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Travel Industry Sticking with Trips From U.S. to Cuba

Travel Industry Sticking with Trips From U.S. to Cuba

By Beth Harpaz, Adriana Gomez Licon | Oct 2
Tour companies, airlines, cruises and others in the travel industry say they will continue taking Americans to Cuba despite a dramatic safety warning issued Friday by the U.S. State Department.

Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

By Josh Lederman and Lauren Neergaard | Sep 18
Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device.

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 20
Calle Marti is a modest half-mile boulevard split by a simple winding flagstone path that's bracketed by green grass, pine trees and curving blue cement benches.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Keeps Much of Obama's Cuba Policy

By Michael Weissenstein | Jun 20
Trump's move, announced Friday in Miami, actually leaves in place most of the important elements of President Barack Obama's moves to open relations with the island.

Cuba Opens First Luxury Mall

By Michael Weissenstein | May 9
In the heart of the capital of a nation founded on ideals of social equality, the business arm of the Cuban military has transformed a century-old shopping arcade into a temple to conspicuous capitalism.

Yo Ho Ho! Pennsylvania Aims to Smash U.S. Embargo on Cuban Rum

By Marc Levy | May 3
Pennsylvania's Cuban rum run got its start in a chance meeting last fall in the parking lot in front of the state Capitol.

Cuban Uses Condoms, Tropical Fruit to Make Wine

By Andrea Rodriguez | Apr 3
The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger and hibiscus, then slip a condom over each glass neck to start the process of winemaking.

Cuban President Raul Castro Faces Deep Problems in 2017

By Andrea Rodriguez | Dec 28
Alex Romero was delighted when President Barack Obama came to Havana in March bearing the promise of a bright new future.

Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution Takes Viewers Inside Queer Cuba

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Dec 4
HBO continues to be the go-to network for truthful, cutting edge programming which puts LGBT lives under a microscope. On Nov. 28 HBO debuted Jon Alpert's "Mariela Castro's March: Cuba's LGBT Revolution" at 9 p.m.

First U.S.-Havana Flight Lands

By Tamara Lush, Christine Amario | Nov 29
Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first scheduled commercial flight from the U.S. to Havana in more than 50 years landed Monday to the applause of passengers and a water-spraying salute from firetrucks.

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