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  1. foreign interests
    Is Cuba’s Communist Regime in Trouble?Rare mass protests over vaccine delays and food shortages also speak to a deeper discontent with the repressive regime.
  2. !!!
    3 People Survived on a Deserted Island for 33 DaysThey reportedly subsisted on rats and conchs, plus coconuts for hydration.
  3. recode decode
    Jorge Ramos Talks to Kara Swisher About 2020 and Latino Trump VotersThe Univision anchor takes questions about the Univision sale, Bernie Sanders’s Cuba comments, and Latino Trump voters feeling “vindicated.”
  4. vision 2020
    Trump Relies on Maduro-Bashing to Win Florida Next YearTrump’s attacks on Maduro are key to winning Florida’s Latino immigrants and boosting his advantage among Cuban-Americans despite his other policies.
  5. cuba
    White House Announces New Travel Restrictions on Cuba, Including Cruise ShipsAs of Wednesday, the U.S. will not allow group educational or cultural “people to people” trips unless they were booked prior to June 5.
  6. sports
    Cuban Players Helped Build the Modern MLB. America Doesn’t Want To Help Them.For decades, Cuban players have risked everything to play baseball in America. The Trump administration has cancelled a plan to make it safer for them
  7. More U.S. Diplomats Evacuated After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaAmericans in Guangzhou have fallen ill with mysterious symptoms like those experienced by two dozen U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  8. U.S. State Department on Alert After Possible ‘Sonic Attack’ in ChinaThe incident, which left a State Department employee with a mild traumatic brain injury, recalls similar episodes in Cuba.
  9. Doctors Can’t Explain What Happened to the Brains of U.S. Diplomats in Cuba“It’s like a concussion without a concussion,” one doctor said.
  10. Doctors Find Abnormalities in Brains of ‘Sonic Attack’ VictimsInvestigators think the so-called “sonic attack” on U.S. embassy workers in Cuba has been mislabeled.
  11. New White House Cuba Policy Limits Travel, Restricts Commerce for U.S. VisitorsIt’ll still be possible to go to Cuba, but it won’t be as easy as it was.
  12. mysteries
    Were U.S. Tourists Also Sickened by the Mysterious Attacks in Cuba?One U.S. traveler told the Associated Press that he suffered similar symptoms on a 2014 trip to Havana.
  13. foreign policy
    Tillerson Says U.S. May Shut Down Cuba Embassy Over Sonic Attacks on DiplomatsAt least 21 American diplomats and their families have been injured in a series of bizarre incidents.
  14. Category 5 Irma Bears Down on Puerto RicoThe storm has killed at least two in the Caribbean so far, and “decimated” the housing stock in Barbuda.
  15. U.S. Diplomats in Cuba Suffer Hearing Loss After Reported ‘Sonic Attack’The U.S. has expelled two Cuban diplomats in retaliation.
  16. international affairs
    Cuba Is Trump’s Most Revealing Foreign-Policy BlunderProminently featuring all of the worst elements of the administration’s foreign policy.
  17. Trump Announces Cancellation of Obama’s ‘Completely One-Sided Deal’ With CubaThe president is clamping down on travel to and trade with the communist country.
  18. whoops
    Venmo Is Flagging Payments for Cuban Food As Possible U.S. Trade Violations“Don’t pay Molly again for this until you hear from us.”
  19. shortages
    American Tourists Are Eating All of Cuba’s Already Scarce Food“There is generally a lot of chaos and disorder in the market.”
  20. Donald Trump Tweets Out New Policy Toward CubaThe president-elect announced that he will “terminate” the Obama administration’s opening with Cuba if the island refuses to cut a better “deal.”
  21. Tom Morello Defends Fidel Castro’s Legacy“While I don’t agree with all that Fidel Castro did there is ample reason why he is vilified in the US.”
  22. cuba
    Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Has DiedThe polarizing world figure and longtime U.S. adversary was 90 years old.
  23. on the road
    Inside the Havana Gin Bar That Specializes in Quietly Revolutionary Cocktails“You have never had your cocktail the way I make it.”
