The remaining three of the Cuba 5 are being freed in a new deal between President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro.
Despite winning the gubernatorial race in Florida last week, exit polling shows that Gov. Rick Scott lost Cuban-Americans to his Democratic opponent, 50 to 46 percent.
In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.
Participants explained why they are going: "To deliver aid to our brothers and sisters in Cuba as a direct challenge to the U.S. government's cruel and immoral economic blockade."
In a city known for its hostility toward Cuba's socialist government, Cuban Americans met March 15 to talk about normalizing U.S. relations with the island. It was a noteworthy development.
The U.S. State Department must respond to a Freedom of Information Request asking for info on the under the table payment of Miami area journalists covering the Cuban 5 trial.
Members of the 23-year old organization Let Cuba Live recently established what they call the Maine Campaign to Free the Cuban Five.
Miami area newspapers and television outlets blanketed the region with reports and editorials directed against the Five before and during their trial that ended in 2001.
Mariela Castro Espin told a standing-room-only crowd of the progress Cuba has made toward equal rights for its LGBT community.
Mariela Castro, staunch advocate and supporter of LGBT causes, daughter of Raul Castro and neice to Fidel Castro, is coming to the United States.