Two Florida Republicans, Marco Rubio and Mario Díaz-Balart, want President Trump to consider the possible indictment of Cuban leader Raúl Castro for the 1996 shoot-down of two Brothers to the Rescue planes. Four Cuban-American pilots died.
Violence against women is not openly discussed in Cuba. In fact, it has been cited as nonexistent. The government does not publish figures on the number of violent crimes on the island and the official press rarely covers those incidents.
So far the remains of 36 of the victims who died in Friday's crash of a Boeing 737 in Cuba have been identified. The five children who were aboard the Cubana de Aviación flight en route to Holguín from Havana were among the first to be identified.
A delegation of LGBTQ leaders from the United States, including Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith and Freedom to Work founder Tico Almeida, last week visited Cuba to join fellow activists for pride events on the island.
Cuban authorities have recovered the black box that recorded voices in the cockpit of the leased Boeing 737 that crashed Friday shortly after takeoff from the Havana airport, killing all but three of the 113 people aboard.
As family members of Cuban plane crash victims began the grim task of identifying their loved ones, the entire nation mourned. A leased Boeing 737 with 113 people aboard went down Friday en route from Havana to Holguin. There are three survivors.
There may be only three survivors from the crash of a leased Boeing 737 near Havana. The plane, with 104 passengers and several Mexican crew members aboard, went down shortly after takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.
The Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, who march in support of freedom for political prisoners, will receive the Cato Institute's Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty on Thursday in New York.
Rescue teams work at the scene of the crash of the Cubana de Aviación plane that crashed after taking off from the José Martí airport in Havana on Friday, May 18, 2018. The plane was carrying 113 people, 104 passengers and nine crew members.
A Boeing 737 plane carrying 104 passengers crashed next to José Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba, on May 18. This video shows a victim being rushed into an ambulance, with fire vehicles also at the scene.