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June 16, 2017 9:10 AM Trump's Cuban Policy Reversal

The president on Friday will announce changes meant to make it harder to travel and do business with the island. President Trump will announce Friday a drastic change in the U.S.-Cuba relationship, swapping a policy of cultural exchange to bring about democratic ideals for something closer to the embargo-style policies from past decades. White House 39

June 16, 2017 5:59 AM Trump to announce revised policy toward Cuba, keeping many of Obama's changes

President will announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military Stopping short of a complete turnabout, U.S. President Donald Trump is expected Friday to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at stopping the flow of U.S. cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations and allowing U.S. airlines and cruise ships 17

June 16, 2017 4:02 AM No winners in Trump’s reversal of US Cuba policy

Two years after the Obama administration initiated the thawing of US relations with Cuba, President Trump wants to partially roll back the rapprochement. An event is planned for Friday in Miami, where Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on American travel to the island and on US companies doing business with the Cuban government. For one, there 10

January 18, 2017 8:23 PM Obama Defends Chelsea Manning Commutation, Cites 'Cordial' Transition

U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday justice had been served as one of the reason's behind his surprise commutation a day earlier of the prison sentence for an Army intelligence analyst who leaked military documents. Obama, holding his final news conference as the American leader, said Chelsea Manning had served a longer sentence than others convicted 5

January 13, 2017 9:42 PM End of preferential treatment for Cuban migrants was long overdue

President Obama’s decision to end a half-century of special treatment for Cuban émigrés is bad news for those seeking a new life outside the reach of the Castro regime, but nonetheless long overdue. Conceived in the early years of the decades-long political estrangement between the U.S. and Cuba, the policy was meant to give a safe harbor to those fleeing 24

January 13, 2017 7:45 PM US policy change on Cuban migrants leaves many stranded

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It took three months for Gabriel Marin and his wife, Yansiel, to make it from their home in eastern Cuba to this migrant shelter in Panama's capital. The goal was the United States and now the door that spurred their odyssey has slammed shut. Hundreds of people like Marin were stranded in transit in South and Central America on Thursday 16

January 13, 2017 3:04 PM Newspaper from Sancti Spiritus, Cuba

Cuba considers a positive step forward in improving relations with the USA an agreement announced yesterday by President Barack Obama to secure regular, safe and orderly migration between the two countries. Obama’s declaration does away with the so-called ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy that guaranteed any Cuban arriving in US territory, no matter how, to becoming 5

January 13, 2017 11:45 AM Havana hails end of 'wet foot, dry foot' immigration policy for Cubans

President Barack Obama speaks at the Grand Theater of Havana, Cuba, March 22, 2016. Photo Credit: AP HAVANA, Cuba - The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama's decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.S. soil, while ordinary citizens mourned the end of an easy pathway to a new life in the United States. Average Cubans 19

January 13, 2017 10:05 AM With just days left in office, Obama changes 'wet foot, dry foot' policy on Cuban immigration

Cubans who come to the United States without a visa will no longer be allowed to stay here. President Barack Obama's move, announced Thursday, reverses a 1995 policy that granted special status to Cubans and helped change the political, economic and cultural landscape of South Florida. The so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy opened the floodgates for Cubans 11

January 13, 2017 9:39 AM Havana Hails the End of Special U.S. Immigration Policy for Cubans

(HAVANA) — The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama’s decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.S. soil, while ordinary citizens mourned the end of an easy pathway to a new life in the United States. Average Cubans and opponents of the island’s communist leaders said they expected pressure for reform to increase 10