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GOP: Biden not doing enough to help Cubans access internet

Aug. 05, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and fellow GOP politicians accused President Joe Biden on Thursday of not doing more to help Cubans on the island get access to the internet. Internet service was cut off at one point during a July 11 protest against...

Western wildfires calm down in cool weather, but losses grow

Jul. 27, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather on Tuesday helped calm two gigantic wildfires in the U.S. West, but a tally of property losses mounted as authorities got better access to a tiny California community savaged by flames last weekend and to a remote area of southern Oregon where the...

Paris police investigate gas bomb attack on Cuban Embassy

Jul. 27, 2021 07:50 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities said Tuesday they are investigating a gasoline bomb attack that caused minor damage to the Cuban Embassy. The Paris prosecutor’s office said an investigation is under way. No one has been arrested or claimed responsibility, and no one...

Cuba says its Paris embassy targeted by gasoline bombs

Jul. 26, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban Embassy in Paris was attacked with gasoline bombs, Cuba's foreign minister said Monday night. Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez did not offer any details of the incident in a post on his Twitter account announcing the attack. ...

Small flotilla leaves Miami to show support for Cuban people

Jul. 23, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A small group of Cuban Americans launched motorboats from Miami early Friday, planning to approach Cuba in a show of support for people experiencing hardships on the island. Five boats left from Miami's Bayside marina just before 8 a.m. They planned to...

US imposes new Cuba sanctions over human rights abuses

Jul. 22, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government special brigade that it says was involved in human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests on the island earlier this month. The...

Cuba confirms 1 man dead during antigovernment protests

Jul. 13, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities confirmed Tuesday that one person has died during demonstrations that have shaken the island in recent days by protesting over food shortages, high prices and other grievances against the government. The Interior Ministry said in a...