Havana

(Source: AP)

Among Cuban Exiles, An Old Toast Goes Silent

It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.

12/29/2013

Stem Cell Research

Cuban Woman Granted Visa For Stem Cell Donation

A visa approval for a Cuban woman wanting to come to the U.S., now means she can come to Miami to donate stem cells to her sister with leukemia.

12/19/2013

(Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Elian Gonzalez Makes First Trip Abroad Since 2000

Elian Gonzalez the Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking during his journey to South Florida but was later taken at gunpoint by US agents from Miami relatives, took his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father in Cuba back in 2000.

12/09/2013

William Potts leaving Havana on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Homesick Hijacker Arrives In South Florida After 30 Years In Cuba

The man who hijacked a Florida bound plane to Cuba almost 30 years ago has returned to U.S. soil.

CBS Miami–11/06/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Jesse Jackson attends Africa-America Institute 60th Anniversary Awards Gala at New York Hilton on September 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by:  Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Africa-America Institute)

Rev. Jesse Jackson Visits Cuba

Rev. Jesse Jackson is in Cuba and it’s not clear how long he may stay.

09/28/2013

(Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans Receiving Nonimmigrant Visas Jumps 82 Percent

At 67, Cuban taxi driver Benito Perez had never been on a plane. For years, friends in Miami had invited him to visit, but he couldn’t afford to pay for the flight and didn’t want to burden his friends. The process of getting an exit permit from Cuban authorities and permission from the U.S. government also seemed daunting.

09/22/2013

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, left, and her chief handler Bonnie Stoll, right, ride in a parade Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, past Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla., a day after Nyad completed a Cuba-to-Key West swim that took 52 hours and 54 minutes. The procession honored Nyad after she became the first person to complete the swim across the Florida Straits without the security of a shark cage. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Rob O'Neal)

Nyad Has No Plans Of Slowing Down After Record-Breaking Swim

Fifth times the charm for swimmer Diana Nyad who, at 64, feels as if she’s “truly dead center in the prime” of her life.

09/04/2013

US swimmer Diana Nyad (C) jumps into the water during her departure from the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club in Havana on August 18, 2012 . Veteran US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad announced that she will try to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. AFP PHOTO/ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo by: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GettyImages)

Nyad Attempts Florida Straits Cross One Last Time

After several failed attempts to swim to the Florida Keys from Cuba, endurance athlete Diana Nyad will make yet one more attempt–one she says will be her last.

08/31/2013

(Source: AP)

U.S. Travelers Warned After Cuba Cholera Outbreak

A health advisory has been issued for all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in eastern Cuba.

08/21/2013

Fidel Castro Makes Appearance 4/19/11

Fidel Turns 87 Largely Out Of The Public Eye

Former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro turned 87 years old Tuesday and as the country he spent more than a half century in charge of moves forward, the once boisterous revolutionary has largely disappeared from the public eye.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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