Hurricane Matthew is the worst natural disaster to hit Haiti since the earthquake in 2010, prompting Haitian officials to postpone the presidential election set for next week. After causing damage in Cuba, the storm is next headed for the Bahamas…
By PBS NewsHour
Hurricane Matthew is one of the fiercest Caribbean storms in years. On Monday night, it roared across the tip of Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas. It’s projected to storm through Cuba on Tuesday night and hit Florida by…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Many Cuban-Americans express solidarity with other Latin-Americans who see Donald Trump as anti-Hispanic.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, Republican Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio sailed past their primary election opponents ahead of tough general election contests. Also, for the first time in more than 50 years, a U.S. commercial flight landed in…
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
After a ribbon cutting ceremony and a performance from a Cuban band, 150 passengers boarded the JetBlue flight flying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba.
Colombia’s president delivered a historic peace deal with FARC rebels on Wednesday. The agreement outlines a timetable for the leftist group to disarm and re-enter society -- thus concluding one of the world’s longest-running conflicts, which resulted in some 220,000…
By Associated Press
Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy at the center of a tense 2000 international custody battle that raised tensions on both sides of the Florida Straits, is a college graduate.
By Joan Lowy and Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press
The U.S. government tentatively approved scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities, further bridging the gulf between countries as close as 90 miles.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
After more than three years of negotiations in Havana, the Colombian government and leftist FARC group announced Wednesday they had reached a bilateral ceasefire.
By Scott Mayerowitz and Joan Lowy, Associated Press
The Obama administration has granted permission for the first U.S. airlines to start the first scheduled flights to Cuba in more than five decades.
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