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.
As part of December’s history-making deal between the United States and Cuba, 53 political prisoners were released, the Obama administration said Monday.
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.
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.
On this day exactly eight years ago, Fidel Castro handed power of the communist island over to his brother Raul Castro.
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.
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.
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.
Charlie Crist, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on 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.