When the wife of Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel traveled with him on an official visit to Venezuela, the couple was extensively photographed. But Cuban state media studiously avoided identifying the woman in the photos.
The debate over whether Elián González should stay in Miami or be returned to his father in Cuba caused a deep rift in Miami. The boy, five years old in 1999, was found adrift at sea after his mother and other Cubans drowned while fleeing the island.
Fidel Castro's ashes were driven two miles through Santiago, Cuba on Sunday morning to Santa Ifigenia cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Raul Castro laid his brother's remains in a stone tomb marked with one word: "Fidel." Thousands of Cubans l
Fidel Castro abolished professional sports in Cuba in 1961, imposing a system in which athletes competed for country rather than riches. But as Cuba’s Maximum Leader is laid to rest, baseball players continue to flee the island and Olympic athletes are winning fewer medals as his sports legacy is on the verge of collapse.
Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday along the famous Calle Echo of Little Havana and are demonstrating in Miami to demand liberation and democracy on the socialist island following the death of the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.