Saul Landau provides an update on Cuba (and U.S./Cuban politics) - Alan Korwin (author and largest producer/distributor of gun rights books in the U.S.) gives an update on gun rights in America - Brandon Puckett (local activist)
Ecuadorian authorities on Monday repatriated 26 Cubans who arrived at the International Airport in Quito without a letter of invitation, reported the Café Fuerte website.
An undersea fiber-optic cable that promises to bring Cuban Internet and phone communications into the 21st Century stirred to life this week, two years after it was laid between Venezuela and the Caribbean island.
Exit visas are one of the first hurdles Cubans have had to face when it comes to travel. But a new law set to come into force today scraps the requirement for the costly “white card,” allowing Cubans to travel freely with just a passport.
Long lines are forming outside travel agencies, migration offices and the U.S. Interests Section in Havana on the first day of a new law easing travel restrictions on Cubans.
It takes courage to enter a war zone willingly, armed with a microphone and a camera as a journalist.
Unprecedented Latin American opposition to U.S. sanctions on communist Cuba left President Barack Obama isolated at the Summit of the Americas on Sunday and illustrated Washington's waning influence in the region.
Ian Williams (U.N. Correspondent for Tribune; Sr. Analyst Foreign Policy in Focus) on U.N.'s condemnation of U.S.'s Cuba Policy - Saul Landau (Professor, author, commentator, filmmaker) on the U.N./U.S./Cuba - Jeff Deist (Ron Paul's Chief of Staff)
Fifty years ago millions of people around the world worried that nuclear war would break out between the U.S. and USSR over demands that the Soviet Union withdraw its nuclear missiles from Cuba. Many Americans still think that an angry Fidel Castro w
Can the United States export democracy to another country, the way it exports Coca Cola? Apparently the government, particularly, USAID, and the mass media – think so. But, some tricky issues emerge because we – the USA – the 'city on the hill" repre
Ian Williams (U.N. Correspondent for Tribune and Senior Analyst for Foreign Policy in Focus) on the U.N.'s condemnation of U.S.'s Cuba Policy - Saul Landau (Professor emeritus, author, commentator, filmmaker) on the U.N., U.S. and Cuba
It was exactly 50 years ago when President John F. Kennedy took to the airwaves to inform the world that the Soviet Union was introducing nuclear-armed missiles into Cuba and that he had ordered a blockade of the island — and would consider stronger
Fidel Castro's little brother Raul is continuing to loosen restrictions in Cuba, now letting his people take a vacation.
Cuban government announced Tuesday that it will no longer require islanders to apply for an exit visa, eliminating a much-loathed bureaucratic procedure that has been a major impediment for many seeking to travel overseas.
Cuba proposed talks with the United States about resolving the case of jailed American contractor Alan Gross, but has received no response, indicating a lack of interest by Washington, a top Cuban diplomat said.
Cuban President Raul Castro said Thursday that his government is willing to mend fences with bitter Cold War foe the United States and sit down to discuss anything, as long as it is a conversation between equals. At the end of a Revolution Day ce
One of Cuba's best-known dissidents, Oswaldo Paya, leader of the Christian Democratic Movement, died on Sunday in a car crash, religious and dissident sources said. Paya, 60, was travelling in eastern Granma province at the time of the accident, t
The state-run system has been praised, but many specialists now fear they are falling behind international standards.
The Obama administration on Thursday called on Cuba to immediately release jailed American contractor Alan Gross, saying his health has worsened and he can no longer walk.
President Obama concluded a contentious hemispheric summit on the defensive Sunday as it ended without agreement on whether Cuba’s Communist leaders should be invited to the next meeting, something the United States firmly opposes.
The vice president of the Council of Ministers and the official overseeing the steps toward a freer market, amounted to a rebuttal of sorts to the pope, who in recent days has portrayed the political system here as unworkable and has laced his commen
Pope Benedict wants to see Fidel Castro on his trip to Cuba next month but the meeting will depend on the health of the communist country's revolutionary leader
When I made the case for electing Ron Paul president before a Miami audience of mostly Cuban-Americans two weeks ago, the younger people in the audience cheered and clapped at the first part of my answer to a question from an older Cuban-American abo
Ron Paul took a risky position in Florida in Thursday’s debate, calling for communication and diplomatic relations with Cuba, saying that people's positions have changed dramatically over the last few years.
Raul Castro's reforms include the right to buy and sell private property, but so far there has been no migratory reform.
A Cuban dissident died on Saturday after he was beaten by police following a protest last week in the city of Santa Clara, fellow government opponents charged on Sunday. They said former political prisoner Juan Wilfredo Soto Garcia, 46, was taken
Cuba's Communist Party approved landmark economic reforms and voted for new leaders in a key party congress to chart Cuba's future, state-run media reported. The Caribbean island's highest political body selected new First and Second Secretaries,
A Texas jury on Friday acquitted an 83-year-old anti-Castro Cuban exile and former CIA operative, considered an archfoe by Havana, of charges he lied to U.S. authorities about his role in bomb attacks against tourist areas in Cuba in 1997.
This Facebook page is calling for a popular uprising in Cuba starting 2/21 modeled on the events in Tunisia & Egypt. While they call for democracy & the usual statist stuff their hearts are in the right place. Lets hope it goes well for them.
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Friday said it will allow for more U.S. travel to Cuba, making it easier for schools, churches and cultural groups to visit the island.