Patrick Oppmann CNN

Patrick Oppmann CNN


CNN International Correspondent & Havana Bureau Chief

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Washington Post columnist @JimenezEnoa ⁩ writes today this might his “last column” after he says he was threatened by Cuban police and state security for his criticisms. Cuban officials so far have not said anything publicly about his case.

My story from Havana six months after commercial flights and tourism came to a halt.

Beaches have reopened in Havana but with groups of Civil Defense troops patrolling to make sure people are maintaining social distancing while they soak up some rays.

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Varadero reopening to international tourists on October 15, although as with the keys that reopened sounds like visitors will be isolated to prevent spread of virus.

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Irma has submerged the town of Caibarien, Cuba under several feet of water.

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Watch: Cubans doctors arriving in Italy to help combat the coronavirus in Lombardy where scores have died.

Trump calls migrant caravan “an invasion.” The people I talked to in the caravan over nine days in Mexico said they hoped to work in agriculture, nail salons, factories and construction. What invaders aspire to take a society’s lowest paying, toughest jobs?

Irma was so devastating it broke Cuban meteorological equipment that records wind speed.

After so many false death reports, Fidel Castro often joked no one would believe it when he actually died.

There are dozens of reporters covering the migrant caravan from around the world. CNN had mutiple teams here from the beginning, most of us Spanish speakers. No one has seen anyone from the Middle East. Everyone I have talked to is from Central America.

Blackout in Caracas and the across much of the rest of Venezuela tonight.

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