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#Cuba

# cuba - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Cuba holds local elections as opposition claims unfair tactics used by government
# Corruption
# Corruption

Cuba holds local elections as opposition claims unfair tactics used by government

Nov 27th 2022, 5:45 PM 6,537 Views 6 Comments

Three opposition candidates had been prevented from participating in neighborhood assemblies, the group claimed.

# cuba - This year 2022

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as Category 4 storm
# Category 4
# Category 4

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as Category 4 storm

Updated Sep 28th 2022, 10:14 PM 39,642 Views 13 Comments

Ian is expected affect several million people across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Canada counts damage after Fiona while Cuba and Florida brace for storm Ian
# Storm Fiona
# Storm Fiona

Canada counts damage after Fiona while Cuba and Florida brace for storm Ian

Sep 25th 2022, 5:30 PM 14,798 Views 2 Comments

Storm Fiona tore through Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on Saturday.

Cuba declares massive fuel plant fire extinguished
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba declares massive fuel plant fire extinguished

Aug 13th 2022, 11:45 AM 7,022 Views 3 Comments

The fire has two firefighters dead and 14 people missing.

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot
# Matanzas
# Matanzas

17 missing and 121 injured after lighting strike causes fire at Cuban oil depot

Aug 7th 2022, 11:57 AM 6,977 Views 3 Comments

Cuban authorities said an unidentified body had been found late last night.

Fire at Cuba fuel depot leaves 67 injured
# Cuba Fire
# Cuba Fire

Fire at Cuba fuel depot leaves 67 injured

Aug 6th 2022, 5:48 PM 8,181 Views 0 Comments

The official newspaper Granma attributed the fire to an “electric discharge” that struck a tank at the depot outside the city of Matanzas.

# cuba - Last year 2021

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What has sparked rare protests in Cuba?

Jul 31st 2021, 8:45 AM 8,698 Views 11 Comments

Ruaridh Nicoll, a journalist based in Havana, joins us for this week’s episode.

Turkey and the UAE among 34 countries removed from hotel quarantine list
# Mhq
# Mhq

Turkey and the UAE among 34 countries removed from hotel quarantine list

Jul 16th 2021, 11:36 PM 49,044 Views 15 Comments

Cuba will be added to the list from 4am on Tuesday.

Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests

Jul 15th 2021, 7:14 AM 13,594 Views 4 Comments

The change will be in effect until the end of the year.

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,744 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices
# Cuba
# Cuba

Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices

Jul 12th 2021, 7:23 AM 16,013 Views 16 Comments

Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades.

Tropical Storm Elsa takes aim at Florida after passing Cuba
# Miami
# Miami

Tropical Storm Elsa takes aim at Florida after passing Cuba

Jul 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,843 Views 3 Comments

The state is in danger of life-threatening storm surges, flooding and isolated tornadoes.

# cuba - All time

US report claims 'directed' radio frequency is causing mystery illness among its diplomats in Cuba
# Havana Syndrome
# Havana Syndrome

US report claims 'directed' radio frequency is causing mystery illness among its diplomats in Cuba

Dec 6th 2020, 7:47 AM 26,377 Views 24 Comments

US and Canadian officials began reporting the mystery illness in 2016.

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean
# Cuba
# Cuba

Tremors felt as far as US mainland after major 7.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Caribbean

Jan 29th 2020, 9:21 AM 15,582 Views 6 Comments

An initial tsunami warning following the earthquake was lifted.

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains
# Mystery
# Mystery

Scans on US diplomats posted in Cuba show 'something happened' to their brains

Jul 24th 2019, 9:41 AM 27,942 Views 45 Comments

Cuba has rejected the results of a study by the University of Pennsylvania.

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says
# Marriage
# Marriage

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage language from new constitution, official says

Dec 19th 2018, 7:36 AM 15,984 Views 24 Comments

The decision was made despite public support nationwide for the reform.

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness
# Sonic Attack
# Sonic Attack

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

Jun 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 14,739 Views 11 Comments

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'
# Havana
# Havana

Cuba plane crash black box found 'in good condition'

May 20th 2018, 10:55 AM 7,539 Views 1 Comment

An audit is to be carried out on the Mexican company that leased the aircraft involved in the crash.

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges
# Havana
# Havana

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, former pilot alleges

May 19th 2018, 6:39 PM 13,642 Views 11 Comments

The leased passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff killing over 100 people.

Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash
# Havana
# Havana

Three women in critical condition and over 100 dead in Cuba plane crash

May 19th 2018, 6:58 AM 12,068 Views 1 Comment

The three women, who were pulled from the wreckage, are the only survivors of yesterday’s plane crash.

Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes
# Cuba
# Cuba

Many feared dead after Cuban airliner carrying 104 passengers crashes

May 18th 2018, 8:10 PM 56,594 Views 28 Comments

A military officer old reporters that there appears to have been only three survivors, who remain in critical condition.

