Russia has begun shipping large quantities of oil to Cuba for the first time this century, sources said, as supplies to the island from crisis-wracked Venezuela have dwindled.

A Russian oil tanker with 249,000 barrels of refined products is due to arrive in Cuba on May 10, according to Reuters shipping sources and others, bringing back memories of when the Soviet Union supplied all of the Communist-run Caribbean island’s energy needs.



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5/31/17 Trump weighs shift on Cuba
Melanie Zanona, The Hill
5/30/17 Sources: Florida Rep. Leveraged Health Care Vote To Try To Get Concessions On Cuba Policy
Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller
5/30/17 Cuba Rollback Could Cost Trump On Jobs Front
Jessica Holzer, Foreign Policy
5/30/17 CSG Partners with Cuban Economist Dr. Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva to Analyze the Cuban Economy Files
5/29/17 Agricultural exports to Cuba would help compensate those whose properties were seized
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
5/29/17 Donald Trump Set to Reverse Barack Obama's Policies on Cuba
Harriet Sinclair, Newsweek
5/25/17 U.S. lawmakers reintroduce bill to end restrictions on Cuba travel
Reuters
5/25/17 Statement in Support of the Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act Files
5/25/17 40 travel companies ask Trump not to reinstate Cuba travel restrictions
Kari Paul, MarketWatch
5/25/17 While tourists drink water out of a bottle, Cubans ration and boil a limited supply
Briana Erickson, Miami Herald
5/24/17 No USAID funds for Cuba in Trump budget proposal
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
5/23/17 How Cuba's growing internet is fuelling new businesses
Natalie Sherman, BBC
5/23/17 Expedia is now booking hotels in Cuba
Reuters, New York Post
5/21/17 Cubans become the road warriors of D.C. diplomatic corps
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
5/18/17 Trump will not announce highly anticipated changes in Cuba policy
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
5/18/17 Cuba says Zika tally rises to nearly 1,900 cases
Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta, Reuters
5/17/17 Trump's critical Cuba policy
Paul D. Eaton and David L. McGinnis, Politico
5/15/17 How US tech companies can help Cuban entrepreneurs
Ryan Lawler, TechCrunch
5/15/17 Cuba: Where underground arcades, secret networks and piracy are a way of life
Brian Crecente, Polygon
5/14/17 No more Cuban rafters, Coast Guard says
Nora Gámez Torres, El Nuevo Herald
5/14/17 LGBTQ Americans meet in Havana with fellow Cuban activists
Steve Rothaus, Miami Herald
5/14/17 Royal Caribbean will be sailing year-round to Cuba in 2018
Chabeli Herrera, Miami Herald
5/11/17 Meet Cuba’s first Internet entrepreneurs at Disrupt New York
TechCrunch
5/11/17 Here's why Cuba should be on Francis' agenda when he meets Trump
William M. LeoGrande, National Catholic Reporter
5/10/17 Fears for Cuba as American Visitors Set to Rise Sevenfold by 2025
The Independent
5/9/17 Bulgari Watches and Lacoste Shirts: Cuba Opens First Luxury Mall
NBC News
5/7/17 Communist-ruled Cuba hosts first transgender Mass
Sarah Marsh and Anett Rios, Reuters
5/4/17 Starting a business in Cuba is more difficult for entrepreneurs of African descent
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
5/4/17 Cuba 2018: What To Expect As Castro Rule Comes To An End
Simon Whistler, Forbes
5/3/17 Is Cuba’s potential tourism growth a threat to the rest of the Caribbean?
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
5/3/17 Current Record
5/2/17 CSG Partners with the Kellogg School of Management to Analyze the Cuban Coffee Sector Files
5/1/17 Protester disrupts start of Cuba's annual May Day parade
ABC News, Michael Weissenstein
5/1/17 Push and Pull on Cuba
The Editorial Board, New York Times
5/1/17 Port Tampa Bay's first Tampa to Cuba cruise set sail on Sunday
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