Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.
A new chapter has begun in the history books as the U.S. and Cuba restore diplomatic relations. At the stroke of midnight on Monday, the American special interest office in Havana and the Cuban special interest office in Washington D.C. became embassies.
With the kick off of summer, CBS4 Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer made his way down to the Caribbean.
Add Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross to the large group of Americans to visit the island of Cuba since President Obama announced his intention to restore diplomatic ties to the nation so close to the shores of South Florida.
Elian Gonzalez, who became the center of an international custody battle that ended with a Miami raid by federal agents and riots, wants to visit the United States and wants the American people to know he loves them.
A 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.
The Minnesota Orchestra is in Havana not just to make music, but to share music with Cubans who are seeing an American orchestra in person for the first time.
A travel agency will soon offer twice-weekly flights between Orlando and Cuba.
A 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.
Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill took a long-awaited trip to Cuba in early April.