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An American in Cuba - Part V

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

At breakfast this morning in the hotel, the laden buffet stretches around the perimeter of the open, airy room: salad, fruits, vegetables, three kinds of sausage plus bacon, roast pork, prosciutto, chorizo and a whole tray of slices cold cuts and another of assorted cheese.

Why You Should Consider A Trip To Cuba, Even If It's Kind Of Prohibited

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 02.05.2015 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama and Cuban head of state Raúl Castro announced in December they would take steps to restore diplomatic relations for the first ...

An American In Cuba - Part IV

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Today we are going to check into the Melia Cohiba, part of a Spanish chain of hotels I love in both Bali and Madrid.

An American in Cuba - Part III

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Despite the beckoning beauty of the scene, we are completely alone except for a vacationing German couple who kindly take a group photo of us. Wandering up the beach a few yards, I find sandwashed glass, coral fossils, and tiny orange shells. It is clear that beachcombers are rare here.

An American In Cuba -- Part II

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

After lunch, we walk the cobblestone streets of this colonial town, stopping into local shops and art galleries.

Policy Heavyweights Push/Enable the President to Move on Cuba

John McAuliff | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
John McAuliff

A just-issued letter to President Obama does not go as far as it might, but because of the VIP character of the signers, it is a significant step in the process of inducing the White House to finally move forward.

Travel To Cuba On The Rise Among Cuban Americans

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA (Reuters) - The number of Cuban Americans visiting Cuba is up 20 percent so far this year and will likely keep rising as Washington eases trave...

Obama Lifting Cuba Travel Restrictions

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In a measured break with a half-century of U.S. policy toward communist Cuba, the Obama administration lifted restrictions Monday o...