| Jul 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Plans to begin weekly flights to Cuba from Baltimore have been pushed back to October because of lack of demand, the head of the travel company offering the service said Tuesday. The flights were to begin next month.
William Hauf, president of Tampa,...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
If Mexico had a St. Patrick's Day, it would be Cinco de Mayo. There's just a slight tweak to the festivities. One can always count on tequila, sombreros and Margaritas — the overly salty, overly soured kind.
I have a hard time believing Cinco de...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:34 AM
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has yet to attract new foreign investors despite launching two major initiatives in the past year, a sign of the lingering caution over doing business with the communist government and its own hesitancy to follow through on free-...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
HAVANA (Reuters) - Victims of Colombia's 50-year-old war pleaded with peace negotiators to reach a deal and said they were willing to forgive heinous acts of cruelty, urging Colombians to unite behind the effort to end the bloodshed.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The Los Angeles chapter of the Sierra Club is leading its first excursion to Cuba in conjunction with Explore International. The 15-day trip includes a full schedule of cultural and educational exchanges with the Cuban people. A special emphasis will be...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:05 AM
MIAMI Alina Fernandez, the rebellious daughter of former Cuban ruler Fidel Castro, has gone from Miami to Havana to be with her seriously ill mother. It's her first trip back since 1993, when she escaped the island using an altered passport and wig.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI The U.S. government has a right to finance pro-democracy programs in Cuba but must ensure they are not so aggressive that they wind up hurting dissidents and strengthening the hand of Havana hardliners, analysts and political figures said this week....
| Aug 3, 2014
As a young doctor in Cuba, Maria Rosario Casas Ruiz had a heart for the poor.
She launched her own medical clinic out of a rental home and, along with her husband — a fellow physician — treated some of the poorest in a community outside...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo.
Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:29 AM
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-...