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President Donald Trump stood before a crowd of Cuban Americans at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana a year ago Saturday and with great fanfare and to the accompaniment … Click to Continue » Continue reading
One year after President Donald Trump came to Miami and signed a presidential directive outlining his new Cuba policy, the White House shows little appetite for negotiations of a “better … Click to Continue » Continue reading
While Cuban diplomats keep traveling the United States insisting it is time for the U.S. embargo to be lifted and prospecting for support at American universities, city councils and state … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuba's customs agency is threatening to confiscate packages sent from the United States with people who travel to the island to deliver items under the radar for shipping companies. Havana … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A crab covered in oil raises its claws as its crawls slowly through the mangroves in the bay of Cienfuegos in south central Cuba. Pelicans with black stains linger on … Click to Continue » Continue reading
The two black boxes recovered from last month's fiery crash of a Boeing 737-200 leased by Cuba's national airline are now in Washington D.C. where they are being analyzed at … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A U.S. journalist interviews a rebellious Cuban leader during a predawn visit to her room at the Riviera Hotel in Havana. Later, she carries his messages to the White House. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Google is close to reaching an agreement with the Cuban government to expand internet access on the island, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake told el Nuevo Herald. “Yes, I think they … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Former Miami mayor and veteran journalist, Tomás Regalado, has been named as the new director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, which oversees the Radio and TV Martí stations that … Click to Continue » Continue reading
The State Department has set up a task force that will direct a multi-agency response to mysterious health incidents that have caused symptoms ranging from concussions to hearing loss in … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Mail can once again be sent directly between the United States and Cuba. "Correos de Cuba [the Cuban mail service] and the Postal Service of the United States have agreed … Click to Continue » Continue reading
When Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel arrived in Caracas for an official visit to Venezuela on Wednesday, the woman in the purple and black dress with the stylish lilac purse was … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Interested in a 1925 building with fascinating links to ghost stories and Cuba, plus lots of French neoclassical architectural elements, Moorish arches and Spanish tile? You're in luck, because Villa … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cubans are increasingly using the balance of their cellphone accounts with the government's ETECSA telecommunications monopoly as a virtual currency sometimes called "el ETECSO." The expansion of the electronic transfers … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A bridge over the Zaza River in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba collapsed after heavy rains rose water levels to one of highest levels on record. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A flamenco dancer. A woman on her way to meet her mother, visiting from the United States. A doctor on vacation from a job in Brazil. Ten couples from an … Click to Continue » Continue reading
The U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has a cemetery. It looks like a scrubby version of Arlington National Cemetery -- with some exceptions. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
United Nations members have recommended that Cuba establish an independent national human rights institution, immediately release prisoners of conscience and end the harassment of human rights activists. Those suggestions were … Click to Continue » Continue reading
The renewal of U.S. tourist visas issued to Cubans since bilateral relations were established in 2015 has turned into a headache for many relatives in Miami. The B-2 visas, valid … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A church in Cuba that has opened its doors to the gay community has created a bit of controversy by also welcoming a leadership role to a polemic figure — … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Soon after a passenger plane crashed near Havana's airport last week, killing 111 people, Cuba's new president Miguel Díaz-Canel arrived at the scene as the wreck of the Boeing 737 … Click to Continue » Continue reading
It's not exactly business as usual in Cuba anymore. The Cubana de Aviación plane crash, a major breaking news event, debuted a new generation expertly using technology. The flight from … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Luis Posada Carriles, considered a hero among members of the Cuban exile community for his role in the Bay of Pigs invasion and for his attempts to overthrow the late … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Luis Posada Carriles, the Cuban exile leader and CIA agent who targeted Fidel Castro's rule, died early Wednesday morning, his lawyer said. Posada Carriles, 90, was "sick for some time," … Click to Continue » Continue reading
It was 11:30 in the morning last Thursday when Luis Roque heard the first pleas for help. He was about to head to work when his neighbor's screams made him … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Two Florida Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, have asked President Donald Trump to consider an investigation into whether Cuba's former ruler, Raúl Castro, should be indicted for … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuban authorities are working 24 hours a day to identify the remains of the 110 people who lost their lives in the fiery crash of a leased Boeing 737 that … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A delegation of LGBTQ leaders from the United States, including Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith and Freedom to Work founder Tico Almeida, last week visited Cuba to join fellow activists … Click to Continue » Continue reading
As Cubans grieved over one of the worst air crashes in the island's history, investigators hoped that the recovery of one of the black boxes from a leased Boeing 737 … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Flags flew at half staff across Cuba on Saturday as authorities began the grim task of identifying more than 100 victims of a fiery crash of a leased Boeing 737 … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A new video released on social media shows a large explosion after a plane came crashing down in Havana, Cuba on Friday, May 18, 2018. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A Boeing 737 plane carrying 104 passengers crashed next to José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on May 18. This video shows a victim being rushed into an ambulance, with fire vehicles also at the scene. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Rescue teams work at the scene of the crash of the Cubana de Aviación plane that crashed after taking off from the José Martí airport in Havana on Friday, May 18, 2018. The plane was carrying 113 people, 104 passengers and nine crew members. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Video shows the crash of Cubana de Aviación airplane that crashed after taking off from the José Martí International Airport, in Havana, on Friday, May 18, 2018. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A report from Cuban television confirmed that a plane crashed shortly after taking off from Havana's José Martí International Airport on the morning of Friday, May 18, 2018. … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuban state media reported that a Boeing 737 on a domestic flight crashed in a rural area Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana's José Martí International Airport. There were reportedly … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A State Department seminar on Cuba scheduled for Friday has been called off in another sign of the differences between the department and the White House on Cuba policy. Anti-Castro … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuba's Ladies in White, a dissident group whose goal is freedom for all Cuban political prisoners, will receive the Cato Institute's $250,000 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty Thursday at … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Some said their exile parents avoided talking about their Cuban homeland when they were growing up or said it was too painful; a few said their parents weren't happy when … Click to Continue » Continue reading
A United Nations review on Wednesday of Cuba's human rights record highlighted the persistent divide between Cuba and the United States as Cuban delegates once again cited the U.S. embargo … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Like many parents who left Cuba recently, Delmys Silva sent her nine-year-old son to the island to spend holidays with his grandmother. Now the boy's father is keeping him in … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuban-born teen boxing sensation Enmanuel Guerra of Miami Shores has turned professional. Enmanuel, 17, signed a contract in May with MTK Global, a Dubai-based boxing management company, and will be … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Cuban biologist Ariel Ruiz Urquiola wanted to start an eco-friendly project in his farm in Viñales, a mountainous region west of Havana. But now those plans are on hold because … Click to Continue » Continue reading
First they fired him from the university. Now they want to take his farm. Cuban biologist Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, fired from the University of Havana because of his opposition to … Click to Continue » Continue reading
Despite the frost on U.S.-Cuba relations, the biggest Cuban cultural extravaganza ever held in the United States will get under way next week at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. … Click to Continue » Continue reading