Diana Nyad on Tuesday defended her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida to skeptics who questioned whether she got into or held onto a boat during part of the journey.
U.S. endurance simmer Diana Nyad’s representatives say she’s covered about two-thirds of her route from Cuba to Florida.
They practice in the back of a dance studio next to a Wendy’s restaurant in a strip mall in Miami. Six ballet dancers leap across the floor, hidden from view from the mothers watching their daughters in pink leotards in a front room.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — An Australian woman is getting ready to try swimming from Cuba to Florida. Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel has a practice swim scheduled Sunday in the waters off Key West. Her […]
The U.S. Coast Guard is interviewing migrant rafters rescued by two cruise ships off the Florida Keys.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida parents charged with kidnapping their boys after losing custody and fleeing to Cuba by sailboat have been ordered to remain in jail without bond. Joshua and Sharyn Hakken made […]
Cuba said Tuesday that it will turn over to the United States a Florida couple who allegedly kidnapped their own children from the mother’s parents and fled by boat to Havana, ending days of drama that evoked memories of the Elian Gonzalez custody battle of more than a decade ago.
A Florida couple suspected of kidnapping their two sons from the woman’s parents are in Cuba, authorities said Monday.
Raul Castro announced Sunday that he will step down as Cuba’s president in 2018 following a final five-year term, for the first time putting a date on the end of the Castro era. He tapped rising star Miguel Diaz-Canel as his top lieutenant and first in the line of succession.
Federal authorities say a Miami man faces up to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle birds from Cuba into the United States in his pants.