Florida Straits

First Sanctioned Sailing Race To Cuba In 50 Years BeginsA group of American sailboat racers put up their sails in Key West and started sailing down to Cuba in the first U.S. government sanctioned sailing race between the two places after more than 50 years.
First Sanctioned Key West-To-Cuba Sailing Race In 50 Years Set For May 16A group of American Hobie Cat sailboat racers will race the 90-mile distance between Key West and Havana, Cuba during what is believed to be the first officially sanctioned sailing race between the two cities for at least 50 years.
Grief, Anger On Anniversary Of 'Brothers To The Rescue' DeathsIn Little Havana Tuesday there was grief and anger at a rally and march on the 19th anniversary of the shoot down of two Brothers to The Rescue airplanes over international waters by Cuban jet fighters.
Diana Nyad Stages Show in Key West About Cuba-­To­-Keys SwimMarathon swimmer Diana Nyad is staging a theatrical presentation this week about her 111-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, on the island where she completed the near-impossible athletic feat.
Leaving Cuba: A Father And Son Risk Lives At SeaIt 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.
Coast Guard Repatriates Cuban, Haitian MigrantsThe U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 migrants it says were illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti.
USCG: More Than 200 Migrants Rescued In One WeekIt has been a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard battling illegal migration as more than 200 people were rescued and repatriated.
Art Stolen From Cuban Museum Turns Up In Miami Artwork that went missing from a Cuban museum about a week ago have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami.
Cuban Migrant Who Windsurfed The Florida Straits Found Near Big Pine KeyIn an attempt reach U.S. soil, three Cuban migrants windsurfed across the Florida Straits Tuesday, but only one is known to have reached dry land.
Coast Guard Repatriates 14 Cuban MigrantsCoast Guard crews repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday.
Cuban Migrants Returned To Homeland More than 60 Cubans were returned to their homeland last week. The Coast Guard returned the 63 migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, after being repatriated.
Nyad Preps For Final Attempt To Swim From Cuba To KeysEndurance swimmer Diana Nyad is ready to make one final attempt to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys.