An American man imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer on Tuesday.
New numbers released Monday show the number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise despite a more than five-decade long embargo that is still in place.
Hundreds attended a visitation and prayer service Sunday for Huber Matos Benitez.
Following weekend demonstrations across South Florida in solidarity with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s political opposition, the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuba and Cuban-American Studies is gathering to examine the mass protests in the country and what potential effects it poses on Cuba.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has been welcoming several foreign dignitaries into the communist country over the past few days.
Half a dozen Cuban dance defectors are preparing for an upcoming performance at the Jackie Gleason Theater on Miami Beach.
In a move that could send the state of Florida into a clash with the federal government, Governor Rick Scott said Friday he will sign a bill that makes it illegal for Florida tax dollars to be spent on companies that do business directly or indirectly with Cuba.
It wasn’t quite Joseph McCarthy waiving around papers claiming to know of communists in the federal government, but according to the Palm Beach Post, Congressman Allen West “has heard” there are communists in the House of Representatives.
Hope for change is in the air again in Cuba. But for more than five decades, hopes for freedom have been dashed.
Pope Benedict XVI is expected to arrive in Mexico Friday, but unlike his predecessor Pope John Paul II, the excitement level may not be as high for the current Holy See.