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Cuban tobacco: New interest in an old tradition

With more visitors in Cuba, cigar sales on the island are brisk. One Cuban family has been producing tobacco the same way for well over 150 years and there’s a cigar, Vegas Robaina, named after them that honors the tradition.

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Cuban ambassador: Destroying revolution still U.S. goal

In a half-hour interview held in conjunction with one-year anniversary of the opening of the Cuban embassy in Washington, the Cuban ambassador to Russia told Russian television that dialogue between U.S. and Cuban leaders may have been restored, but that the ‘major obstacles’ behind two generations of hostility remain the same.

Andres Oppenheimer

Cuba’s human rights abuses worse despite U.S. ties

One year after Cuba re-opened its embassy in Washington D.C., short-term political detentions in Cuba skyrocketed to 6,573 during the first six months this year, and longer term imprisonments rose from 70 last year to more than 100. It’s time for Latin America and the U.S. to stop celebrating the end of the Cold War in the region, and to start demanding that Cuba’s dictatorship allow basic freedoms on the island.

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Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution

A collection of photos by Miami News photographer Charles L. Trainor documenting the 1959 triumph of Fidel Castro's revolution in Cuba.
Charles Trainor Jr.
Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution 2:46

Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution

Family film clips shows one of the last U.S.-Cuba cruises 11:35

Family film clips shows one of the last U.S.-Cuba cruises

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with U.S. to preserve marine life 1:36

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with U.S. to preserve marine life

Cuban companies in Panama Papers 2:21

Cuban companies in Panama Papers