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September 15, 2017 6:41 PM For first time in 300 years, no one is living on Barbuda

Irma has left Barbuda uninhabitable Workers remove debris on Thursday, September 14, in Friars Bay on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean island and others in the region. An aerial photo shows the devastation in Road Town, the capital of Tortola, the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands 371

June 17, 2017 11:48 PM Trump’s Cuba policy tries to redefine ‘good’ U.S. tourism. That includes putting visitors back on tour buses

The American traveler in Cuba — sweating, disoriented and probably a bit woozy from the rum drinks — is once more at the heart of the struggle for the island’s future. Central to President Trump’s plans to peel back his predecessor’s detente with Cuba is the idea that there is “good” and “bad” U.S. travel. The United States, Trump believes, can tightly 77

June 17, 2017 7:46 AM Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse some Obama-era Cuba policies landed with a thud among many congressional Republicans who say the new approach surrenders a potentially lucrative market for American goods and services to competitors. While anti-Castro conservatives hailed Trump’s partial roll-back of President Barack Obama’s detente 88

June 16, 2017 6:45 PM Trump announces revisions to parts of Obama’s Cuba policy

MIAMI — President Trump announced a new policy toward Cuba Friday that seeks to curb commercial dealings that benefit the Castro regime and could limit the freedom of some U.S. citizens to travel to the island — but leaves in place many changes implemented by his predecessor. In a fiery speech delivered in the heart of Miami’s Little Havana, where an older 91

June 16, 2017 4:02 AM Trump to revise parts of Obama’s Cuba policy

President Trump will announce a new policy toward Cuba Friday that prohibits any commercial dealings with Cuba’s economically powerful military and somewhat limits the freedom of U.S. citizens to travel to the island, but leaves in place many changes implemented by his predecessor. In a speech to be delivered in the heart of Miami’s Little Havana, where 82

June 15, 2017 6:10 PM Inside Marco Rubio’s campaign to shape Trump’s Cuba crackdown

Worried about bureaucratic pushback to preserve Obama’s normalization, the Florida senator went directly to the president with a plan in May. Facing President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio issued a blunt warning: The administration’s plan to crack down on Cuba trade and travel was under threat. Any effort by Trump to make good on his campaign 55

June 8, 2017 4:54 AM Found in Moscow’s Flea Markets: Car Parts, Jeans and Bargain-Hunting Cubans

They fly 13 hours seeking items to sell in a Communist island still starved of consumer goods MOSCOW—Sometimes the wheels of history turn slowly. The hottest shopping destination for Cubans is not across the water in Miami. It’s Moscow, 6,000 miles away. Tougher U.S. border control and rising remittance income from relatives abroad have led to a recent 107

May 15, 2017 8:01 PM Coast Guard data shows dramatic drop in Cuban interdictions

MIAMI – New U.S. Coast Guard statistics illustrate the dramatic drop in the number of Cuban migrants trying to reach U.S. shores by sea since President Barack Obama ended "wet foot, dry foot" in January. Coast Guard data released Monday says U.S. authorities caught more than 1,000 Cuban migrants at sea in April and May 2016. The Coast Guard reported 41

March 18, 2017 12:35 PM Trump administration's rhetoric about Islam is key in travel ban rulings

Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have relatives here and President Barack Obama to keep out North Korean officials. So why does President Donald Trump keep running into legal trouble with his efforts 57

March 6, 2017 10:22 PM Trump’s new travel ban still wouldn’t have kept out anyone behind deadly U.S. terror attacks

President Trump on Monday signed a new executive order temporarily banning travelers from six Muslim-majority nations due to “heightened concerns about terrorism” coming from those countries. “We cannot risk the prospect of malevolent actors using our immigration system to take American lives,” Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said at a news briefing 76