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Raul Castro Says Detente Won’t Change Cuban System

Three men convicted of spying in the United States and returned to Cuba as part of an agreement, stood in front of members of the Cuban parliament and received a standing ovation on Saturday.

9 hours ago

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Hopes, Fears, Doubts Surround Cuba’s Oil Future

One of the most prolific oil and gas basins on the planet sits just off Cuba’s northwest coast, and the thaw in relations with the United States is giving rise to hopes that Cuba can now get in on the action.

13 hours ago

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Cubans Take To Social Media Over Cuban Spies Release

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.

12/18/2014

ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 24: Former President Bill Clinton attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's 'So The World May Hear Awards Gala' 2011 at River Centre on July 24, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

Clinton Meets With Estefans After Holding Summit

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday to kick off a summit on the Americas held in South Florida.

12/11/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush Talks Foreign Policy

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush reaffirmed his support for the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba. All this while there is still no word on whether he’ll run for president in 2016.

12/02/2014

Cuban migrant Joel Moreno who spent eight days at sea trying to get to the U.S. was reunited with his father who he had not seen in 35 years on October 28, 2014.
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Cuban Migrant Reunited With Miami-Dade Father After 35 Years

- 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.

10/28/2014

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Number Of Cubans Fleeing To U.S. Is Increasing

The Cuban refugee rafter crisis was paramount two decades ago but now it seems the numbers are starting to increase once again.

10/27/2014

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Costa Rican Woman Pleads Guilty to Human Smuggling Conspiracy

A Costa Rican woman pleaded guilty Monday today to conspiracy to smuggle more than 25 undocumented immigrants from Cuba to the United States.

10/06/2014

Barak Barfi gives a prepared statement outside the home of Steven Sotloff (Source: CBS4)

Murdered Local Journalist Described As “Gentle Soul”

A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.

09/03/2014

US center Anthony Davis (L) scores beside US forward Kenneth Faried (C) and New Zealand's forward Isaac Fotu (R) during the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group C match vs New Zealand at the Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain on September 2, 2014. (Source: RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Davis Leads Unbeaten U.S. Past New Zealand 98-71

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.

09/02/2014

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