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Travel Agencies Rush Amid Cuba Banking Deadline

As the deadline nears for Cuba to find a new bank for its diplomatic accounts in the U.S, travel agencies which offer flights to the island are rushing to get passport and visa applications in.

02/14/2014

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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

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Leonys Martin #2 of the Texas Rangers holds up the ball after making an out on Delmon Young #15 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning during the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Court Docs: Rangers’ Martin Victim In Ransom Plot

Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his family members were kept under surveillance in South Florida.

12/21/2013

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Elian Gonzalez: “I Haven’t Had Any Long-Lasting Psychological Trauma”

In his first trip outside of Cuba since 2000, Elian Gonzalez denounced the U.S. embargo against Cuba at a youth conference in Quito, Ecuador.

12/10/2013

William Potts leaving Havana on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Orders Hijacker Have Public Defender Appointed

Less than 48 hours after he finally returned to U.S. soil, a former Black Panther who hijacked a Miami-bound plane almost 30 years ago made his first federal court appearance Thursday.

CBS Miami–11/07/2013

Cuban-American member of the US House of Representatives Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) spoke at a press conference at Miami's International Airport with his brother Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (L) on Feb. 11, 2010.  (Source: Getty Images)

Diaz-Balart Matriarch Passes Away

Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart, the mother of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, passed away at her Miami home on Wednesday at the age of 88.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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Frequent Cuban Hunger Striker Comes To Miami

With Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.

05/12/2013

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Cuban Spy Renounces U.S. Citizenship; Will Stay In Cuba

A federal judge will allow a convicted Cuban spy to permanently stay in the Caribbean island nation in exchange for renouncing his U.S. citizenship.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 15: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats calls out while taking on the UCLA Bruins during the semifinals of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Pac-12 In Turmoil Over Referee Bounty Allegations

The Pac-12 Conference is in turmoil Tuesday after a CBSSports.com report alleged that Pac-12 head of officiating Ed Rush offered a bounty to referees who either gave a technical foul or ejected Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller from a Pac-12 Tournament game.

CBS Miami–04/02/2013

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Poll: Cuban-American Vote Moving Democratic

While Florida still hasn’t finished counting all the ballots from Tuesday’s election, the exit polling from Tuesday’s presidential election is suggesting a major shift in the voting pattern of the Hispanic vote in Florida.

CBS Miami–11/09/2012

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