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Protestors on Sanibel want ‘Freedom for Cuba’

Rain or shine, people have been taking to the streets and using their voices to show support for the people of Cuba. Earlier on Saturday, many came out to show what “Freedom for Cuba” means to them. Those three words mean so much to the people who lined the streets on Sanibel. They shouted for […]

Cuba’s leader lays some blame for protests on his government

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel for the first time is offering some self-criticism while saying that government shortcomings in handling shortages and other problems played a role in this week’s protests. But in a televised address Wednesday night he also called on Cubans to not act with hate — a reference to the violence that occurred […]

DeSantis holds roundtable in Miami to address Cuba situation

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a roundtable Tuesday afternoon in Miami to discuss the situation in Cuba, but the media was not allowed inside until near the very end. Joining him at the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora were Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and local Cuban-American officials. A spokesperson from the governor’s office said on […]

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to renew relations with the communist-governed island. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the step, citing in particular Cuba’s continued harboring of U.S. fugitives, its refusal to extradite a […]