Cuban Man Realizes He's Not a Citizen After Nearly 50 Years
Cuban Man Realizes He's Not a Citizen After Nearly 50 Years
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 05/16/2014 - 11:50

Mario Hernandez arrived in the United States as a Cuban refugee in 1965. He was only 9-years-old.


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Pregnant woman at a clinic in Havana, Cuba
Cuba Cuts 100,000 Health Care Jobs
By Latina Staff | 04/09/2014 - 14:09

Cuban authorities have eliminated more than 100,000 jobs in health care, AP reports.


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Fidel Castro Makes First Public Appearance After 9 Months
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.


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Obama-Castro Greeting Sparks Debate Among Cuban-American Groups
By Fox News Latino | 12/11/2013 - 17:11

A simple handshake between U.S.


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Cubans Entering US at Mexican Border
Soaring Number Of Cubans Are Entering The United States Through Mexican Border
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.


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U.S. and Cuba Discuss Possible Direct Mail Service
U.S. and Cuba Discuss Possible Direct Mail Service
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.


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Amazing Feat: Diana Nyad Completes Swim from Cuba to Florida!
Amazing Feat: Diana Nyad Completes Swim from Cuba to Florida!
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.


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Cuba Libro
First English Language Cuban "Bookstore" - A Complete Lie?
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.


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Evidence Indicates Human Presence in Cuba 8,000 Years Ago
Evidence Indicates Human Presence in Cuba 8,000 Years Ago
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.


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Travel Visas from Cuba to U.S. On the Rise
Travel Visas from Cuba to U.S. On the Rise
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.


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