Obama administration eases Cuba restrictions, again

Oct 14, 2016
More rum and cigars for tourists, but the pace is slow for businesses.
A worker puts cigars in boxes at the H.Upman Cigar Factory in Havana, which hosts the world's largest Cuban cigar festival. 
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Did Trump break the Cuba embargo?

Sep 29, 2016
A Newsweek investigation alleges the businessman and presidential candidate’s former company illegally did business in Cuba in the 1990s.
Cubans wave a U.S. and a Cuban flag at the Malecon waterfront as the first US-to-Cuba cruise ship to arrive in the island nation in decades glides into the port of Havana, on May 2, 2016.
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JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

Aug 31, 2016
Five other airlines have been approved for flights to Cuban cities.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (front), deplanes upon arriving at the airport of Santa Clara, Cuba on the first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba since 1961.
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Cruising for a purpose: Have fun and do good

Jul 27, 2016
After an all-you-can-eat buffet, how about laying cement floors?
Fathom passengers and representatives from the Dominican Institute for Integral Development present families with water filters.
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"No es facil:" The challenge of filming in Cuba

Jun 10, 2016
"House of Lies" is the first scripted U.S. TV show to film in Cuba since diplomatic relations were restored.
"House of Lies" is the first scripted show to film in Cuba since relations were restored.
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Cuban migrants scramble to claim special status in US

May 25, 2016
Some worry — others hope — improving ties with US may change special privileges.
It took Cuban migrant Henry Salgera about three months to make it to the U.S. He said his bag — containing clothes, some medicine, deodorant and water — is all he carried with him.
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Leaked NSA newsletters offer a glimpse of daily life

May 17, 2016
The Intercept releases a batch of 166 newsletters from the National Security Agency's archive.
A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency (NSA) logo inside the Threat Operations Center in Fort Meade, Maryland on Jan. 25, 2006. The recent publishing of NSA newsletters, dated from 2003, are shedding light on the agency's office culture.
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Who were the executives hanging out with Obama in Cuba?

Mar 22, 2016
If you want a taste of what the U.S. wants for Cuba's future, just take a look at the business leaders joining the president's tour of the country.
President Obama with Cuban and American business leaders. 
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Obama speech is eagerly awaited in Cuba

Mar 22, 2016
Cubans await clues on further economic measures in the president's address.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro listen to live music during a state dinner at the Palace of the Revolution on Monday in Havana, Cuba.
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Cuba trade opportunities expand, but obstacles remain

Mar 18, 2016
As President Obama prepares to visit the island, businesses prepare to trade there.
Cuban and U.S. flags are seen outside a restaurant in Havana, Cuba on Thursday. 
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