Cuba

(Source: CBS4)

Search Continues For 2 Missing Rafters; 11 Rescued

The search continues for two Cuban migrants who are missing at sea after their raft broke apart off the coast of South Florida.

10/28/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Rescues Several From Water Believed To Be Cuban Migrants

Yet another group of what is believed to be Cuban refugees were plucked from the water near Miami on Monday.

10/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Eight People Rescued Near Sands Key

Crews rescued eight people believed to be migrants on Monday.

10/27/2014

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Number Of Cubans Fleeing To U.S. Is Increasing

The Cuban refugee rafter crisis was paramount two decades ago but now it seems the numbers are starting to increase once again.

10/27/2014

Eight Cuban migrants were found on a makeshift vessel off Key West.  (Source: U.S. Coast Guard hand out photo)

Cuba Stalemate Makes Identifying Rafters Difficult

The bodies surfaced 20 miles out from a popular South Florida beach: Four men, still youthful. Their remains were badly deteriorated, bitten by sharks, their faces unrecognizable.

10/26/2014

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Local Congresswoman Worries About Ebola Threat From Cuba

With no flights or cargo ships connecting South Florida to West Africa, there’s no reason to be concerned of a case in the area but every reason to be prepared.

10/24/2014

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Cuban Singer “Salsa Doctor” To Perform In Miami

A Cuban singer who lived in the U.S. for several years after being banned from Cuban airwaves is back in Miami for a performance in Little Havana.

10/24/2014

(Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

With Ebola In The Headlines, Officials Worry About Other Maladies

Officials are asking travelers to stay calm after hearing the second nurse with Ebola was on a jet liner the day before her diagnosis. While Ebola is making the headlines, it’s not the only malady that could arrive by jetliner.

10/15/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida Couple Sentenced In Sons’ Kidnapping

TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — After being accused of kidnapping his two young sons and sailing with them to Cuba, a Florida engineer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and 15 years of probation. Joshua […]

10/09/2014

(Source: AP)

Costa Rican Woman Pleads Guilty to Human Smuggling Conspiracy

A Costa Rican woman pleaded guilty Monday today to conspiracy to smuggle more than 25 undocumented immigrants from Cuba to the United States.

10/06/2014

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