Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba (/ˈkjuːbə/; Spanish: República de Cuba, pronounced: [reˈpuβlika ðe ˈkuβa] ), is an island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba comprises the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the capital of Cuba and its largest city. The second largest city is Santiago de Cuba. To the north of Cuba lies the United States (150 km or 93 mi away) and the Bahamas are to the northeast, Mexico is to the west (210 km or 130 mi away), the Cayman Islands and Jamaica are to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic are to the southeast.
Posts about Cuba
  • ING Bank Subject to Dutch, SEC Probe – Whistleblower Opportunity

    … to settle claims that it violated sanctions. That was the highest fine ever leveled by OFAC. According to the Treasury Department, “Beginning in the 1990s, at the instruction of senior bank management, ING Bank employees in Curacao began omitting references to Cuba in payment messages sent to the United States in order to prevent U.S. financial…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Repealing the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)

    … as a result of normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba. Below are some frequently asked questions: What is the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)? Cubans in Cuba can legally migrate to the U.S. through various migration programs that include immigrant visa issuance, refugee admission, the diversity lottery, and the Special Cuban Migration…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Inmigrantes Pueden Persequir el Sueño Americano a Pesar de Declarar Bancarrota

    … Inmigrantes Pueden Persequir el Sueño Americano a Pesar de Declarar Bancarrota Posted on Oct 21, 2015 By Blanca Taylor October 21, 2015 by Blanca Taylor La Oficina del Censo de EEUU estimó que desde el 1 de julio del 2013, la población de los hispanos fue un estimado de 54 millones, por lo cual representa un 17% de la populación total en EEUU…

    Bond and Botes- 28 readers -
  • Immigrants May Still Pursue the American Dream Even When Pursuing Bankruptcy

    … people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or race minority. Hispanic people represent the fastest-growing immigrant group in the United States. The rich cultural diversity of Hispanic people can include immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Latin America. As an immigrant and the daughter of immigrant…

    Bond and Botes- 41 readers -
  • The 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

    … Act has never gotten the attention it warrants as the law that finally made America the open nation it had long claimed to be. Its 50th anniversary should be an occasion for celebration. If you would like more information on the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965, please contact Miami immigration lawyer Michael G. Murray, Esq. at (305) 895-2500 or visit our website at …

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • CVS: Example of Corporate Courage, Dumps Big Tobacco and U.S. Chamber

    … faced one of the most serious threats in its history. A global treaty, negotiated through the World Health Organization, mandates anti-smoking measures and also seeks to curb the influence of the tobacco industry in policy making. The treaty, which took effect in 2005, has been ratified by 179 countries; holdouts include Cuba, Haiti and the United…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 14 readers -
  • What Happens to My Social Security Benefits if I Move Out of State or the Country?

    … of one of the following countries and are “outside the country” for more than six months, there are a number of requirements you have to meet. Finally, the SSA will not send payments to you if you are in Cuba, North Korea, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan or Vietnam. Once you…

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  • Medicare Fraud Most Wanted List? It’s True!

    … program loses billions of dollars to fraud. Sometimes patients, such as those seeking to get narcotic painkillers, commit the fraud. The real money, however, lies in the frauds committed by healthcare providers… hospitals, clinics, doctors, ambulance companies, pharmacies and home health agencies. It seems like everyone is doing it. So who are the most…

    Due Diligence- 21 readers -
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