| May 22, 2015
| 3:05 PM
After two days of negotiations, the head of the U.S. delegation said Friday that the United States and Cuba are so close in their quest to renew diplomatic ties and open embassies that another round of talks might not be necessary.
Even though Cuba has...
| May 21, 2015
| 8:30 PM
HAVANA, Cuba -- If you want to see the face of the new Cuba, talk to Niuris Higuiera, co-owner and chef of Havana's Paladar Atelier (paladar's the name Cubans use for privately-owned restaurants).
Higuiera's not only a top chef, the Alice Waters or...
| May 21, 2015
| 5:05 PM
U.S. and Cuban negotiators talked for a full day Thursday before deciding to continue the talks Friday, perhaps an indication the two sides are nearing the finish line on renewing diplomatic relations and opening embassies.
In its Twitter feed, Cuba's...
| May 12, 2015
| 4:17 PM
As relations between the United States and Cuba start to thaw, one thing has become very clear:
The Cuban Adjustment Act, as originally adopted in 1966 and virtually untouched since then, has outlived its usefulness and need.
The world was a different...
| May 10, 2015
The U.S. welcomes thousands of Cubans each year as presumed refugees fleeing political repression, no questions asked. Yet many exploit the special treatment they receive by shuttling back and forth to the island that is allegedly persecuting them....
| Apr 17, 2015
| 2:59 PM
The naysayers have been all over President Obama for his decision to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
We can understand the emotion involved for Cuban-American members of Congress, including Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio,...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 3:59 PM
In the latest two-year term (2013 and 2014), U.S. Theodore Deutch, D-Boca Raton, led all of Florida's 27 congressional members by spending $2.49 million to run his office. That was the 11th highest total in Congress. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:21 AM
Congressman Ted Deutch said Thursday he plans to seek re-election to his Broward-Palm Beach county congressional seat next year and forgo a bid for the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate.
Deutch's announcement is the third this week from a...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:14 PM
The longest held civilian hostage in American history has been missing for eight years, but his family still has hope he'll come home.
"I never believed this would be the situation eight years later," Christine Levinson said of her husband, Robert. "I...
| Mar 11, 2015
Local reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress last week fell mostly along partisan lines.
Dr. Stephen Sussman, chairman of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Palm Beach County, said he...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." But President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign...