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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

US ends wet foot, dry foot policy; Cubans now face same fate as other illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON – In one of his final acts as US president, Barack Obama has put an end to the so-called “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allowed Cubans who land on American soil to stay in the country while those More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Cuban travelers on InselAir denied entry to the U.S.

WILLEMSTAD – The United States already twice rejected a group of Cubans who traveled to Charlotte with the Curaçao airline InselAir from Venezuela via Curaçao. They had destroyed their passports in order to More...

Curacao Dry Dock
By Edition On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Curaçao settles claim Cubans against CDM

WILLEMSTAD – The claim of 120 million dollars, which Curaçao must pay to the three Cubans is now off the table. The three Cubans got that money allocated by the US courts because they were held as slaves to work More...

US Coast Guard
By Edition On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

US Coast Guard repatriates 64 Cuban migrants

MIAMI, USA -- Sixty-four Cuban migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at More...

Cubans protest
By Edition On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

41 Cubans receive residence permit

WILLEMSTAD - The 41 Cubans who for more than eight years stayed illegally in Curacao will not have to leave the island. Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro signed a decree enabling them to get a residence permit. The More...

Cubans protest
By Edition On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Cubans in Curacao write letter to MPs

WILLEMSTAD - The nearly fifty Cubans, awaiting their residence documents for nearly a year, now have delivered a letter to the Members of Parliament today. The Minister of Justice has promised them a residence permit, More...