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  • Family takes case of Md. man imprisoned in Cuba to public

    Family takes case of Md. man imprisoned in Cuba to public
    – Judy Gross stood outside Cuba's diplomatic mission to the United States, microphone in hand, and described her family's Thanksgiving. "There was once again an empty seat for Alan," she told sign-wielding supporters Monday in front of the Cuban...
  • Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba

    Feds investigating BWI flights to Cuba
    It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers. But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork. The Florida travel...
  • Havana Road in Towson expands Cuban menu

    Havana Road in Towson expands Cuban menu
    Look for an expanded menu at Havana Road this week. Marta Ines Quintana, owner and chef at Towson's Cuban restaurant, is making permanent some of her customers' most favorite specials. These are things, Quintana says, like the arroz con veneras, sea...
  • Dr. Edward Suarez-Murias, psychiatrist

    Dr. Edward Suarez-Murias, psychiatrist
    Dr. Edward Lawrence Suarez-Murias, a retired psychiatrist and World War II veteran, died of pneumonia July 2 at his Roland Park home. He was 96. Named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he practiced in Baltimore for more...
  • Russia expands warming relationship with Cuba

    Like lovers who quarrel and then kiss and make up, Cuba and Russia are falling into each other's embrace again, bringing back memories of more than 30 years as the warmest of Cold War allies. The renewed love affair was in full display when Russian...
  • Cuba hopes for more investment as Chinese president arrives

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island's independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro's revolution began. Xi arrived in Havana...
  • North Korean freighter runs aground off Mexico after stop in Havana

    A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 430-foot Mu Du Bong...
  • Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba

    Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba
    (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied reports that Russia plans to reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba from which it once spied on the United States. A Russian security source said on Wednesday that Russia had reached a provisional...
  • Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht

    Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht
    Since the U.S. government has somewhat loosened restrictions on visits to Cuba by Americans, the island nation has been turning up on a lot of people's bucket lists. Group IST has a new Havana-to-Cienfuegos tour that's unique in that it's a cruise by 49-...
  • Report that Russia plans to reopen Havana base triggers warnings

    MIAMI A report that Russia will reopen a Havana base that eavesdropped on U.S. communications from Key West, Fla., to Washington has triggered fresh warnings of Moscow's expansionism and predictions of a continued freeze in U.S.-Cuba relations. Until its...
  • Hijacker pleads with judge to 'let me go back to my children'

    MIAMI William Potts Jr., a self-described black militant who hijacked a U.S. jetliner to Cuba 30 years ago, told a Miami federal judge Thursday that he was no longer that "same person." Potts said that after serving 13 years in a Cuban prison and raising...
  • Putin denies reports that Russia plans to reopen spy base in Cuba

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying reports that his government had reached an agreement to reopen the Lourdes electronic eavesdropping base in Cuba, which once monitored a broad range of U.S. communications. "We closed this center in agreement...