A veteran diplomat who has been ambassador to Colombia, Venezuela and Chile, said the cooperation with Cuba on law enforcement, while still limited, has improved from past decades when the channels of communications were limited and an exchange of information could take days.
On Wednesday, Panama’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, announced that the price of the plane ticket for stranded Cubans to fly to Mexico will be lowered to $575 from $805. All those seeking to reach the United States must be out of Panama by May 20.
The latest official figures show that the number of Cuban migrants crossing the Mexican border or showing up at international airports without visas is close to matching the total number of arrivals in fiscal year 2015, which was the largest number in a decade
According to figures provided by the Coast Guard itself, at least 3,563 Cuban migrants have been spotted or intercepted at sea, or have reached South Florida since Oct. 1, the start of the federal fiscal year.
President Barack Obama's trip to Cuba advanced the normalization of relations between the Cold War foes and created momentum for more cooperation on agriculture, medicine and law enforcement, Cuba's top diplomat on U.S. affairs said Monday.
The Cuba issue was the final part of a telephone survey with 600 registered voters in Miami-Dade conducted between May 1-4 by Bendixen & Amandi International and sponsored by el Nuevo Herald, the Miami Herald, Univision 23 and WLRN.
A new poll shows Donald Trump leading Clinton among Miami-Dade’s Cuban-American voters. There might be simply partisanship alliances behind the relatively small but significant pro-Trump edge. But the Elián saga also hangs in voting history like a dark cloud.