U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 11/29/2022

November 29, 2022

Dear Friends,

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This week’s Top Stories

  • Low voter turn-out at Cuba’s municipal elections
  • China to restructure Cuban debt, collaborate on “core interests”

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba’s President Miguel Díaz-Canel concludes international tour in Algeria and China
  • Cuban migration to the US continues to soar

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

This week, in Cuba news…

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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 11/22/2022

November 22, 2022

Dear Friends,

It is with a heavy heart that we share that famed Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés passed away early this morning at age 79. He will be remembered for his contributions to Cuba’s nueva trova music genre. Our deepest condolences to his loved ones.

This week’s Top Stories

  • U.S. House Agriculture Committee travels to Cuba 
  • New US-Cuba remittance channel opens up
  • Family members of imprisoned Jll protesters prevented from meeting with U.S. officials
  • Cuba’s President Miguel Díaz-Canel travels to Russia, Algeria on international tour

Continued Coverage

  • Cuban Migration to the US continues
  • Mexico authorizes additional Cuban COVID-19 vaccines

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

This week, in Cuba news…

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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 11/15/2022

November 15, 2022

This week’s Top Stories

  • US and Cuba meet in Havana to discuss migration
  • Cuba agrees to accept U.S. deportation flights
  • Cubans are the second highest arrivals at the U.S.-Mexico border

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba lowers economic growth predictions in wake of lower than projected tourism numbers
  • Cuba hosts business fair to attract foreign investment
  • Mexico, Argentina continue support for Cuba following 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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U.S.-Cuba News Brief: 11/09/2022

November 9, 2022

Dear Friends,

Happy Wednesday! Due to election day, CDA’s offices were closed. We’ll be back to our Tuesday publication date next week.

This week’s Top Stories

  • UN General Assembly votes to condemn U.S. embargo of Cuba for thirtieth time
  • Administration official travels to Havana to discuss migration

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba’s sugar industry in decline
  • Mexico and Cuba expand economic ties

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: 11/01/2022

November 1, 2022

This week’s Top Stories

  • At least five Cuban migrants die in boat crash heading to US
  • U.S. and Cuban entrepreneurs meet in Havana for business conference

Continued Coverage

  • Cuba continues to regulate private sector
  • More international airlines resume routes to Cuba

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

This week, in Cuba news…

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