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Cuban President Miguel Dizz-Canel becomes first Cuban president to support gay marriage. The news comes as Cubans vote on a new constitution to that defines marriage as between "people" over a "man and a woman."
Cuba has notoriously bad Internet. It's slow, expensive for the local population to use, and primarily provided through crowded government-approved Wi-Fi hotspots. Here's what to do if you visit.
Microwave weapons may have caused the mysterious brain injuries suffered by US diplomats in Cuba and China — here’s how they might work
A focused beam of microwave radiation can make even deaf listeners sense pulsing sounds. It's possible that such a beam might also cause nerve or brain damage, like that found in the brains of US diplomats in Cuba and China.
The Obama administration's initial contacts with Cuba in 2013 and 2014 were carried out in secret, but Russia apparently found out about the talks and made its displeasure known.
Any US citizen who experiences "unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena" are advised to contact their doctor. The State Department sent an advisory to citizens in China also warning them to not try to locate the source of "any unidentified auditory sensation."
US warns its citizens in China after official suffers brain injury in line with mysterious ‘sonic attack’
"While in China, if you experience any unusual acute auditory or sensory phenomena accompanied by unusual sounds or piercing noises, do not attempt to locate their source. Instead, move to a location where the sounds are not present," the State Department advises.
A passenger jet has crashed after taking off from José Martíi International Airport in Havana, Cuba. The plane is reportedly a Cubana Airlines Boeing 737 with more than 100 passengers on board.
For decades, "International Workers Day" was an opportunity for the Soviet-aligned bloc to show off its military hardware. But now, the Cold War is long over and, unless you're a labor organizer or a communist, May 1st is probably just another day on the calendar.
A new study on the US officials who suffered brain injuries in Cuba makes their cases even more mysterious
No one knows why US and Canadian diplomats show signs of brain injury and hearing loss. Some have speculated that sonic attacks of some kind may be responsible.
Cuba is a unique country to visit. Knowing a few travel tips beforehand can make your trip a lot more fun and a lot less stressful.