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Reestablishing connections with the island nation and its people

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:45 PM EDT

Cuba Announces Major Wi-Fi Expansion on Iconic Malecon

Cuba Announces Major Wi-Fi Expansion on Iconic Malecon

The Cuban government says it will make five miles of Havana's iconic seafront boulevard, the Malecon, into the largest Wi-Fi hotspot in one of the world's least-connected nations.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 08:21 PM EDT

Rubio Asking for Answers Regarding Security on Cuba Flights

Rubio Asking for Answers Regarding Security on Cuba Flights

Air marshals have been on previous charter flights to the island, but an agreement to have similar measures on commercial flights is still pending.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 09:21 PM EDT

Iran's President Lands in Cuba To Hold Talks With Castro

Iran's President Lands in Cuba To Hold Talks With Castro

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Havana Monday for a one day official visit.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 09:39 PM EDT

Airlines Pulling Cuban-Americans Off Flight Crews to Country

Airlines Pulling Cuban-Americans Off Flight Crews to Country

Authorities within the Cuban government are telling all airlines that will be flying from American cities to the island nation that those who do not have a Cuban passport – a requirement for anyone born there...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 12:11 AM EDT

Rubio Calls for Suspension of Cuba Flights Lacking Air Marsh

Rubio Calls for Suspension of Cuba Flights Lacking Air Marsh

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is calling for the suspension of U.S. commercial flights to Cuba after the Transportation Security Administration admitted that there are no air marshals on flights.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 08:24 PM EDT

Cuba Internet Freedom Conference Starting in Miami

Cuba Internet Freedom Conference Starting in Miami

Former political prisoner Alan Gross is taking part in the Cuba Internet Freedom Conference in Miami.

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 12:41 PM EDT

First Commercial Flight From MIA to Cuba Takes Off

First Commercial Flight From MIA to Cuba Takes Off

90 people were on board an American Airlines flight from Miami to Cuba for the first commercial flight in over a half century

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 at 11:33 PM EDT

NBC 6 Tours Santa Clara, Cuba

NBC 6 Tours Santa Clara, Cuba

NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia explores Santa Clara after the first commercial flight from the U.S. to Cuba lands there.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:29 PM EDT

Commercial Travel Between US, Cuba Resumes

Commercial Travel Between US, Cuba Resumes

The first commercial flight in over 50 years between the U.S. and Cuba took off Wednesday morning and arrived just before 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 10:18 AM EDT

Historic Flight From U.S. to Cuba Departs

Historic Flight From U.S. to Cuba Departs

NBC 6's Julia Bagg is at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, where the first commerical flights in over 50 years between the two countries on an American based airline take place.

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