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The rafters rescued by the cruise ship boarded a U.S. Coast Guard ship Friday. (Courtesy: Rob Popoff)

Sharp Increase In Cuban Rafters This Year

The number of Cubans making the dangerous journey across the Florida straits for a better life in the U.S. is up sharply this year.

08/15/2014

Fidel Castro (Source: CBS)

Fidel Castro Marks 88th Birthday

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro marked his 88th birthday on Wednesday. An exhibit commemorating the history of his long leadership went on display in Havana on Tuesday.

08/13/2014

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Facing South Florida: Social Challenges Facing Cuba

While political and economic transformation underway around the world get studied and debated, less attention is given to the impact such changes are having on the people in those countries. Eliott sits down with the author of a new thought-provoking book which analyzes some of these human factors as they apply to Cuba and what impact it might have in the future.

CBS4–08/12/2014

Ana Alliegro

Probe Of Ex-Florida Congressman Hinges On Friend

Amid a criminal investigation, the fate of ex-Florida Congressman David Rivera, may rely mostly on a woman who was his close friend.

08/01/2014

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

Chinese President visits Fidel Castro in Cuba (Source: Cuban TV)

Chinese President Visits Fidel Castro In Cuba

New pictures have been released of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s meeting with the Chinese President.

07/23/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Signs are posted outside of a CVS store on November 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. CVS Caremark reported a 25 percent surge in third-quarter earnings with profits of $1.25 billion, or $1.02 per share, compared to $1.01 billion, or 79 cents a share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Herald: CVS To Buy Navarro Discount Pharmacy

Navarro, a Miami-based discount pharmacy that’s been in South Florida for more than 50 years, is being bought out by CVS Caremark.

07/14/2014

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 01: Cuban blogger and independent journalist Yoani Sanchez flashes the peace sign as she arrives to speak during an event at the Miami Dade College’s Freedom Tower on April 1, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Sanchez's visit to Miami, the heart of the Cuban exile community, happens as she takes part in a world tour to speak about life in Cuba. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cuban Blogger Denounced By Italian Translator

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was blasted by an Italian-language translator who worked with her for the past six years.

05/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Demonstrators gather and prepare to march down Broadway on International Workers Day, or Labor Day, on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The annual global gathering of immigration rights activists, leftists, labor unions and others often results in confrontations with police. The very first Labor Day in America took place on May 1, 1886, as a celebration of the American labor movement and the adoption of the 8-hour work day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protests & Parades Held In Celebration Of May Day

Today is May Day, which meant a big celebration in many parts of the world–but it turned violent in others.

05/01/2014

Huber Matos (Source: Roberto Koltun/El Nuevo Herald)

Prayer Service Held For Fmr. Cuban Revolution Leader Huber Matos

Hundreds attended a visitation and prayer service Sunday for Huber Matos Benitez.

03/02/2014

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