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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 03:06 PM EDT

Man Accused of Forcing 6 Cuban Women Into Prostitution

Man Accused of Forcing 6 Cuban Women Into Prostitution

Prosecutors say six young women from Cuba who agreed to work as exotic dancers to pay off a $20,000 smuggling fee were instead forced into sex slavery in Miami.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 04:22 PM EDT

Portugal President Meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

Portugal President Meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

Cuba's former president Fidel Castro met with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Havana on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 05:10 PM EDT

US Abstains on UN Vote on Cuba Embargo

US Abstains on UN Vote on Cuba Embargo

The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba, a measure it had always vehemently opposed.

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 at 08:48 AM EDT

Cuban Migrants Land In Separate Spots Along Florida Keys

Cuban Migrants Land In Separate Spots Along Florida Keys

The United States’ policy on Cuban migrants, commonly called “Wet Foot, Dry Foot”, generally allows for those who make it to shore to stay in the country.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 09:12 PM EDT

Cuba Suspends New Licenses For Private Restaurants

Cuba Suspends New Licenses For Private Restaurants

The Cuban government temporarily suspended issuing licenses for new private restaurants Monday, Reuters reports.

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 07:20 PM EDT

US Removes Limits on Bringing in Cuban Rum, Cigars

US Removes Limits on Bringing in Cuban Rum, Cigars <br />

Some of the main changes include the lifting of a ban on bringing products to America from Cuba, including cigars and alcohol sold on the island.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 01:19 PM EDT

Southwest Airlines Announcing Flight Plans From U.S. to Cuba

Southwest Airlines Announcing Flight Plans From U.S. to Cuba

After the Obama administration announced plans to end the embargo with Cuba in Decemeber 2014, the countries have slowly begun to resume relations.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 11:55 AM EDT

US, Cuba Assessing Efforts to Save Hemingway Artifacts

US, Cuba Assessing Efforts to Save Hemingway Artifacts

U.S. and Cuban officials and scholars are meeting in Boston to discuss joint efforts to preserve artifacts at Ernest Hemingway's former Cuban estate.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 07:29 PM EDT

Obama to Nominate Jeffrey DeLaurentis for Cuba Ambassador

Obama to Nominate Jeffrey DeLaurentis for Cuba Ambassador

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis as his choice to become the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more than a half-century, a move that sets up a possible fight with...

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 08:37 PM EDT

College Week: FIU's Latino Public Opinion Forum

College Week: FIU's Latino Public Opinion Forum

FIU's Latino Public Opinion Forum systematically and scientifically tracks public opinion trends of the major Latino groups in the United States with an emphasis on Florida.

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