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Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 5:46 AM
By Associated Press

With Easier Travel to Cuba, Quinceañera Business Booms

Now that travel to Cuba is easier than it once was, many girls are traveling back to the island to celebrate their Quinceañera, a trend that also has helped small businesses boom.View gallery »

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Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Cuba: Houses for Sale

Houses for sale in Cuba.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 2:57 PM
By Brandon Launerts

Beaches in Cuba

A collection of images of the beautiful beaches from Cuba sent by our sister station, Telemundo 51.View gallery »

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Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 1:10 PM
By Alexandra Leon

Havana as Photographed by Yoani Sanchez

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez's photos provide an inside look at the real Havana.View gallery »

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Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 5:16 PM
By camila bernal

Estefan Supports Cuban Human Rights

The videos are part of The Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba's campaign. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 3:47 PM
By Brandon Launerts

Photos From Cuba

Photos from Cuba were sent to us from our sister station Telemundo51.comView gallery »

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Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 2:52 PM
By camila bernal

Hansel y Raul to Perform at Hialeah Casino

Hansel y Raul to Perform at Hialeah Casino

Hansel y Raul will perform Friday night at the Hialeah Park Casino. Read »

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 11:29 AM
By Mary Jo Shore

What You're Doing This Week

What You're Doing This Week

Head to CubaLibre, do some vintage shopping, follow the butterflies, party with Latin superstars to support St. Jude's- looks like you've got a busy week ahead! Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 2:41 PM
By Tina Dominguez

Problem Kids Talk Jay - Z, Cuba

Problem Kids Talk Jay - Z, Cuba

Miami group Problem Kids put in their two cents regarding the controversial move made by Jay-Z and Beyonce to visit Cuba in their song 'Useful Idiot'. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:44 PM
By Jipsy Castillo

A Wedding In Cuba

Miami native's take their vows in Havana, Cuba this past Spring at the world famous Hotel Nacional.View gallery »

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Latin Beat covers music, entertainment, nightlife and food from the vantage point of a true insider in South Florida’s Latino community.
Kelly Blanco Kelly Blanco has built up almost a decade’s worth of experience as an entertainment, sports, and lifestyle reporter. Since high school, she has covered events such as the Super Bowl, the Academy Awards and even the 2012 Paralympics in London. Kelly is also an active volunteer within the South Florida community. Make sure to wake up with Kelly every morning as she brings you your First Alert Traffic updates and gets you out the door with what you need to know from 4:30-7 a.m. on South Florida Today and follow her on Twitter @KellyNBC6.
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Brandon Lopez Brandon Lopez kicked off his professional career before he could even legally vote. By the time he was 18, he was the Assistant Director of the Digital Marketing Division of a prominent South Florida magazine. Now, Brandon is a Deputy Web Editor at NBC 6 and a contributor to Latin Beat. Find him on Twitter or Instagram at @BrandonLopezTV.