4 hrs ago
Raul Castro Reaches Out to Obama, But Don’t Call It a Thaw...
Tuesday's greeting between Obama and Castro comes after six months of quiet diplomacy between the United States and Cuba-and Castro signaling he's ready for bigger talks.
12 hrs ago
South Florida Blade
The Cabaret South Beach
Burlesque is back in South Beach, this time in a modern interpretation. Edison Farrow, the renowned nightlife promoter, and businessman Ed de Caso have partnered to bring life to " The Cabaret South Beach ," a performance venue where singers and musicians entertain audiences with live music shows seven days a week.
18 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
Elian Gonzalez had two fathers - his own and the state
Elian Gonzalez is capturing the world's attention once again as a delegate for the 23rd World Festival of Youth and Students being held in Ecuador.
22 hrs ago
No Red Bull Cliff Diving return to Abereiddy in 2014
ORGANISERS of the Red Bull World Cliff Diving Series have confirmed they will not be returning to the Blue Lagoon, Abereiddy, in 2014.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Voice of America
Cuban Authorities Squelch Human Rights March
A member of the dissident group, Ladies in White, is detained by Cuban security before the start of a march marking International Human Rights Day in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul...
Havana: For sure it's just what Mandela would have wanted, but does it amount to more than that? The historic handshake between US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday was greeted on the streets of Cuba with surprise and hopes of improved relations.
New World School Of The Arts to Pat Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona with Two-Day Concert, 12/14-15
New World School Of The Arts Lends Tribute To Legendary Cuban Pianist And Composer Ernesto Lecuona with Two-Day Concert December 14 at 8:00 p.m. - December 15 at 3:00 p.m. On the 50th anniversary of his death, New World School of the Arts will pay homage to legendary Cuban pianist and composer Ernesto Lecuona .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Taking efforts to fight prejudice in Cuba to the barrios
From a very young age, Irma CastaA eda has braided her curly hair and cared for it with natural recipes inherited from her mother, ignoring the widespread conception that Black women's hair is "ugly" or "bad."
'Floating university' carrying US students arrives in Cuba
Two students take photographs in front of Havana University after arriving in Cuba on Monday aboard the MV Explorer cruise ship.
Elian Gonzalez, shipwrecked Cuban boy who captivated 2 nations, on 1st foreign trip as adult
Archival photos show how Vancouverites of yesteryear weren't much better prepared for snow than they are today.
Reports from Cuba: Dreaming of Steak in Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba , December, www.cubanet.org - Pedro YA nez, an honest and decent man, led a quiet life with his wife and two small sons in a humble house built almost completely by him, on 19th Street in Santa Fe.
Cuba gets US banking extension, says resuming consular services in Washington, New York
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolled into the Anderson LRT station Saturday night, as part of a special concert to raise awareness for local food bank programs.
Anchors Aweigh: Voyages past, into the future
One hundred and fifteen days, 16 countries, three continents and a lifetime of memories.
Paris & LiLo in Tattle: What is this, 2008?
According to TMZ.com, Paris threatened Lindsay via Twitter after Lindsay was alleged to have ordered a Miami Beach beat-down on Paris' younger bro Barron .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Cuba reforms seen as changing ideals, values
With a framed image of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on the wall, a vendor organizes his tomatoes at an open-air market in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
New York Daily News
It is time to give Cuba a break
Activists blame the sudden cancellation of Cuban-Americans' bank accounts on the chilling effects of the U.S. embargo against Cuba Maria Isabel Alfonso of Queens wants to visit her aunt Isabel, pictured here in her Havana living room, but may not be able to do so because of the suspension of all consular activities.
Reports from Cuba: Karina Aspires to be a Successful Prostitute
HAVANA, Cuba , November www.cubanet.org - Karina laments having come rather late to Havana from her native Santiago de Cuba.
In Havana, 95-year-old minds Lennon statue's specs
Juan Gonzalez, poses next to the bronze statue of the late Beatle John Lennon in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Miami Herald
A sudden surge in Cuban migrants
30, the highest total since 1994 and 10 percent higher than the estimated 40,000 arrivals in the previous year.
Hemingway's Cuba Things of Fiction Now
Finn-Olaf Jones @ The Wall Street Journal tells the story of a romantic and exotic Cuba that writer Hemingway chose for his creative and personal refuge ... the Cuba of "The Old Man and the Sea" ... that seems all but fiction over 50 years later as generations of post-Castro Cubans struggle daily for more than a bragging-rights fish, but for food ... (more)