Cuba Money Project

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June roundup

The U.S. Agency for International Development announced in June that it was looking for an administrative assistant for the Office of Cuban Affairs. The salary range was expected to be $62,467 to $81,204 for...

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May roundup

The family of Alan Gross has settled its lawsuit against Development Alternatives Inc., or DAI, the federal contractor that hired Gross to carry out a democracy project in Cuba. The settlement was confidential and...

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April roundup

Two Florida lawmakers protested USAID’s plans to cut its budget for democracy programs in Cuba from $20 million to $15 million. Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday called it “a terrible precedent, a terrible idea” and...

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March roundup

New details emerged in the case of Alan Gross in March. A statement filed in federal court showed that Gross: Reported his weight was 144, down 110 pounds from the 254 he says he...

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February roundup

Incoming Secretary of State John Kerry vowed earlier this month to boost U.S. engagement abroad as a way to “prevent conflict and prevent failed states.” In a Feb. 15 speech to employees of the...

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January roundup

Development Alternatives Inc. warned this month that a Maryland worker’s lawsuit against the private contractor and the U.S. government “could create significant risks to the U.S. government’s national security, foreign policy, and human rights...