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The U.S. backed a military invasion, which failed spectacularly, and a series of sometimes comical assassination attempts
The GOP nominee's interest in building a casino on the island could cost him support from Cuban-Americans -- and Florida’s 29 electoral votes.
Coppelia, Cuba's 'ice cream Cathedral', was created at the height of the Cold War as gustatory proof of the many triumphs
Just 90 miles from Florida, the communist island nation of Cuba is a gem known for its classic cars, eclectic architecture
If we are to really express our gratitude to those who serve and honor the memory of those who have fallen we must use the democratic freedoms they swore to protect. We should deliberately, consistently and publicly question the rhetoric and agendas of a government which has poured out the blood of its people only to later render their sacrifices meaningless.
Governors and Mayors across the country are issuing executive orders banning non-essential, government-funded travel to North Carolina. Governors are proclaiming it is in their states interests to promote equality and act out against discrimination. This may be true, however, they have no power to do so outside of their states.
The Republican presidential nomination race has previously devolved to the level of an elementary school playground (penis-measuring in a national debate), and has now risen to at least high school (if not a college frat house) with the vicious battle going on between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over who can insult each other's wives the most.
President Obama's decision to make a historic visit to Cuba later this month is about more than U.S. politics or business opportunities on the island.
The trade embargo is holding up research in some crucial areas.
Locals use national currency (Cuban pesos, CUP), and things are extremely cheap by rich world standards. But American tourists