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Reflections on Pope Benedict's Visit to Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.26.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Several weeks after Pope Benedict arrived on our Island, the phones still weren't working and civic activists remained in detention.

WATCH: Suspicious Vehicle Outside Firebombed Cuba Travel Agency

Posted 06.08.2012 | Miami

The FBI in Miami has released three surveillance photos showing a vehicle of interest in the apparent firebombing last month of a travel agency that c...

What the Pope Should Have Said in Cuba

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld | Posted 06.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld

This past the week Pope Benedict XVI visited Cuba. Most of us never know what goes on behind closed doors, but by all public accounts, his visit was a profound disappointment to the Jewish community.

Forgive Me Father for I Have Sinned: On Ideology and Governance in Cuba

Luis Perez-Simon | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Luis Perez-Simon

When you are Pope Benedict XVI, all roads do lead to Rome. Some just take a detour by places like Miramar, Cuba, where Fidel Castro lives.

Exiles And Their Children Head Back To Cuba For Pope Benedict XVI

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 03.26.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Natalia Martinez speaks with a clinical distance when discussing her family's decision to leave Cuba two decades ago. But the graduate studen...

The Pope in Cuba: The Wind, the Sheep and the Shepherd

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

With that ancient wisdom that the Church calls on before every obstacle, the Pope should know that on this visit a part of the presence and influence of the Catholic faith in the national future is decided.

The Pope, the Crocodile and Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.24.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The visit from the tenant of the Vatican could be could be a defining moment in Cuba. But it will only manage to do that if, instead of speaking only for themselves, they also speak for all Cubans, for the enormous plurality that inhabits this island.

Cuban Dissidents Freed

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

HAVANA — One of Cuba's leading dissidents said Monday that she was released hours after being detained ahead of a weekly protest, but her husban...

Pope May Visit Cuba, Mexico Next Spring

AP | By NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI is looking into visiting Cuba and Mexico next spring and will make a final decision shortly, the Vatican said Thursd...