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Poll: Cuban-Americans split on Obama’s Cuba policy

“This poll shows there are two Cuban-American communities,” said the pollster. “There is the older exile community that has dominated the discussion about Cuba policy for years and there is the emergence of the younger generation, the Cuban-American community of the present and future.”

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Q&A: Understanding new U.S.-Cuba rules

President Barack Obama announced this week a reset in the United States’ relations with Cuba, including establishing full diplomatic relations and easing travel restrictions, among other things. None of the new rules about Cuba take effect until they are published in the federal register in the coming weeks. But based on information released so far by the White House, the State Department and Treasury Department, here are some initial answers to questions:

Q&A: Understanding new U.S.-Cuba rules

President Barack Obama announced this week a reset in the United States’ relations with Cuba, including establishing full diplomatic relations and easing travel restrictions, among other things. None of the new rules about Cuba take effect until they are published in the federal register in the coming weeks. But based on information released so far by the White House, the State Department and Treasury Department, here are some initial answers to questions:

Haiti’s Martelly played role in Gross release

Haitian President Michel Martelly declined Wednesday to reveal details of his intervention with Cuban leader Raúl Castro on behalf of the United States for the release of USAID subcontractor Alan Gross.

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Photo gallery: Eastern Air Lines lands again at MIA

The new Eastern Air Lines welcomed the first aircraft in its fleet Friday. The Boeing 737-800 was greeted with a water cannon salute when it landed at Miami International Airport. The original Eastern went out of business in 1991, but a group of airline managers acquired the intellectual property in 2011. The airline, which will initially operate as a charter, expects to start flying in the second quarter of 2015.