U.S. diplomats

  • October 3, 2017  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Trump administration ordered 15 Cuban diplomats to leave the U.S. within a week as a way to match the withdrawal of U.S. diplomats in Havana, who suffered from unexplained illnesses. Also, The Pentagon is backing diplomatic efforts with North Korea, after the president tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “wasting his time” negotiating. Continue reading

  • September 29, 2017  

    The State Department ordered all non-emergency embassy staff in Cuba to leave the island on Friday after 21 workers suffered mysterious ailments, including hearing loss, dizziness and headaches. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Josh Lederman of the Associated Press and María de Los Angeles Torres of the University of Illinois to discuss the latest move and what is plaguing U.S. diplomats in Cuba. Continue reading

  • September 14, 2017  

    Headaches, nausea, tinnitus, even brain swelling have mysteriously afflicted more than 20 U.S. diplomats in Cuba since late 2016. It’s been difficult for investigators to figure out the cause of these symptoms. Could Americans and Canadians be victims of spy games gone awry? Hari Sreenivasan is joined by Josh Lederman of the Associated Press to discuss how the FBI is investigating. Continue reading

  • August 21, 2014   BY  

    The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don’t look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Continue reading