Fidel Castro

Poet Richard Blanco speaks at the podium at the U.S. Capitol building as Washington prepares for U.S. President Barack Obama's second inauguration on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will be officially sworn in today with a public ceremony for the President taking place on January 21.  (Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Inaugural Poet Returns To Miami In New Memoir

In Richard Blanco’s Miami, memories linger outside coffee windows and in Cuban grocery store aisles.

11/09/2014

Cuba hosted a summit on Ebola.  (Source: CBS)

Cuba To Host Ebola Summit

The fight against Ebola has created grounds for an unlikely alliance between the U.S. and Cuba.

10/20/2014

Buena Fe (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Pack The Streets Outside Of Buena Fe Concert

The Miami-Dade County Auditorium is packed Thursday night, but not for the typical reason.

09/18/2014

Buena Fe (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami-Dade Mayor Can’t Cancel Cuban Band Concert

The show must go on according to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who said the county will not cancel the upcoming concert of the controversial Cuban musical group Buena Fe.

09/17/2014

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

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