U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 10/25/2022

October 25, 2022

Dear Friends,

Last week, Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13), Gregory Meeks (NY-5), and Jim McGovern (MA-2), released astatement applauding the Biden-Harris administration’s announcement that it will provide humanitarian assistance to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. CDA joins Rep. Lee, Rep. Meeks, and Rep. McGovern in supporting the Administration’s sound decision to provide appropriate and critical aid to Cuba in the wake of the compounding devastation caused by Hurricane Ian. Amidst Cuba’s ongoing crises, the time for humanitarian support and sanction relief from the US is now. For more information on the statement, read below, and for recommendations on how the US could best support Cuba at this critical time, read CDA’s most recent statement.

The Florida International University 2022 Cuba Poll was released today. The Cuba Poll has been tracking the opinions of South Florida’s Cuban American community since 1991. Read our U.S.-Cuba Relations section for highlights.

This week’s Top Stories

  • US to provide $2 million in aid to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian
  • 2022 FIU Cuba Poll Results are released
  • Former U.S. officials say Cuba should be removed from SSOT
  • Cuba sentences more J11 protestors

Continued Coverage

  • United, Delta Airlines receive USDOT extension to resume flights to Cuba
  • Cuban Migration in FY2022

The views and opinions expressed by authors are their own and articles do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of CDA.

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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 10/18/2022

October 18, 2022

This week’s Top Stories

  • Cuba’s Attorney General says protesters of recent blackouts may face criminal charges
  • Cuba replaces Minister of Energy and Mines

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba receives humanitarian aid from UN, among other international partners and organizations
  • Cuba continues to import Russian oil

The views and opinions expressed by authors are their own and articles do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of CDA.

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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 10/11/2022

October 11, 2022

This week’s Top Stories

  • Cuba 15 days after Hurricane Ian
  • US and Cuba in conversation about humanitarian aid following Hurricane Ian and request from Cuba

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba receives humanitarian aid from foreign partners, international organizations

The views and opinions expressed by authors are their own and articles do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of CDA.

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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 10/04/2022

October 4, 2022

On Monday, Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13), Gregory Meeks (NY-5), and Jim McGovern (MA-2), released a statement urging the Biden-Harris administration to swiftly provide fulsome humanitarian assistance to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. CDA echoes the call for the Administration to provide appropriate and critical aid to Cuba in the wake of the compounding devastation caused by Hurricane Ian. Amidst Cuba’s ongoing crises, the time for humanitarian support and sanction relief from the US is now. For more information on the statement, read below, and for recommendations on how the US could best support Cuba at this critical time, read CDA’s most recent statement.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, we encourage those who are able to contribute to disaster relief funds and efforts to support the Cuban people during these difficult times. We will continue to share efforts, as we learn of them, on social media and in future news brief publications.

Disaster relief fund efforts:

This week’s Top Stories

  • Cubans protest in response to enduring blackouts
  • Cuba requests U.S. aid in aftermath of Hurricane Ian

The views and opinions expressed by authors are their own and articles do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of CDA.

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