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

Rubio And Cruz Won’t Be Able To Reverse U.S. Overture To Cuba

Pity Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. The two Cuban-American senators are relatively young, in their mid-40s. And their political rise coincides with a change in U.S.-Cuban relations that neither particularly welcomes.

December 23, 2015

Obama Takes ‘A Sledgehammer’ To Cuba Embargo

What is commonly known as the trade embargo on Cuba is still on the books, as it has been for some five decades. But for companies from around the United States, the barriers to trade with the untapped market 90 miles from Florida are getting lower and lower.

September 18, 2015

Bill To Boost Trade With Cuba Faces Long Odds, Despite Win

Legislation designed to boost agricultural trade with Cuba passed out of a Senate committee last week.

July 28, 2015

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

U.S. Removes Cuba From Terror Blacklist

“While the United States has significant concerns and disagreements with a wide range of Cuba’s policies and actions, these fall outside the criteria relevant to the rescission of a state sponsor of terrorism designation.”

May 29, 2015

Castro, Obama Shake Hands In Panama, Set Meeting For Saturday In U.S.-Cuba Thaw

The thaw in the lengthy diplomatic freeze between the United States and Cuba quickened Friday, with President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro shaking hands at an evening reception ahead of a more substantive face-to-face meeting set for Saturday.

April 11, 2015

Poll: Support For Warmer Relations With Cuba Grows In Miami Area

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Cuban Americans in Miami-Dade County support an end to the U.S. embargo of Cuba, with newer arrivals and the younger generation tending to lead the way in backing diplomatic efforts between the longtime antagonists. A poll by Florida International University released on Tuesday shows Cubans living in the Miami […]

June 17, 2014