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.
By Fox News Latino | 07/12/2013 - 15:41
Despite his lyrics, Jay-Z won’t be “smoking Cubanos with Castro in cabanas” anytime soon if the House of Representatives has any say in it.
In the wake of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s trip to Cuba earlier this year, Republicans in the House Appropriations Committee helped pass earlier this week a spending bill with a provision that seeks to further tighten travel restrictions to the communist island.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/28/2013 - 18:31
When Nelson Mandela was freed from prison in 1990, one of the first things he did was visit Cuba to express his respect and admiration for the island's leader Fidel Castro.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 15:12
After announcing that a discussion to resume direct mail service between the United States and Cuba would commence on Tuesday this week, the two countries are now preparing to go into talks about another issue which has been on hold for quite some time -- migration.