An Aero Caribbean passenger plane crashes in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spíritus, killing all 68 on board.
A Cuban passenger plane crashes in the centre of the country killing all 68 people on board, including 28 foreigners, officials say.
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Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes in central Cuba, killing all 68 people on board.
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.