Cuba Grants Visa to Senior U.S. Diplomat to Lead Havana Embassy

HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cuba has given a visa to a senior American diplomat to lead the U.S. embassy in Havana, a U.S. official said, in a sign both nations want to keep open lines of communication despite a sharp deterioration in relations since President Donald Trump took office.

Trump Administration Releases New Restrictions on Business and Travel to Cuba

President Trump released new restrictions on the ability of U.S. citizens to travel to and do business in Cuba Wednesday, partially rolling back the looser travel rules President Obama ushered in as part of his diplomatic and commercial thaw with Havana. The new rules, which take effect Thursday, bar Americans from doing business with dozens …