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Cuban: National anthem police out of control

Jul 20, 2020Tim MacMahonESPN Staff Writer CloseJoined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas MavericksAppears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FMDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban declared that the “National Anthem Police in this country are out of control,” leading to a tense exchange on Twitter with Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican who represents…

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans were dismayed on Thursday to learn Canada’s embassy in Havana was no longer processing visa applications due to staffing cutbacks over unexplained health incidents among Canadian and U.S. diplomats in the Cuban capital. People pass in front of Canada’s Embassy in Havana, Cuba, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre MeneghiniCanada, which in January…

Cubans frustrated over U.S. move to end five-year visitor visas

Cubans frustrated over U.S. move to end five-year visitor visas

HAVANA (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s move to end five-year visitor visas for Cubans has left residents of the island angry and frustrated that it will be even harder to see their relatives, shop, or undertake cultural and academic exchanges in the United States. People wait in line to enter the U.S. embassy in Havana,…

New US visa policy for Cubans draws criticism in Havana

New US visa policy for Cubans draws criticism in Havana

The U.S. flag flies outside the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on October 14, 2017. GARY HERSHORN, GETTY IMAGES/TNS By NORA GAMEZ TORRES | El Nuevo Herald | Published: March 21, 2019 MIAMI (Tribune News Service) — The new U.S. policy that limits visas for Cubans will hurt families and damage the emerging private sector…

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

An image of the late Cuban President Fidel Castro is displayed at the wall of a polling station during a constitutional referendum in Havana. (Reuters pic) HAVANA: Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.…

CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

CORRECTED: Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission. Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday that preliminary results…

Cubans back new constitution affirming role of socialism

Cubans back new constitution affirming role of socialism

HAVANA: Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission.Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday (Feb 25) that preliminary results showed 84.4 per cent of the 8.7…

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national electoral commission. Alina Balseiro Gutierrez, president of the commission, said at a Havana press conference on Monday that preliminary results…