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Has President Trump's year-old Cuba policy helped the Cuban people?

In the year since President Trump announced a new Cuba policy in Miami, travel and business have slowed and it's harder for Cubans to get visas to come to the United States. Although not necessarily related to the tougher rhetoric coming from Washington, the number of documented human rights cases is down too.

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Got minutes? A new currency is making its rounds in Cuba.

Cubans are using the balance of their cellphone accounts with the government's ETECSA telecommunications monopoly as a virtual currency sometimes called "el ETECSO." The practice is likely to expand further with a new measure that will allow Cubans to make three balance transfers per day, instead of the current limit of one.

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Guantánamo Cemetery

The U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has a cemetery. It looks like a scrubby version of Arlington National Cemetery -- with some exceptions.

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Bridge is washed out by heavy rains from subtropical storm Alberto in Cuba

A bridge over the Zaza River in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba collapsed after heavy rains rose water levels to one of highest levels on record.