Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba’s communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its inviting new headquarters, with a modern glass and concrete lobby in the heart of Miami’s Cuban exile community.
Anyone who thinks Cuban-Americans think alike on Cuba hasn’t taken a close look at the community lately, poet Richard Blanco says.
In Cuba, the moments after the news broke of the Cuban spies release, those living in the island took to social media to express their excitement.
News of American contractor Alan Gross’ release and the administration’s change to U.S. policy toward Cuba has swept through the streets of Little Havana.
Alan Gross wasn’t the only American returned during Wednesday’s historic prisoner swap with the Cuban government. An unidentified spy, with massive intelligence information at the highest levels of the Cuban government, was also exchanged.
Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour’s flight from Miami.
Amid tensions between Cuba and the United States, a U.S. contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to help spark an anti-government movement using rap music.
33 migrants were found floating off the coast of Boca Raton on Wednesday and they were actually spotted during a search for two rafters who have been missing since Monday.
- A 39-year-old Cuban migrant who spent eight days at sea trying to get to the U.S. was reunited Tuesday with a father who he had not seen in 35 years.
The Cuban refugee rafter crisis was paramount two decades ago but now it seems the numbers are starting to increase once again.