1 hr ago | Northern Michigan News
One of several Cuban dissidents recently allowed to visit Europe and the U.S. after Cuba changed its travel laws said Tuesday she decided to seek refuge in Miami after facing continued repression on the island.
1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald
Rosa Maria Paya, left, the daughter of a prominent Cuban dissident who died in a car crash, and her mother, Ofelia Acevedo, right, talk to the media about her family’s decision to seek refuge in the U.S during a Tuesday, July 18, 2013 press conference in Miami.
4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says it appears the much-criticized national electronic surveillance program foiled "dozens" of terrorist plots.
8 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
Jonathan 'BJ' Chela started his campaign when he salsa-danced from Bastwell junction to Blackburn Town Hall, dressed in an orange boilersuit, and black hood, similar to those worn by detainees of the infamous Cuban jail.
In this sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, the self-proclaimed terrorist mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, top left, with his gray beard streaked with reddish-orange dye, and the four other co-defendants, listen to the testimony of retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Bruce MacDonald, standing at ... (more)
The names of dozens of detainees held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were released for the first time on Monday after a newspaper sued the federal government for the information.
Cuba's tourism arrivals shrank by nearly 5 percent in April compared to the same month last year, largely because of significant drops in visitors from the United States and southern Europe, according to official reports.
Firefighters are getting a better handle on the most destructive wildfire ever in Colorado, but they're still struggling against hot spots that could threaten homes that have been spared by the massive blaze.
President Barack Obama has appointed a new envoy to lead a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cuban television, reporting Sunday on a weekend meeting to review the harvest, blamed "obsolete mills and machinery" among other factors such as Hurricane Sandy and poor management, for the less than expected performance.
When Berta Soler, leader of Cuba's dissident Ladies in White, returned to the island last month after her first-ever trip abroad, she felt ready to resume the grinding struggle against the communist government.
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
The average price of arable acreage in the province has climbed substantially since 2005, while less acreage is available for sale due to buyer hoarding, says a new report by Landcor Data.
For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 43 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
Trying to get around Havana's censorship, the U.S Office of Cuba Broadcasting is showing off novel ways to disseminate information on the island, including USB drives made of paper and a system for sending cell phone text messages to large groups.