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Cuban opposition blogger Yoani Sanchez talks during the inauguration of the Clic festival, on June 21, 2012 in Havana. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GettyImages)

Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez To Speak At Freedom Tower Monday

Internationally acclaimed Cuban blogger will speak Monday at Miami-Dade College’s Freedom Tower.


(Source: CBS4)

Venezuelan Exile Remembers Running For His Life From Chavez

At 36 years-old, Alex Briceno is an up and coming real estate wheeler dealer in Miami. He was once a star student and track star, in Venezuela. That was before, he says, the Hugo Chavez regime forced him to run for his life.


(Source: CBS4)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.


HAVANA - Cuban elected first Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel participates in the new National Assembly meeting to choose a Council of State, at the Conventions Palace in Havana on February 24, 2013.  (Photo by: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

Miguel Diaz-Canel: Cuba’s Next President?

When Raul Castro accepted a five-year, and final term as Cuba’s president Sunday, he reached out to a young, obscure politician, appearing to select him as his heir-apparent.

CBS Miami–02/26/2013

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Raul Castro: This Is My Last Term As President

Cuban President Raul Castro has announced that this will be his last 5-year term as president.


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Report: Raul Castro Talks Retirement

The island nation of Cuba may be without a Castro for the first time in decades soon after Cuban President Raul Castro unexpectedly mentioned in a speech Friday that he is old and has a right to retire.


Yoanie Sanchez (Source: CNN)

Cuba Blogger Allowed To Leave Island

A blogger who has been a harsh critic of the Castro regime in Cuba left the island on Sunday.


(Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Travel Restrictions For Cubans Eased

On Monday, Cuba dropped requirements for a government exit visa to leave the island..


In photo from left to right: wife and daughter of Elias Jaua; Fidel in straw hat and short sleeve shirt; Antonio Martinez, director of Hotel Nacional; blond woman wife of Fidel, Dalia; finally Elias Jaua. (Source: CBS)

Fmr. Venezuelan VP Said He Met With Fidel Castro Saturday

For the first time since rumors surfaced last week that Fidel Castro’s health had taken a turn for the worse and he was near death, the former Cuban leader has appeared in public.


Fidel Castro Makes Appearance 4/19/11

Venezuelan Doctor: After Stroke, Castro Having Trouble Speaking, Eating

There are new reports that Fidel Castro’s health is failing. According to a Venezuela doctor, the former Cuban leader has suffered a serious “embolic” stroke.