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Canada Minister Urges Cuba to Be 'Part of the Solution' in Venezuela

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday urged Cuba to line up with Lima Group nations and end its support for Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro.

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Cubans Ready to Sue in U.S. Courts for Confiscated Properties

Jose Ramon Lopez Regueiro claims to be the sole heir of the once privately-owned Havana airport -- and he is preparing to sue in US courts to recover the property confiscated in Cuba under Fidel Castro.

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Trump Ramps Up Pressure on Cuba in Latin America Offensive

President Donald Trump on Wednesday ramped up pressure on Cuba with new restrictions on US travel and remittances and a green light to lawsuits over seized property as he vowed to rid Latin America of leftists.

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U.S. Moves to Cut off Venezuela Oil, Cuba Trade

The United States on Friday announced sanctions on ships of Venezuela's state oil company and companies that link it to key ally Cuba, hoping to cut off vital lifelines for President Nicolas Maduro.

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Cuba Votes in Referendum on New Constitution

Cubans voted in a referendum on a new constitution Sunday with the backdrop of mounting pressure from the United States and continued support for Venezuela's socialist regime.

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US Puts Focus on Cuba Rights Abuses as It Faces UN Censure

Facing condemnation for its decades-old embargo on Cuba, the United States will on Thursday try to shift the focus at the United Nations to the communist government's human rights record.

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US-Cuba Relations 'in Decline,' President Says

Relations between Cuba and the United States are in decline under President Donald Trump, his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel said in an interview broadcast Sunday.

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Cuba Constitution Referendum Date Set for February 2019

The national referendum to ratify Cuba's new constitution will take place on February 24, 2019, state television said Thursday.

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U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats following Mysterious Attacks

The United States ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats on Tuesday, accusing Havana of failing to protect their U.S. counterparts from harm in a series of mystery "attacks" on their health.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, however, that Washington would maintain diplomatic relations even though the size of the U.S. mission in Havana would be reduced to a minimum.

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Trump to Announce Curbs on Business with Cuban Military

President Donald Trump will announce curbs on US firms doing business with the Cuban military and tighter rules on travel to the island on Friday during a visit to the spiritual home of the Cuban-American exile community.

Trump will appear in Miami's Little Havana at a theater named after an anti-communist veteran of the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion to launch a move that will begin to roll back his predecessor Barack Obama's outreach to Havana.  

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