Tuesday Aug 26
Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle
Are the economic changes instituted in recent years by President Raul Castro working? Can the dissident movement ever gain enough traction to overthrow the Communist government? Just how good is its acclaimed but flawed health care system? But when looking to the future of the island a?? a post-Castro period that is often contemplated by American ... (more)
Local mission team views life, acts of faith in Cuba
Mission team members included James Copenhaver, Judith Parady, Dorie Hanes, Janet Copenhaver, Keith Spangenberg, Betty Romero, Barbara Shrader, Garrett Van Nutt and Susan Spangenberg.
Cuban photographer: Do you recognize this girl?
In the photo, a girl crouches on a wooden raft, surrounded by solemn men. Her large brown eyes stare intently at the camera.
US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida
A " One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States.
America sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy
Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed by a U.S. agency to work undercover in Cuba.
U.S. sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy 24 minutes
An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation that put those foreigners in danger even after a U.S. contractor was hauled away to a Cuban jail.