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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 03:08 PM EDT

Spirit Airlines Announces End of Flights to Cuba

Spirit Airlines Announces End of Flights to Cuba

The low cost air carrier, which is based in Miramar, said the final flights between Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport and Havana will take place on May 31st.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:25 PM EDT

Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

Cubans Say They Entered US Before End of Immigration Policy

A group of 11 Cuban immigrants being detained in South Texas are fighting deportation after alleging they were wrongly turned away while trying to enter the United States just before the "wet foot, dry foot"...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 06:28 PM EDT

Cubans Still Trying to Reach US by Sea Despite Rule Change

Cubans Still Trying to Reach US by Sea Despite Rule Change

Cubans are still making risky sea journeys to the U.S. despite the end of a policy that allowed them to stay if they made it to American soil, officials said Monday.

Monday, Mar 13, 2017 at 05:58 PM EDT

Frontier Airlines, Silver Airways Dropping Service to Cuba

Frontier Airlines, Silver Airways Dropping Service to Cuba

Frontier Airlines and Silver Airways are dropping air service to Cuba, saying other airlines are adding too many flights to the island nation and making the routes unprofitable.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:52 AM EST

Shoot Down of Brothers to the Rescue Flight Remembered

Shoot Down of Brothers to the Rescue Flight Remembered

The annual remembrance ceremony for those victims will take place at the monument to those victims located at Opa-locka Airport starting at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:58 PM EST

Cuban Dissidents Honor OAS Secretary-General Denied Entry

Cuban Dissidents Honor OAS Secretary-General Denied Entry

A group of Cuban dissidents on Wednesday recognized the secretary-general of the Organization of American States for defending human rights in their country even though the government denied him entry to attend...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 02:44 PM EST

US Senators Say Raul Castro Eager to Maintain US Relations

US Senators Say Raul Castro Eager to Maintain US Relations

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:38 PM EST

680 Cubans Returned Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

680 Cubans Returned Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

About 680 Cubans have been returned to the island from various countries since then-President Barack Obama ended a longstanding immigration policy that allowed any Cuban who made it to U.S. soil to stay and...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 01:31 AM EST

2 Cubans Deported, First Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

2 Cubans Deported, First Since End of 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'

Two Cuban nationals were flown back to Havana by U.S. Immigration and Customs officials Friday in what is the first removal flight since the change in the United States' "wet foot, dry foot" policy, NBC 6 has...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 03:56 PM EST

Anti-Castro Cuban-American Lawmakers See a Champion in Trump

Anti-Castro Cuban-American Lawmakers See a Champion in Trump

Cuban-American lawmakers from Florida helped shape U.S. relations with the island for years until they found themselves on the outside during a historic thaw in relations. But they could be getting the upper...

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