A Spanish man held in Cuba went on trial Friday in connection with a car crash in which prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya was killed, and several government opponents, including dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, were detained in the eastern city where the proceedings were taking place.
Immigration experts estimate nearly 70,000 South Floridians qualify for the President’s Deferred Action plan, allowing illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and study for two years.
Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, told CBS News in Havana that she wants to speak directly to the survivors of the car crash that killed her husband.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will not take up Florida cases dealing with a ban on Cuban travel.
A group of Cuban dissidents that had barricaded themselves inside a Havana church to demand an audience with Pope Benedict XVI have been removed by Cuban authorities, according to the BBC.
Police are looking for two men who they said are involved in the shooting death of a man who was on his way to work, and the shooting was over $1.25.
Cuban leader Raul Castro has announced a new credit system that is set to offer loans to small-business owners, independent farmers, and other citizens.
Cuban residents are in for quite a show if a small, Miami-based Cuban exile group pulls off a planned fireworks show in an effort to draw attention to the island’s dissident community.
Less than two years after the BP oil spill left the Gulf Coast reeling, a new semi-submersible oil rig is set to begin drilling in the Florida Straits around mid-December.
An earthquake rocked Jamaica and Cuba Thursday just after 4 a.m.