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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Hurricane Irma

This message is to inform U.S. citizens residing and traveling in Cuba of the approach of Category 5 Hurricane Irma.  Current projections from the National Hurricane Center indicate that Hurricane Irma could begin affecting the eastern provinces of Cuba by Friday morning, September 8 and the remainder of Cuba throughout the weekend of September 9-10.  On Tuesday, September ...
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Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Cuba Announcement

UPDATED JULY 25, 2017 Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Cuba Announcement Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) How will OFAC implement the changes to the Cuba sanctions program announced by the President on June 16, 2017? Are the changes effective immediately? OFAC will implement the Treasury-specific changes via amendments to ...
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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

The Government of Cuba does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated significant efforts during the reporting period by prosecuting and convicting sex traffickers; providing services to sex trafficking victims; releasing a written report on its anti-trafficking efforts; and ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba

Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba Manuel Artime Theater Miami, Florida 1:31 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you very much.  Great honor.  And thank you to my truly great friend, Vice President Mike Pence — he’s terrific.  (Applause.)  And thank you to Miami.  We love ...
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