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president

Apr 19th 2018, 11:40 AM 5,637 Views 31 Comments

Diaz-Canel will become Cuba’s first leader in 60 years who is not named Castro.

Cuba on the cusp of new era as Castro to relinquish power this week
# Cast Out
# Cast Out

Cuba on the cusp of new era as Castro to relinquish power this week

Apr 17th 2018, 7:06 AM 11,645 Views 22 Comments

It’ll be the first time in nearly 60 years a Castro has not ruled Cuba.

Cuba's wannabe YouTube stars walk 3km to upload their videos
# Internet Issues
# Internet Issues

Cuba's wannabe YouTube stars walk 3km to upload their videos

Mar 18th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,329 Views 23 Comments

“We don’t seek to be known as Cuban YouTubers just because it’s complicated for us or because we live in a communist island.”

As Castro steps down, challenges await Cuba's new leader
# Cuba
# Cuba

As Castro steps down, challenges await Cuba's new leader

Mar 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 11,403 Views 12 Comments

On Sunday, Cubans went to the polls to ratify a new National Assembly, who will choose the future president.

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cuba 'sonic attack' claims: Doctors treating US embassy staff find brain abnormalities in patients

Dec 6th 2017, 10:30 PM 27,215 Views 23 Comments

The finding is also one of several factors fueling growing scepticism that some kind of sonic weapon was involved.

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'
# Jim Fitzpatrick
# Jim Fitzpatrick

Irish Che Guevara artist: 'Criticism is to be expected from the usual quarters'

Oct 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 26,427 Views 128 Comments

The artist who created the iconic Che Guevara print says he’s “immensely proud” of his artwork, and says many misunderstand the Cuban revolutionary.

Some Cubans are outraged with Ireland's 'offensive' Che Guevara stamp
# Cuban Outrage
# Cuban Outrage

Some Cubans are outraged with Ireland's 'offensive' Che Guevara stamp

Oct 9th 2017, 8:42 AM 72,338 Views 267 Comments

The 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolutionary’s death has been honoured with a commemorative stamp today.

An Post marks Che Guevara's 50th anniversary with new commemorative stamp
# Stamp
# Stamp

An Post marks Che Guevara's 50th anniversary with new commemorative stamp

Oct 6th 2017, 5:03 PM 19,482 Views 195 Comments

The stamp will feature the famous artwork of Guevara by Irish artist Jim Fitzpartrick

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff
# Expelled
# Expelled

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious attacks on embassy staff

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:33 PM 8,355 Views 9 Comments

Those affected have exhibited physical symptoms including ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headaches and difficulty sleeping.

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'
# American Embassy
# American Embassy

US withdraws diplomatic staff in Cuba over mystery 'sonic attacks'

Sep 29th 2017, 7:16 PM 11,101 Views 14 Comments

The attacks of an unknown nature have targeted at least 21 US embassy staff in Havana over the past few months, the US said.

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'
# Hurricane Irma
# Hurricane Irma

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'

Sep 10th 2017, 7:40 PM 47,710 Views 29 Comments

One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
# Emergency
# Emergency

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

Sep 9th 2017, 5:30 PM 48,428 Views 35 Comments

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma
# Cuba
# Cuba

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

Sep 8th 2017, 10:34 PM 17,816 Views 15 Comments

The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.

16 US employees hurt in 'unprecedented acoustic attack' in Cuba
# Hearing Loss
# Hearing Loss

16 US employees hurt in 'unprecedented acoustic attack' in Cuba

Aug 25th 2017, 1:26 PM 29,225 Views 46 Comments

Some of the staff are believed to have experienced hearing loss.

Investigation after US diplomats suffer mystery hearing loss in Cuba
# Covert Device
# Covert Device

Investigation after US diplomats suffer mystery hearing loss in Cuba

Aug 10th 2017, 7:29 AM 20,031 Views 19 Comments

After an investigation, US authorities attributed the hearing loss to a covert sonic device.

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba
# Rewind
# Rewind

Donald Trump says he's ending Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Jun 16th 2017, 8:21 PM 18,256 Views 53 Comments

Of course, that’s not the whole truth – in reality he’s restricting travel and trading with Cuba.

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV
# Protest
# Protest

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 35,662 Views 11 Comments

One of the men, Gerson Govea, talks about his experiences.

As Cuba emerges from economic hibernation, opportunity knocks for Irish firms
# Cuba
# Cuba

As Cuba emerges from economic hibernation, opportunity knocks for Irish firms

Apr 12th 2017, 2:52 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

But don’t expect anything to happen quickly in the Caribbean nation.

Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US
# Hungry For Success
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# Hungry For Success

Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US

Mar 2nd 2017, 5:51 PM 5,521 Views 1 Comment

Jose Abreu was the subject of an intense bidding war in the MLB in 2013.

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