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A controversial Cuban pop group will perform in Miami, despite the objections of some exile groups. Continue reading
U.S. scientists won't get immediate access to potentially invaluable fishing logs kept by Ernest Hemingway but authorities will work to let researchers see them eventually, Cuban officials said Thursday. Continue reading
Coast Guard officials say 45 Cuban migrants picked up in the waters off the Florida Keys have been returned to their Caribbean homeland. Continue reading
More than 1,000 people crammed into the Freedom Tower Wednesday night for a peek at an exhibition that honors one of the city’s oldest buildings – and captures the tales of hundreds of thousands of Cubans who fled the island and made Miami their new home. Continue reading
A small blue homemade boat with a blue-and-white sail was discovered floating near Alligator Reef Lighthouse, about four miles offshore of Islamorada, on Wednesday. Crammed inside the motorless vessel were 16 Cuban migrants lying down, sufferin... Continue reading
Sixteen Cuban migrants were intercepted off the Upper Keys on Wednesday afternoon, and seven of them needed medical attention after suffering from extreme dehydration. Continue reading
The pope sends a powerful message to Cuba on the feast day of our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, patroness of Cuba. Continue reading
A dozen tiny, aging fishing boats bobbed in the wake of the massive, gleaming white sport-fishing yacht taking Ernest Hemingway's grandsons to the village that inspired the Nobel laureate's greatest work. Continue reading
A Cuban intelligence agent who spent more than 15 years in a United States prison says he's optimistic that softening U.S. attitudes will lead to the liberation of three fellow agents who remain behind bars. Continue reading
It was an entrepreneur's dream. Some of Wilmington's top employers gathered at the Terraces on Sir Tyler, looking for solutions to vexing problems - solutions that they would be willing to pay for. Continue reading
Authorities say six Cuban men have landed on South Padre Island after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico because their boat engine failed. Continue reading
The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 13 badly dehydrated Cubans who were drifting in a makeshift boat far offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Continue reading
Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently ... Continue reading
Lizbet Martínez, the Cuban rafter girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation 20 years ago with her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner, still has the violin that made her famous. Continue reading
In the long, sticky Cuban summer, keeping cool is serious business. Continue reading
The doctors recall the chaos as 30,000 desperate Cubans and Haitians were detained between 1994 and 1996. Continue reading
The Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design will inaugurate its new Cultural Legacy Gallery with an exhibit of photographs of Cubans. Continue reading
There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito, but it'll come mixed with vodka instead of the traditional white rum. Continue reading
The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island. Continue reading
The change appears to be in preparation for the unification of the country’s two currencies. Continue reading
HistoryMiami and the Smithsonian invite Cubans in Miami who fled the island to share artifacts and memories for a future exhibit Continue reading
Twenty-eight Cuban migrants have been found on an island in the Florida Keys. Continue reading
An official in Cuba’s Ministry of the Interior who claims to be a nephew of the late MININT chief Jose Abrantes defected four months ago, was intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard and is now being held in a migrant detention in the Bahamas. Continue reading
One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. Continue reading
Cuba marked Fidel Castro's 88th birthday Wednesday with tributes in official media, a concert and a photo exhibit in the capital and a newly inaugurated restoration of the home where he was born. Continue reading
A Minnesota man has died while scuba diving in the Straits of Mackinac. Continue reading
The daughter of Fidel Castro is making her first visit since escaping the island in 1993. Continue reading
An Associated Press report that the U.S. secretly sent young Latin Americans to Cuba to provoke political change fans debate. Continue reading
News that the U.S. government quietly contracted young Latin Americans to travel to Cuba for political purposes under the guise of health and civic programs was the talk of the town in Havana and the Cuban diaspora Monday, eliciting both critic... Continue reading
A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public health officials and members of Congress who declared that such clandestine efforts put health programs at r... Continue reading
The deputy prime minister of the Bahamas says he did nothing wrong in his handling of the estate of a wealthy resident. Continue reading
Cuba again avoids sanctions on arms smuggling case. Continue reading
But it puts a North Korea ship-operating company on its sanctions list. Continue reading
South Florida's Cuban-American congressional delegation will meet with the wife of a Cuban democracy activist. Continue reading
A U.S. State Department report says religious leaders admit they censor themselves when they preach. Continue reading
Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his visit to Cuba after signing dozens of agreements for such things as investment by Chinese firms on the island. Continue reading
On the second anniversary of the death of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Payá, his daughter, Rosa María Payá, announced Tuesday that the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL) he founded is preparing a campaign to demand a plebiscite on the island’s future. Continue reading
Antonio “Tony” Calatayud, a well known Cuban exile activist and radio commentator, has been arrested on a complaint that he defrauded five South Florida people out of more than $1 million with promises of cheap purchases of distressed real estate properties. Continue reading
Trade, politics, culture and history are leading to warmer relations between the Cold War allies. Continue reading
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro is blaming the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane. Continue reading
Commissioners in Miami-Dade County have endorsed giving waterfront county land to a Cuban exile museum. Continue reading
But Russian and foreign media say their own sources confirmed the report in a Moscow newspaper. Continue reading
If true, the Russian move would complicate, if not halt, any Obama administration effort to warm up relations with Havana. Continue reading
The ship’s recent path through the Caribbean has revived talk of last summer’s massive seizure of Cuban weapons Continue reading
A man who threw a party for a friend in a punk-rock band that has been critical of Fidel Castro says that he has been the target of a ‘psychological’ campaign of intimidation. Continue reading