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Passengers Bring Cigars, Alcohol Under New Cuba Travel Policy

As Friday marked the start of eased travel restrictions between the United State and Cuba, the biggest difference was seen in the international arrivals area, where passengers carried alcohol and tobacco products brought over from the communist island.

01/16/2015

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US: Cuba Completes Release Of 53 Political Prisoners

As part of December’s history-making deal between the United States and Cuba, 53 political prisoners were released, the Obama administration said Monday.

01/12/2015

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Leaving Cuba: A Father And Son Risk Lives At Sea

It was hot and dark and mosquitoes bit at his skin as 23-year-old Jose Fuente Lastre boarded a raft with eight other men, intent on fleeing Cuba.

12/26/2014

A second day of Cuba policy change opinions served up at Cafe Versailles in Little Havana. (Source: CBS4)

Policy Change Splits Cubans, No Treaty At Café Versailles

A day following President Barack Obama’s Cuba history-making policy change, people from around the world–of different opinions–gathered again at Café Versailles in Little Havana.

12/18/2014

Cuban former President Fidel Castro gives a speech, on September 03, 2010, at Havana's University. Castro talked to the students about the possibility of a nuclear war. (Source: Adalberto Roque/ Getty Images)

Fidel Castro Hands Power To Brother 8 Years Ago Today

On this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.

07/31/2014

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Crist Takes Heat For Planning Trip To Cuba

During a gubernatorial campaign in 2006, then Republican candidate Charlie Crist criticized his opponent Democrat Jim Davis for traveling to Cuba on a fact finding trip.

05/08/2014

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Number Of U.S. Visitors To Cuba Continues Rise

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.

04/07/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist: Ending Cuban Embargo “The Right Thing”

Appearing Friday night on the HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher, Charlie Crist reversed his long held position in support of Cuban embargo, saying he now believed the embargo should be lifted.

02/10/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist Calls For End To US Embargo On Cuba

Charlie Crist, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

02/08/2014

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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

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