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.
Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez unilaterally blames the National Liberation Army for the 2019 Bogotá car bombing, and suspends ongoing peace talks with the group, requesting that the Cuban government arrest the ten guerrilla group members leading the negotiations in Havana.
A bus crash in eastern Cuba leaves at least seven people dead, including four foreigners, and 33 others injured.
The draft of a new constitution is approved by the parliament of Cuba. It will be put up for referendum on February 24, 2019.
The United States issues a health alert in China, following a government employee reporting "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure", one in a range of physical symptoms, from late 2017 through to April 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the State Department is moving medical teams into place in Guangzhou, adding that the incident was "entirely consistent" with reported "sonic attacks" in Cuba in 2016 and 2017.