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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

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...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 01:54 PM EST

Cuban, US Sailors Weigh Future of Regatta Under Pres. Trump

Cuban, US Sailors Weigh Future of Regatta Under Pres. Trump

The Trump administration and some Republican members of Congress have said they will continue working to keep those restrictions in place unless a new deal is worked out.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 06:58 PM EST

Miami's Little Havana Gains 'National Treasure' Label

Miami's Little Havana Gains 'National Treasure' Label

The National Trust for Historic Preservation added Little Havana to its list of “national treasures'' Friday, saying it should be protected from developers who are transforming much of Miami's downtown and...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 07:05 PM EDT

Cuba Starts Election Cycle, Likely Last of Castro Presidency

Cuba Starts Election Cycle, Likely Last of Castro Presidency

Cuba is starting an electoral process that is expected to end with President Raul Castro stepping down in February.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at 07:34 PM EST

Port Everglades Backs Out of Agreement With Cuban Government

Port Everglades Backs Out of Agreement With Cuban Government

A major Florida port has canceled plans to sign an agreement with Cuba, one day after Gov. Rick Scott threatened to cut off its state funding if it signed the pact.

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