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Coming Soon To US: Cuba Libre, With Real Cuban Rum

Rum and coke, a popular drink known to many as Cuba Libre, may soon be mixed with authentic Cuban rum following last week’s history-making Cuba policy change.

9 hours ago

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Facing South Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

As the year comes to a close, Jim DeFede sat down with U.S. Rep. Ileana-Ros Lehtinen to get reaction to some of the biggest headline makers in December.

10 hours ago

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Raul Castro Says Detente Won’t Change Cuban System

Three men convicted of spying in the United States and returned to Cuba as part of an agreement, stood in front of members of the Cuban parliament and received a standing ovation on Saturday.

12/20/2014

Senator Marco Rubio (FL), Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Congressman Diaz-Balart (FL-25) accompanied by the families of the victims killed by the spies released in exchange for U.S. contractor Alan Gross spoke out against the new U.S.-Cuba Policy. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban-American Lawmakers Against New US-Cuba Policy Change

Three prominent local leaders spoke out against the United States’ new policy on Cuba, just one day after the president’s announcement of the change.

12/18/2014

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Cubans Take To Social Media Over Cuban Spies Release

In Cuba, the moments after the news broke of the Cuban spies release, those living in the island took to social media to express their excitement.

12/18/2014

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Obama Reignites Political Debate Over Cuba

A day after the U.S. announced policy changes with Cuba , President Barack Obama’s move has sparked debate over the fate of the island nation.

12/18/2014

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Alan Gross Speaks Out After Release From Cuban Prison

American Alan Gross is back in the U.S. after his release Wednesday morning from a Cuban jail.

12/17/2014

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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

Protesters show up to a cafeteria in Little Havana to express discontent with the Obama Administrations' move to improve relations with Cuba following the release of Alan Gross. (Source: CBS4)

U.S. Cubans Split Over Change In U.S. Policy

News of American contractor Alan Gross’ release and the administration’s change to U.S. policy toward Cuba has swept through the streets of Little Havana.

12/17/2014

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Politicos React To Release Of Alan Gross, Change In Cuba Policy

The release of American contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban prison is representative of a marked change in U.S./Cuba relations.

12/17/2014

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