Protesters Rally in Miami for Cubans Stranded at Nicaragua Border

South Florida Cubans rallied Wednesday at the Nicaraguan consulate as dozens of Cubans desperate for freedom remain stranded after being denied entry into Nicaragua. South Florida Cubans rallied Wednesday at the Nicaraguan consulate as...

Minnesota Youth Symphonies will travel to Cuba in 2017 for cultural…

The orchestra, which features students from around the state, will visit four cities to perform and meet with professional and student Cuban musicians. They will be under the direction of co-artistic director Manny Laureano,...

Hangover IV: Las Vegas To Cuba

The last clear thing I remember is being in my hotel room in Las Vegas at 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, listening to the Muzak alarm on my iPad. Then, I remember I had my...

Costa Rica proposes humanitarian corridor for Cuban migrants

" Costa Rica on Tuesday proposed the creation of a "humanitarian corridor" for Cuban migrants transiting Central America en route to the United States as their numbers swell at its northern border with Nicaragua....

Reports from Cuba: Waiting and hoping for the cruise ships

One warm evening in September, a scrapping brigade arrived from Habaguanex* and, in a little more than two hours, dismantled the aluminum tubes and awnings of three open-air bars on the Avenida del Puerto,...

Dispute over securities accounts has foreign policy repercussions

As a Burns & Levinson business litigator, Boston's Michael C. Gilleran never anticipated he would end up in a dispute implicating the foreign policy powers of the United States president. But that's exactly where...

Obama's foreign policy creates another refugee crisis: Refugees …

There is no doubt President Obama's feckless and indecisive policy toward Syria and ISIS has played a large role in creating the current Syrian refugee crisis. There is also no doubt that Obama's scandalous...

Street of Valletta

As a lover of architecture, city street life, crumbling walls, peeling paint, and cars, this scene captured my attention right away. Reminded me of similar scenes in Havana Cuba, but Havana was more run...

Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, center, speaks before a bill-signing ceremony Thursday June 9, 2011 at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson adjusts his headset during a joint U.S.-Cuba business meeting...

Scarcity turns into opportunity for creative Cuban toymaker

WHEN THE CARGO SHIP CROSSED PATHS WITH HURRICANE CASSUHN LAST MONTH. IN TONIGHT'S EDITION OF CUBA COAST TO COAST, LOCAL 10 REPORTER AND HIS CREW UNCOVER HOW THE PEOPLE AND THE PROVINCE ACTUALLY PASSED...

Cubans' 2-wheel revolution continues in Bayamo

SHOW MUCH ACTIVITY IN STREETS. AND IT IS NOT EVEN 8:00 AMMING AM. EVERY CORNER YOU TURN, AND WHILE GOOD AMOUNT OF PEOPLE WALK, WE NOTICED INSTANTLY, LOTS OF THE ARM ON BIKES FOUND...

Guest Column: Appeasement and moral cowardice will not improve things in Cuba

Socialism has destroyed civil society.Cuba's cities resemble Hiroshima. A "Hitler made the trains run on time" argument is disgraceful.

Reports from Cuba: Serving a meal, a true luxury

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Cruise ship possibly bound for Cuba makes first call at Port of Palm Beach

The Port of Palm Beach welcomed a new cruise ship this month, but it's not yet known whether the stop was a one-time occurrence or the beginning of a long-term relationship that will culminate...

Tensions flare between Costa Rica, Nicaragua over migrants

" More than 1,000 Cuban migrants heading north to the United States tried to cross the border from Costa Rica into Nicaragua, causing tensions to soar between the neighbors as security forces sought to...

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