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American Flag Raised Above Embassy In Cuba For First Time In 54 Years

Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the Stars and Stripes over the newly opened U.S. Embassy.

08/14/2015

A yellow ribbon is seen in a Cuban flag in Havana as part of a campaign for the freedom of the Cuban 5, on September 12, 2013. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

American Fugitive Harbored In Havana Fears Bounty Hunters, Vigilantes Will Come After Him As US Relations Thaw

An American fugitive living in Havana believes the Cuban government will still protect him despite the thaw in relations with the United States.

08/13/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20:  Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (2nd R) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a Communist revolution.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era in Ties Begins as Cuba Raises Flag at Embassy in U.S.

The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.

07/20/2015

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Jeb Bush: ‘US Embassy In Havana Will Legitimize Repression In Cuba’

President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to open embassies in Havana and Washington, a senior administration official said.

07/01/2015

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US Visits To Cuba Spike 36 Percent Since January

The thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba has led to a stunning 36 percent increase in visits by Americans to the island, including thousands who are flying into Cuba from third countries like Mexico in order to sidestep U.S. restrictions on tourism.

05/26/2015

A new app is hoping to spice up your travel plans by allowing fliers to meet-up before, during or after the trip. (FILE PHOTO. Credit: Thinkstock.)

BWI to Offer Flights to Cuba

For the first time ever, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will soon offer charter flights to Cuba.

05/07/2015

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White House: Obama To Remove Cuba From State Sponsor Of Terror List

The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack Obama’s bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

04/14/2015

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Obama, Castro Could Meet Face-To-Face This Weekend

President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro spoke by phone ahead of the Summit of the Americas in Panama.

04/10/2015

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Pres. Obama: Decision Near On Removing Cuba From Terror List

President Barack Obama will act soon on a recommendation about whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, he said Thursday as he opened a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America.

04/09/2015

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U.S., Cuba Cite Progress on Restoring Diplomatic Ties

The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could clear some of the biggest obstacles to their new relationship within weeks.

02/27/2015

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