Cuba

Fidel Castro says Cuba is ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola. (Photo credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Castro: Cuba Will Cooperate With US In Ebola Fight

Fidel Castro says Cuba is ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola.

CBS Tampa–10/18/2014

Cuban President Raul Castro(L), Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes(C) and Cuban first vice president Miguel Diaz Canel  are seen during  the 61st Anniversary of the Moncada Barracks attack celebrations at the Artemisa Mausoleum monument on July 26, 2014. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly 3,000 Cuban Rafters Picked Up By US Authorities So Far In 2014

One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States.

08/15/2014

When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look To Pick Up Cuban Voters

When Charlie Crist went to Miami’s Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.

CBS Tampa–07/05/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army Vet Discovers He Is Not US Citizen After Trying To Get Passport For Cruise

Immigration authorities said Thursday that they are reviewing the case of an Army veteran and Cuban native who recently discovered he is not a U.S. citizen.

CBS Tampa–05/16/2014

File photo of Charlie Crist giving a speech. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Crist Wants To Visit Cuba Despite Criticizing Dem Opponent In 2006 For Traveling To Communist Country

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist criticized his opponent for traveling to Cuba on a fact-finding trip. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Crist now wants to visit the communist-run island to find facts of his own.

05/09/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

American Pleads Guilty In ’84 Cuba Jet Hijacking

An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island has pleaded guilty to a kidnapping charge in South Florida federal court.

CBS Tampa–05/01/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Dad Who Abducted Kids, Fled To Cuba Found Insane

A Florida engineer accused of abducting his children and taking them to Cuba has been found insane and will likely undergo treatment for mental illness before he can stand trial.

01/22/2014

File photo of Santeria worshippers. (credit: 
Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cuban Santeria Priests Forecast 2014 May Be Marked By Disease Outbreaks, War

Afro-Cuban priests are forecasting that the coming year may be marked by outbreaks of disease, environmental disruption and conflict between people and nations that risks spilling into war.

CBS Tampa–01/02/2014

Federal agents forcibly take Elian Gonzales from his Miami relatives on April 22, 2000. (ALAN DIAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Elian Gonzalez Makes 1st Trip Abroad Since 2000

Elian Gonzalez became the center of an international custody fight when he survived a boat sinking after leaving Cuba with his mother.

12/10/2013

File photo of the Cuban flag  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US Hijacker In Cuba Headed Home After 3 Decades

An American fugitive hijacker who has been living in Cuba for nearly three decades says he is going home to face U.S. justice.

CBS Tampa–11/05/2013

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