| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:55 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials will demand the return of fugitives who have committed crimes in the United States and are hiding in Cuba, a high-ranking State Department negotiator promised Wednesday.
"This is a very high priority for us, and we...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON Returning the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay to Cuba isn't part of the deal in re-establishing relations between the United States and the Havana government, the Obama administration told Congress on Wednesday.
Roberta Jacobson, assistant...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:50 PM
MIAMI The first in a series of congressional hearings examining the potential impact of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy gets underway Tuesday in the Senate.
Later in the week, the action switches to the House with two hearings: the main show...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:38 PM
According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the State of the Union Address, Americans believe that "securing the border" should be a priority — after helping the economy, defeating the Islamic State and reducing the deficit.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:34 PM
When it comes to this week's historic talks on normalizing relations with Cuba, many people in South Florida remain deeply divided.
But when it comes to changing the immigration policy that gives preferential treatment to Cubans, an extraordinary...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:49 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:37 PM
We know the vast majority of Cubans who've immigrated here to escape a dictatorship are honest people who make enormous daily contributions to our community, economy and culture.
But a sliver of new arrivals are not here to flee political persecution....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:16 AM
One big question is whether Bush's pro-embargo position will alienate some voters, including thousands of Cuban-Americans who are streaming to the island and sending money to family members.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush's call for strengthening the U.S. embargo...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
President Barack Obama:
"With the changes I'm announcing today, it will be easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and Americans will be able to use American credit and debit cards on the island. Nobody represents America's values better than the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:53 AM
A sampling of reactions to the release of Alan Gross and President Obama’s speech on normalizing relations with Cuba. As expected, the reactions split mostly along party lines:
“Alan Gross should never have spent one day in prison and we...