Cuban Politics

The director of the North America Department of Cuba's Foreign Ministry, Cuban Josefina Vidal, speaks during a press conference after taking part in the first closed-door talks between Cuba and the United State, at the Convention Palace in Havana on January 21, 2015. The United States and Cuba opened two days of historic talks in Havana on Wednesday to end decades of Cold War-era animosity and reestablish diplomatic relations. The meetings in Havana follow the historic decision by US President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro in December to seek normal diplomatic relations.  (Courtesy: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wet Foot Dry Foot Policy May Be On The Table During Cuba Talks

The highest ranking official of the U.S. delegation to visit Cuba in decade sat directly across a table from Cuba’s delegation in Havana on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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Protesters: ‘It’s Not The Time’ For More Cuba Ties

Anti-Castro protesters took to the streets of Miami on Saturday to voice their resistance to the president’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba.

12/20/2014

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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

(Source: CBS4)

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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US Co-opted Cuba’s Hip-Hop Scene To Spark Change

Amid tensions between Cuba and the United States, a U.S. contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to help spark an anti-government movement using rap music.

12/11/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Visit Alan Gross In Cuba

A group of U.S. Senators met with prisoner Alan Gross on Tuesday.

11/11/2014

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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

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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

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Paltry Car Sales Seen As Sign of Cuba’s Priorities

Cuban’s wanting to buy a car will have to pay a hefty price leaving many out of the new policy change which was meant to allow any Cuban to buy a car without a special permit.

07/11/2014

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