Cold War

Cuban-Flag

Cuban Exiles To Launch Flotilla Protesting Putin

A group of cuban exiles are headed out to sea Saturday in protest of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cuba.

07/12/2014

Divers complete deploying a huge American flag Friday, July 4, 2014, on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former military troop transport and missile-tracking ship scuttled more than five years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as an artificial reef. The 30- by 40-foot flag, formerly flew at a Morris, Illinois, memorial park for Sept. 11, 2001, New York City terrorists' attack victims. But the flag was scheduled for retirement after being badly tattered by weather. It was to be retired after being tattered by weather, but  Morris attorney Scott Belt conceived the idea of mending the flag and unfurling it on the Vandenberg.  (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West Shipwreck

Divers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck.

07/05/2014

Fidel Castro

Wednesday Marks 55 Years Of Castro’s Rule In Cuba

While January 1 is a day of celebration for many, for exiled Cubans, it’s a somber anniversary of the communist revolution on the Caribbean island.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

(Source: AP)

U.S. And Cuban Leaders Discuss Direct Mail Service

Direct mail service is being discussed, again, between U.S. and Cuban representatives.

09/16/2013

CUBANFLAG

Guantanamo Bay’s Last Cuban Employees Retire

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’s infamous navy base, no longer has Cuban employees: Luis La Rosa and Harry Henry retired.

CBS4–12/15/2012

Nike_Hercules_Missile

Students Refurb Nike Missile, Return It To Missile Site

If you thought you saw a giant missile being hauled down the road on a back of a giant flatbed truck in Miami Friday morning, you weren’t seeing things.

CBS4–10/19/2012

something extra cold war

Something Extra: Cold War 2012-Style

In the nineteen fifty five cold war movie “The Mouse that Roared,” a tiny European country decides its only hope to escape bankruptcy is to invade the U.S., lose the war and then get lots of U.S. aid, like many European countries did after World War II.

CBS4–04/26/2012

Florida Everglades

Nuclear Hangars And The River Of Grass, An Odd Marriage

In sprawling Everglades National Park, not far from Homestead, there is a sight that makes you do a double take.

CBS4–02/28/2011

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