  24. the urbanist
    What It’s Like to Be a Teenager in a Rapidly Changing Havana“I can’t travel much, so I like that people come to Havana from all over the world. Meeting them is like a vacation. A very small vacation.”
  25. news you can booze
    Obama Gives Americans Permission to Haul Infinite Quantities of Cuban Rum HomeThe $100 import limit has officially been removed.
  26. extreme weather
    Hurricane Matthew Threatens Haiti, Jamaica, and CubaIf the Category 4 storm hits Haiti, it could be a catastrophe.
  27. today in donald trump
    Trump Won’t Explain Potentially Illegal Cuba Dealings, But It May Not MatterScandal in a swing state is the last thing he needs, but it looks like Floridians may give him a pass.
  28. First Scheduled Commercial Flight to Cuba in Over 50 Years Just Took OffFlying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba.
  29. rio olympics
    Christian Louboutin Is Dressing Cuba’s Olympic TeamThe athletes helped design the looks.
  30. cut cover story
    Behind the Scenes at Chanel’s First Cuba ShowForty-seven models, 700 guests, 170 convertibles, and one massive dance party made for an electric, incongruous scene in downtown Havana.
  31. look of the day
    North West Has Joined Taylor Swift’s Choker CohortWhile in Havana.
  32. reality tv
    Capitalist Kardashian Pigs Are Reportedly Having a Terrible Time in Cuba“They’re frustrated and they can’t wait to leave.”
  33. keeping up with the kardashians
    Khloe Wins the Kardashian Race to Offend People in CubaKhloe posed for a photo in front of a monument to Castro.
  34. cheat sheets
    Everything to Know About Chanel’s Cuba Resort 2017 Show Chanel’s resort 2017 collection in Havana.
  35. bon voyage
    A U.S. Cruise Ship Just Docked in Havana for the First Time in 50 YearsCall it Carnival diplomacy. 
  36. party chat
    What Gloria Estefan Thinks of Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Show in Cuba“In Cuba B.C. — before Castro — the fashion would come out in Paris, and it would be in Cuba the same day.”
  37. Fidel Castro Not the Biggest Fan of ‘Brother Obama’s’ VisitOne thing the ex-president and many congressional Republicans can agree on.
  38. Natalie Morales on ‘The Grinder,’ ‘Parks and Rec,’ and Cuba As a young girl growing up in the Miami area, Natalie Morales first dreamt of becoming an astronaut before shifting her attention to becoming […]
  39. rolling stones
    The Rolling Stones Perform in Cuba for the First TimeThe band gave a free concert in Havana on Friday night.
  40. Everything Michelle Obama Wore in Latin AmericaA sartorial recap of her trip to Cuba and Argentina.
  41. thought experiments
    I Know Why Michelle Obama Gave Barack That Look at the Baseball Game in Cuba“What? What’d I say? Come on, baby — it’s jokes.”
  42. the sports section
    Raúl Castro Complained to President Obama That Baseball Is Too SlowOn that they seem to agree.
  43. cuba libre
    Cool Teen Is Now a Presidential TranslatorMalia Obama, that is.
  44. Cuban Dissidents Continue to Be Detained Throughout Obama’s Historic VisitOne was detained on his way to an interview with CNN.
  45. In Right-Wing Fever Dream Come True, Obama Meets With Castro, Laments Embargo“What we did for 50 years did not serve our interests or the interests of the Cuban people,” the president said in Havana on Monday.
  46. Michelle Obama Wore Carolina Herrera on the Plane to CubaNo TSA, no problem.
  47. obama goes to cuba
    President Obama Arrives in Cuba for Historic VisitIt’s the first visit by a U.S. president since 1928.
  48. travel
    The White House Is Making It Even Easier to Get to CubaWant a ‘58 Impala, cheap?
  49. diplo in cuba
    Major Lazer Head to Cuba for History and Free ConcertThe group performs March 6 in Havana — one of the first major U.S. music acts to do so.
  50. The U.S. Just Found Its Lost Missile in CubaAwkward.
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