| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 AM
The Woodward Dream Cruise happens every year on the third Saturday in August as it has since 1995, when a group of volunteers decided to try and relive their youth from the 1950s and 1960s, back when evening entertainment in......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Havana -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived Monday in Cuba for surgery just days after saying his cancer had returned.
State-run VTV showed Chavez embracing Vice President Nicolas Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials before his plane took off...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them.
The article, published on the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Havana -- Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:57 AM
In the past, once a year I deviate from my usual Community & Clubs column for the Thanksgiving Turkey of the Year column and with this column, I will deviate again.
A trip to Cuba
I was among a group of 65 who flew on a charter flight from Los...
| Jul 24, 2012
Cuban activist Oswaldo Paya, who spent decades speaking out against the communist government of Fidel and Raul Castro and became one of the most powerful voices of dissent against their half-century rule, died Sunday in a car crash in Cuba. He was 60....
| Mar 8, 2011
Alberto Granado, who accompanied Ernesto "Che" Guevara on a 1952 journey of discovery across Latin America that was immortalized in Guevara's memoir and on screen in "The Motorcycle Diaries," has died in Cuba. He was 88.
Granado, an Argentine...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:09 PM
About a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports.
The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Cuban American Catholics met with their Cuban counterparts at a recent four-day summit in Miami, according to Catholic News Service. The meeting came just days after Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski, who was formerly bishop of Orlando, led a delegation from...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Miami Herald had a story and photo a couple of days ago about Cuban President Raul Castro's presence at a Chanukah ceremony in Havana. Cuba's government, of course, is officially secular. Read the story and see the photo here....
| Jan 14, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Cuba: Democratic president again eases rules regulating contacts among Americans and Cubans....