Two biologists who analysed a sound recording obtained by the Associated Press in 2017, say that it closely matches the calling song of the Indies short-tailed cricket, a species not known to exist in Cuba.
A strange sound heard by embassy workers who fell ill matches a Caribbean cricket, but the finding doesn't solve the mystery.
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The United States releases a list of 759 former and current inmates of the Guantánamo Bay prison camp in Cuba after a Freedom of Information Act action was filed by the Associated Press.
The Trump administration announces it will allow lawsuits by U.S. citizens against dozens of Cuban companies and other entities concerning property confiscated by the Cuban government. A spokesperson says Cuba's support for Venezuela's incumbent president, Nicolás Maduro, was taken into consideration when the decision was made.
Colombia's migration authority detains and expels an alleged spy working for Cuba's Intelligence Directorate.
Voters in Cuba approve a new constitution which recognizes private and cooperative businesses, sets term limits for the president, creates the post of prime minister, introduces the presumption of innocence and habeas corpus to the justice system, and affirms an "irrevocable" socialist government.
Voters in Cuba are asked whether they approve of a new constitution that gives criminal defendants the presumption of innocence, recognizes private property, bans some forms of discrimination, creates a term limit for the president, and restores the position of Prime Minister.