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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...
  • Putin pledges to help Cuba explore for offshore oil

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to help revive Cuba's struggling offshore oil exploration on Friday at the start of a six-day tour of Latin America as Russia aims to reassert its influence on the communist-ruled island....
  • French bank handled $1.7 billion in illegal business with Cuba

    The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, disguised $1.75 billion in illegal transactions with Cuban entities as part of a long string of violations of U.S. sanctions that brought it a record $8.9 billion in forfeitures and fines, according to U.S....
  • Google's Schmidt: Trade embargo hinders Cuba's Internet

    Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, fresh from a visit to Havana, has described the Internet in Cuba as "trapped in the 1990s," heavily censored and with a weak infrastructure dominated by Chinese equipment because of the U.S. trade embargo. The...
  • Two South Florida women detained in Havana

    MIAMI A young woman and a grandmother from South Florida have been detained in Cuba on charges that they tried to smuggle synthetic marijuana when they landed at the Havana airport over the weekend, relatives say. Melissa Acosta, 20, and the older...
  • Deputies were trouble for Castros 25 years ago

    MIAMI Fidel Castro was so afraid of a revolt in Cuba's most elite paramilitary unit that he ordered his motorcade to avoid driving past its base, his top bodyguard at the time says. Raul Castro was so depressed he was going on drunken benders and...
  • Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana

    Cuba: A chance to meet people and enjoy the arts in Havana
    Travelers who want to see the cultural side of Havana might look to a short "micro" tour offered by Classic Journeys. The tour allows visitors to mix with Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba performers during the troupe's rehearsal and meet members of a 1950s classic...
  • Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf

    Dining scene: From shrimp tacos to chicken-turkey meatloaf
    Havana 1957 14571 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines, 754-210-3499, Havana1957.com This Cuban mini chain, founded in 2010, has expanded into Broward County at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens from its three Miami locations. The former Stir Crazy could pass...
  • Cuba restores blocks on critical websites

    MIAMI For a brief moment, it seemed that Cuba had unblocked access to several websites censored for years because of their criticisms of the government, including the U.S. government's Radio/TV Marti. On Thursdayafternoon, Cuba's Web surfers began...