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  1. News - World - CUBA

    Cuba releases details of illegal departure deaths

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... if immigration reform has made it easier to travel abroad since January 2013, many Cubans still try to leave the country illegally via the sea due to difficulties obtaining visas or enough money ...

  2. News - World - CUBA

    Cuba scraps exit permits for foreign travel

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Havana

    ... Agence France-Presse in Havana Cubans will no longer require an exit permit for foreign travel from January 14, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, the latest in a trickle of reforms ... now, the ministry said in a statement. Cuba has imposed stringent travel restrictions for a half-century but has failed to prevent thousands of its citizens from emigrating illegally each year, ...

  3. News - World - CUBA

    First commercial flight in 50 years connects Key West to Cuba

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:00pm by AP

    ... and exchange with ordinary Cubans. The Key West travellers were scheduled to meet with Cubans at botanical gardens, organic farms and cultural centres. "We're doing some really meaningful ...

  4. News - World - CUBA

    New Cuban law waves goodbye to exit visa

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 02:15pm

    ... either. On Monday Cubans got their first taste of a reform letting them travel abroad without a reviled and costly exit visa. As a vestige of the Cold War era vanished and most Cubans gained ... Sceptics wait and see Sceptics remained wary of the government, however, and wondered if the new travel freedom was for real. Until now, exit visas, which cost US200, were granted in haphazard ...

  5. News - World - CUBA

    US lawmakers seek details on Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Two US Republican lawmakers want to know if popular American pop star Beyonce and her husband, rapper Jay-Z, had the US government’s permission to travel ... at the Treasury Department, requesting information on the type of license Beyonce and Jay-Z had received before traveling to Cuba. “As you know, US law expressly prohibits the licensing of financial ...

  6. News - World - CUBA

    Madrid accused of covering up Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya's death

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Madrid Madrid accused of hiding truth about Cuban's death Spain's government is aiding a cover-up of the mysterious death of one of Cuba's most respected opposition leaders, who died after an unmarked police car rammed the car he was travelling in, according to his daughter. Oswaldo Paya, 60, and fellow anti-Castro activist Harold Cepero died ...

  7. News - World - CUBA

    Cuba drops exit permit requirement

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Miami

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Miami Citizens can travel more freely and for longer, but experts warn restrictions will still apply Euphoria after Castro drops exit permit rule The Cuban government's bombshell decision to drop the widely hated exit permits required for citizens travelling abroad has unleashed "euphoria" on the island as well as concerns abroad over a possible ...

  8. News - World - CUBA

    Cuban dissidents launch opposition coalition

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 02:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Havana

    ... loathed exit visas needed until now for travel abroad. But the economic reforms “have whetted the appetite of Cubans” who now want more, according to prominent dissient Yoani Sanchez, ...

  9. News - World - CUBA

    Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 03:55pm by Associated Press in Manzanillo, Cuba

    ... travellers and a smattering of locals rode out the hurricane in hotels clustered along a strip in Kingston’s financial district. Some read prayer books or novels, while others watched movies ...



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