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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 04:45 AM EST

Fidel Castro Clung to Socialism, Mentored New Leftists

Fidel Castro Clung to Socialism, Mentored New Leftists

Fidel Castro's "final hour" became weeks, then months, then years. Even as China and Vietnam embraced free markets, Castro clung to his socialist beliefs and Communism's supposed dinosaur went on to rule for...

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 03:48 AM EST

Castro Clan Torn By Dysfunction and Disagreements

Castro Clan Torn By Dysfunction and Disagreements

Fidel Castro's rule of nearly five decades split many a Cuban family between exile and solidarity with the communist revolution, including his own.

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 03:24 AM EST

Mariel Boatlift: Cubans' Flee to Freedom

Mariel Boatlift: Cubans' Flee to Freedom

More than 125,000 Cubans arrived in South Florida in the Spring of 1980 in what's been called the Mariel Boatlift.

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 02:57 AM EST

Video of Raul Castro Announcing Death of Fidel Castro

Video of Raul Castro Announcing Death of Fidel Castro

Cuba's leader Raul Castro announced Friday the death of his brother and former leader Fidel Castro.

Saturday, Nov 26, 2016 at 03:30 AM EST

First Group of Cuban Exiles After Castro's Regime

First Group of Cuban Exiles After Castro's Regime

The first group of exiles from Cuba arrived in the United States in the 1960s after Fidel Castro gained power in the island nation.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:05 PM EST

South Florida Reacts To Castro's Death

South Florida Reacts To Castro's Death

Shortly after the announcement of the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, there was a loud cheer from the streets of Miami's Cuban neighborhoods.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 07:31 PM EST

Miami Street Sign Dedicated to Ladies in White

Miami Street Sign Dedicated to Ladies in White

The City of Miami dedicated a street sign Wednesday to Cuban dissident group Ladies in White.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 07:05 AM EST

Critic of Obama's Cuba Plan Named to Trump's Transition Team

Critic of Obama's Cuba Plan Named to Trump's Transition Team

Mauricio Claver-Carone, the executive director of the U.S.-Cuba Democracy Political Action Committee, was named by President-elect Donald Trump as a member of the group that will help map strategy and policy for...

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 07:26 PM EST

Cuban Fishermen Using Inflated Condoms for Expensive Catches

Cuban Fishermen Using Inflated Condoms for Expensive Catches

On any given night in Havana, dozens of men can be found “balloon fishing'' along the Havana seawall, using their homemade floats to carry their lines as far as 900 feet into the coastal waters. As darkness...

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 at 08:37 PM EST

Trump Presidency Could Affect US-Cuba Policy

Trump Presidency Could Affect US-Cuba Policy

Many Cuban-Americans believe a Trump presidency means a return to a hard-line policy against Cuba.

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