By Latina Staff | 01/09/2014 - 15:56
After spending nine months out of the public eye, Cuba's former president Fidel Castro made an appearance in Havana for an art gallery opening.
According to Fox News Latino, the 87-year-old arrived at the event on Thursday wearing a black jacket and green scarf.
By Fox News Latino | 12/11/2013 - 17:11
A simple handshake between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, has sparked a debate over whether or not it signals a thaw between the two Cold War adversaries, if relations should be getting better and, of course, furor among Cuban-American exile groups.
By Fox News Latino | 10/30/2013 - 13:34
The easing by the Cuban government of restrictions on traveling abroad has led to a rise in the number of Cubans who try to enter the United States through the Mexican border, the Miami Herald reports.
Undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border totaled 2,300 from January through August, more than double the 994 in the same time frame last year, the newspaper says, citing Mexican government figures.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/16/2013 - 12:43
Cubanos, great news! Soon you may be able to mail letters back-and-forth between the U.S. and Cuba.
The United States and Cuba sat down on Monday in Havana to discuss re-establishing direct mail services between the two countries after a 50-year-ban. The two countries plan to discuss letter services, not packages or express mail, a source told Reuters.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/03/2013 - 13:45
To say we are impressed by U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's recent accomplishment would be an understatement!
According to Fox News Latino, Nyad reached the shore of Key West on Monday afternoon, making her the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 15:35
American journalist Conner Gorry stands next to a Cuba Libro logo at her English-language bookstore in Cuba enjoying, of course, a Cuban cigar.
By Celia Fernandez | 08/12/2013 - 13:52
The presence of humans in Cuba hypothetically dates from between 8,000 and 10,000 years ago, according to an archaeological census performed by the Anthropology Institute within the Cuban Science, Technology and Environment Ministry.
The data for the archaeological census has been collected for the past two years and is expected to wrap up in January 2014. It includes research done by experts, historians, archaeologists, institutions, hobbyists and the officials heading it, according to the state-run Prensa Latina news agency.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/05/2013 - 14:19
It appears more Cubans have been making their way to the United States.
According to Fox News Latino, Granma -- a Cuban Communist Party newspaper -- reported on Friday that the number of Cubans receiving non-immigrant visas to the U.S. has jumped to 79 percent this year.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/24/2013 - 10:19
After neglecting to get the proper approval for more than 14,000 airplane tickets it dispensed for travel between Cuba and other foreign countries, American Express has reached a settlement with the U.S. Treasury Department.
By Jesus Trivino | 07/13/2013 - 11:00
With Jay-Z’s single, “Picasso Baby,” getting the art world treatment, we started thinking, Damn, Jigga loves us! Below click through Jay-Z’s 10 Latino Obsessions and you’re sure to find out Shawn Carter is down with the La Raza.