Raul Castro

American flag flies at US embassy in Cuba. 8/14/15 (Source: CBS4)

Kerry On The Ground As U.S. Flag Flies In Cuba After 54 Years

The American flag is flying in Cuba for the first time in 54 years.

08/14/2015

U.S. Embassy In Havana (Source: CBS4)

Amid Opposition, Preps Continue For U.S. Embassy In Cuba

As preps are underway for the reopening of the Cuban embassy, there are mixed feelings about the American flag flying in the island nation.

08/13/2015

(PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Dissidents Not Invited To Embassy Flag Raising

Dissidents in Cuba have not been invited to attend Friday’s historic flag-raising by Secretary of State John Kerry at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

08/12/2015

(PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Reaction To Restoration Of Diplomatic Ties With Cuba

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.

07/20/2015

(Source: AP)

Officials Prep For Cuban Embassy Reopening In D.C.

In Washington, D.C. the Cuban interests section that handled consular affairs and other diplomatic matters in the absence of an embassy will once again become the Cuban embassy.

07/20/2015

(Source: AP)

South Florida Reacts Day Before Historic Cuban Embassy Opening

Monday marks a major step in the effort to normalize relations with the Cuban government, and South Florida is reacting to the historic change.

07/19/2015

A man raises his fist with a Cuban flag. (Photo: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubans Facing Deportation Await Changes In US-Cuba Relations

With the United States and Cuba inching closer to fully restoring diplomatic ties, including re-opening embassies for the first time in 54 years, the future is murky for tens of thousands of Cuban immigrants who have been ordered by immigration authorities to leave the country.

07/19/2015

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Mixed Reaction To U.S., Cuba Embassy Openings

Some Cuban-American politicians are criticizing a historic change in relations with the island nation.

07/01/2015

Havana (Source: CBS)

Obama Announces U.S., Cuba Embassy Openings

In a historic change of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama has announced that the two countries have agreed to open embassies in each others capitals.

07/01/2015

Costumed as a vampire, Emerson Farris paddles his S.S. Stoker, named for "Dracula" author Bram Stoker, during the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta Sunday, Mary 24, 2015, in Key West, Fla. (Photo by Haig Jacobs/Florida Keys News Bureau)

‘Sailors’ Pilot Plywood-And-Duct-Tape Boats In Wacky Key West Regatta

Imagine a soapbox derby race on water. Can you picture it? That’s basically what went down at a wacky Memorial Day weekend regatta in Key West on Sunday.

05/24/2015

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