Andrea Rodríguez, The Associated Press

Andrea Rodríguez

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Andrea:

Cubans respond with zeal to new US migration policy

Overwhelmed by thousands of Cubans crowding its southern border after making the dangerous trip through Central America and an increase in makeshift boats crossing the Florida Straits, the United States → Read More

Cubans protest in Havana for 2nd night over lack of power

Groups of Cubans have protested in the streets of Havana for a second night, decrying delays in fully restoring electricity three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out power across the island → Read More

Cubans suffer as hurricane-caused power outage drags on

Ivette Garrido hurried last week to get the 6 kilograms (13 pounds) of subsidized chicken allotted to her family by Cuba’s government and put it in the freezer, → Read More

Cuba in the dark after hurricane knocks out power grid

Cuba remains in the dark after Hurricane Ian knocked out the power grid and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it hit the island’s western tip → Read More

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid

Hurricane Ian has knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it slammed into the island’s western tip as a → Read More

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid

Hurricane Ian has knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it slammed into the island’s western tip as a major hurricane → Read More

Cuba without electricity after Hurricane Ian hammers power grid

Hurricane Ian knocked out power across all of Cuba and devastated some of the country's most important tobacco farms Tuesday. → Read More

Firefighters battle big blaze at Cuba tank farm for 2nd day

Cuban firefighters have been joined by special teams sent by Mexico and Venezuela as they battle for a second day to control a fire blazing at a big oil tank farm → Read More

17 missing, 121 hurt, 1 dead as fire rages in Cuban oil tank farm

Officials say firefighters and other specialists are still trying to quell the blaze at the Matanzas Supertanker Base, where the fire began during a storm Friday. → Read More

17 missing, dozens hurt as fire rages in Cuban oil tank farm

Cuban authorities say a fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility is raging uncontrolled in the city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured nearly 80 people and left 17 firefighters missing. → Read More

17 missing, dozens hurt as fire rages in Cuban oil tank farm

HAVANA (AP) — A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled Saturday in the city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured nearly 80 people and left… → Read More

Lightning strike sets off massive fire at Cuban oil tank farm, injuring dozens

A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled Saturday in the city of Matanza. → Read More

Lightning sets off fire at Cuban oil tank farm, dozens hurt

Cuban authorities say lightning struck a crude oil storage tank in the city of Matanzas, causing a fire that led to four explosions which injured more than 50 people → Read More

Diesel lacking for Cuba drivers as fuel used for electricity

Some drivers have been lining up for days — occasionally even more than a week — to fill up with diesel in Cuba → Read More

'Historic' Cuban official, José Ramón Balaguer, dies at 90

A longtime member of Cuba’s communist leadership has died at age 90 → Read More

A year after protests, Cuba struggles to emerge from crisis

A year after the largest protests in decades shook Cuba’s single-party government, hundreds of people who participated are in prison and the economic and political factors that caused the demonstrations largely remain → Read More

In Cuba, caution and confusion meet eased US sanctions

HAVANA (AP) — Marylín Álvarez seemed to be just the sort of person that eased American sanctions on Cuba were meant to help. With the aid of money sent by a cousin living in the United States, she began transforming the entrance to her ground-floor apartment into a tiny cafe about four years ago. It was one of myriad small private businesses blossoming on the Communist-led island as U. S.… → Read More

Cuba hotel explosion badly damaged major Baptist church

HAVANA (AP) — Alejandro Clemente González was talking with an electrician while preparing for weekend services at Cuba's most important Baptist church when an enormous explosion shook the building and shattered the 19th century dome towering far above the pews. → Read More

Cuba hotel blast toll rises to 42

Searchers on Tuesday continued to hunt through the ruins for people who remain missing — including two maids and a cook — as experts began to consider the fate of → Read More

Death toll climbs in Havana hotel explosion

Three workers remain missing, believed to be buried under the debris. → Read More