Cuban government

Tillerson Says U.S. May Close Cuba Embassy Over Mystery Ailments

The Trump administration is considering closing the recently reopened United States Embassy in Havana after 21 Americans associated with the embassy experienced a host of unexplained health problems.

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that such a closing was “under evaluation.”

Fidel’s sister Agustina Castro dead at 78

Agustina del Carmen Castro Ruz, the youngest sibling of Fidel and Raul Castro, has died in Cuba. She was 78.

Agustina Castro died Sunday at a hospital in Havana due to complications from a recent surgery following a fractured hip, sister Juanita Castro said.

She told The Associated Press that Agustina had been in poor health for more than a year.

Obama ends decades-old policy for Cuban migrants

U.S. President Barack Obama on Jan 12 ended a decades-old policy that allowed Cuban migrants who arrived illegally on U.S. soil to stay.

In one of his final acts before leaving the White House, he scrapped rules allowing those fleeing communist Cuba and reaching American territory a fast track to permanent resident status.

Cuba: Trump Flips on Cuba, Threatens to Revoke Diplomatic Links

MIAMI, Florida - In yet another flip-flop on a topical issue, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that if elected, he would revoke the recently re-established diplomatic links between Cuba and the United States if the former's leadership did not "meet his government's demands."