2016

  The United States’ immigrant population, including the legal residents and undocumented, reached a record 43.7 million in 2016, according to a report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). This represents an increase of half a million since 2015; … Continued

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Embassy of the United States in Bogotá.

Cubans must process from Colombia their immigrant visa to the U.S.

  Cubans who want to apply for an immigrant visa to the United States must do so in the embassy of that country in Bogotá, after Washington drastically reduced its legation in Havana because of the “attacks” suffered by its … Continued

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Photo by Yander Zamora

Cuba: the embargo costs tourism more than 1.7 million dollars

The U.S. economic embargo cost Cuban tourism more than 1.7 billion dollars between April 2016 and June 2017. According to a report published in the state-run press, tourism is the sector most affected in this period because of the financial … Continued

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In the background, the U.S. embassy in Havana. Photo: Alejandro Ernesto / EFE.

Tension between Cuba and the U.S. viewed from the two shores

  The news of recent weeks about the progressive tension in bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States have led to many sectors’ rejection on both sides of the Straits of Florida. James Williams, President of the Engage Cuba Coalition … Continued

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U.S. embassy in Cuba. Photo: Alejandro Ernesto / EFE.

Cuban Family Reunification Program will be maintained

The United States will maintain the family reunification program for Cubans, although details have not been given regarding the process after the reduction of 60 percent of the personnel of its embassy in Havana. According to the Cuban foreign minister, … Continued

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Arrival at José Martí Airport of the inaugural flight of the Pilot Plan for the reestablishment of direct postal service between the United States and Cuba, Havana, March 16, 2016. Photo: Abel Padrón /ACN.

Direct postal service with the U.S. has been held up since March

  Direct postal service for the exchange of correspondence and packages between Cuba and the United States has been held up since last March, the Correos de Cuba business group reported last week. The company’s first vice president, Zoraya Bravo, … Continued

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Equestrian sculpture of José Martí in New York’s Central Park. Photo: eusebioleal.cu.

Replica of New York’s José Martí statue already in Havana

  A replica of an equestrian statue of José Martí located since 1950 on the Avenue of the Americas in Central Park, New York, arrived in the port of Havana to soon be placed in the historic center’s 13 de … Continued

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Façade of the Cuban embassy in Washington, yesterday, October 3, 2017. The United States yesterday ordered the departure of 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington in reply to the alleged acoustic “attacks” that at least 22 U.S. diplomats have suffered in Cuba and which have led the Department of State to reduce its personnel on the Caribbean island. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo / EFE.

Cuban foreign minister: “There isn’t a particle of evidence” of the acoustic attacks

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said this Tuesday that the measure announced by the Department of State of expelling 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington, “without the conclusive results of the investigation,” has “an eminently political” character. In a press conference … Continued

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Photo: Cuban embassy in Washington’s Facebook page.

U.S. expels 15 Cuban officials in Washington

  The United States yesterday ordered the exit of 15 officials of the Cuban embassy in Washington in reply to the alleged acoustic “attacks” suffered by at least 22 of the U.S. diplomats posted in Cuba, and which have led … Continued

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Cuba’s diplomatic venue in Washington. Photo: Reuters.

U.S. to expel two thirds of Cuban diplomats in Washington

  The Donald Trump administration will expel almost two thirds of the personnel of the Cuban embassy in the United States after months of mysterious “sonic attacks” against U.S. diplomats that led the White House to withdraw part of its … Continued

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