Tag: Caribbean

DHS: Florida boaters risk fines, prison by going to Cuba

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MIAMI — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is warning organizers planning to launch a flotilla next week from South Florida to waters near...

Gente de Zona on Cuba: “It is the people who are marching”

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MEXICO CITY — The slogan “¡Patria y vida!” — “Homeland and life!” — is heard loudly during the demonstrations in Cuba. It is a...

Pompeo: Afghan fight against Taliban ‘a matter of will’

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday he believes Afghan forces can secure the country as the U.S. withdraws,...

First vaccinations given in Haiti since start of pandemic

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Health care workers and senior citizens were the first people vaccinated on Friday in Haiti as part of a test run...

UN rights chief urges release of Cuban protesters

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PARIS — The U.N. rights chief is urging the release...

Haiti gets 500K vaccine doses; its first of the pandemic

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti on Wednesday received its first coronavirus vaccine since the pandemic began, welcoming 500,000 doses as the country battles a spike...

Cuba’s president says government has some blame for protests

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HAVANA — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday acknowledged shortcomings in his government's handling of shortages and of neglecting certain sectors, but he urged...

Miami security firm faces questions in Haiti assassination

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MIAMI — For the owner of a small private security company with a history of avoiding paying debts and declaring bankruptcy, it looked like...

Cuba’s leader lays some blame for protests on his government

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HAVANA — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel for the first time is offering some self-criticism while saying that government shortcomings in handling shortages and other...

2 men held on Florida’s new anti-riot law in Cuba protest

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Two Florida men who were arrested during a protest in support of antigovernment demonstrations in Cuba are being held on...