Beyonce and Jay-Z in Cuba for their wedding anniversary
Beyonce and Jay-Z's Trip to Cuba Deemed Legal by U.S. Treasury Department
By Sugey Palomares | 04/10/2013 - 09:49

Since getting snapped enjoying their 5thwedding anniversary in Cuba, Beyonce and Jay-Z have been in the center of a heated debate about their Caribbean getaway. Travel to Cuba is restricted to U.S. citizens under the embargo, but visas are granted for academic, religious, journalistic or cultural exchange purposes.


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Fidel Castro Calls North Korea the Biggest Nuclear Threat
Fidel Castro Calls North Korea the Biggest Nuclear Threat Since Cuba's Missile Crisis
By Sugey Palomares | 04/05/2013 - 14:21

As tensions rise concerning North Korean threats to attack the U.S. using nuclear force, Fidel Castro recently shared his concern over the current crisis and urged American politicians to avoid confrontation with the communist country’s leader Kim Jong Un.


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Beyonce poses for photos with school children as she tours Old Havana, Cuba
Jay-Z and Beyonce Head to Cuba for Five-Year Wedding Anniversary!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 16:55

Oye, caballero! Beyonce and Jay-Z are taking Havana, Cuba by storm! The famous couple is basking in the Caribbean to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary. B and the Brooklyn-born rapper are reportedly joined by their mothers and have been stirring up fan frenzy worthy of Fidel Castro being envious of.


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Yoani Sánchez Says Latinas Can Protect Cuban Dissident Bloggers
By Viviana Hurtado | 03/21/2013 - 10:00

Yoani Sánchez’s visit to the nation’s capital started off with a tweet. While reading my Twitter, I found out that the Cuban dissident blogger who writes Generación Y blog is touring the U.S., visiting New York City, Washington, DC, and Miami, as part of a three month world tour.

Excited to hear Sánchez speak and write about it for my Latina readers, I tweeted:


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Raul Castro visits China
Cuban Leader Raul Castro Says He Will Retire in 2018
By Samantha Leal | 02/24/2013 - 18:49

Cuban leader Raul Castro has announced his plans for retirement after his second term ends in 2018, reports Reuters. The announcement came on Sunday, in a nationally broadcast speech shortly after the Cuban National Assembly elected him to a second five-year term in the opening session of the new parliament. The 81-year-old made it clear, stating: "This will be my last term."


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Merry Pecs-Mas! 6 Hot Photos of William Levy's Chest
By Amaris Castillo | 12/24/2012 - 12:33

We got you the best Christmas present ever! Go ahead and open it: Click through photos of William Levy's chiseled chest!

Merry Pecs-Mas, mujeres!


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Adela Hernandez
Transgender Woman Wins Election, Makes History in Cuba
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 13:05

Adela Hernandez, a transgender who lives as a woman in a central Cuban village, has won an election in a local office -- claiming the win as the "biggest victory" possible over all the "repudiation" she has encountered for the 48 years of her life, reports Fox News Latino.


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Fidel Castro meets with Pope Benedict XVI on March 29, 2012
Venezuelan Doctor Claims Fidel Castro Suffered a Stroke
By Sugey Palomares | 10/19/2012 - 12:08

Several reports have claimed that Fidel Castro’s health decline is taking a rapid turn for the worst. As Fox News Latino reports, Venezuelan Dr. Jose Marquina, revealed to the Spanish-language publication El Nuevo Dia that the 86-year-old dictator suffered a massive stroke.


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Abortion Protest in Uruguay in September 2012
Uruguay to Legalize Abortion
By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 18:00

Uruguay's Congress is seemingly ready to legalize abortion, and in doing so will become only the second nation to pass the measure in the region, after Cuba, reports Fox News Latino.


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Diana Nyad at Huffington Post's Game Changers Awards in 2011
Swimmer's Fourth Attempt to Swim from Cuba to Florida Unsuccessful
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2012 - 18:00

Diana Nyad, 62, thought her fourth swimming attempt from Cuba to Florida would work. Unfortunately, the jellyfish stings, storm and sharks didn't help her reach her goal. 

"Instead of getting hit with one doozy, they got hit with three," Vanessa Linsley, a team member, told the Associated Press. "They got hit with the weather, they got hit with the jellyfish and they got with the sharks all at the same time." 


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