U.S. State Department
An American man imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years is on a hunger strike, according to a statement released by his lawyer on Tuesday.
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.
Since Miami is considered a hub for Latin American and Caribbean travel and trade, a top U.S. State Department official is in town to sign an agreement with Miami port of officials on security related issues in the Caribbean region.
The United States State Department issued a rare worldwide travel alert to U.S. citizen about a potential terrorist attack, “particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.”
With one shot, a 25-year old Texas law student killed two things: the notion that 3D technology is only used by professionals and any chance of the gun debate going away.
Travelers to Haiti are being warned about robberies and lawlessness in the island nation.
A former FBI agent from Broward County who has been missing in Iran since 2007 may be alive, U.S. officials announced Thursday.
A South Florida father is working with the state department and FBI to retrieve his toddler daughter who was taken to the Middle East without his knowledge.