Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Sunday, April 22, 2018

U.S. And Cuba Agree To Open Embassies, Restore Diplomatic Relations

After 50 years of diplomatic standoff, the U.S. and Cuba plan to announce Wednesday that they will establish formal diplomatic relations and open embassies in each other’s capitals.

June 30, 2015
A protester holds up an American and a Cuban flag in Miami, Florida on December 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Joe Raedle)

Cuba, U.S. Launch High-Level Talks In Havana

Cuba and the U.S. held their highest-level talks in a generation on Wednesday.

January 21, 2015

North Korean Freighter, Fresh From Stop In Havana, Raises Suspicion As It Runs Aground Off Mexican Coast

By Juan O. Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald A North Korean freighter has run aground near a port in eastern Mexico, just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel seized last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 6,700-ton Mu Du Bong, built in 1983, ran […]

July 15, 2014

Former CIA Agent, Now In Havana, Discusses Gadhafi’s ‘Secret World’

By Juan O. Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald MIAMI — U.S. fugitive and renegade CIA agent Frank Terpil is still living in Havana and easily recounting his days helping former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi to murder his political enemies, according to a recently released British documentary. Co-producer Michael Chrisman said Terpil, 74, was interviewed at his Havana […]

April 22, 2014

Imprisoned U.S. Contractor Ends Hunger Strike In Cuba

By Juan O. Tamayo, The Miami Herald U.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross, jailed in Havana for more than four years, called off a weeklong hunger strike but said there will be “further protests” against his treatment by the Cuban and U.S. governments. “My protest fast is suspended as of today (Friday), although there will […]

April 14, 2014