- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 02 04:00 AM
As an infant, Carlos Jimenez survived a U.S.-backed invasion of his south Cuban village, the infamous failed coup at the Bay of Pigs in 1961. Today, Jimenez is expecting another American invasion -- of tourists -- as he awaits the chance to list his home on Airbnb. With Wednesday’s announcement by the U.S. and Cuba that they will re-open embassies this month, the one-time enemies took a major ...
- Daily MailJul 27 02:40 AM
A trip to Cuba proved full of music, classic cars and stunning scenery. Stan Cullimore took a trip to the Bay of Pigs for superb snorkelling and great food and to Trinidad for incredible sunsets.
- VOA NewsJul 01 12:30 PM
After the U.S. military’s failed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and the Cuban missile crisis the following year, President John F. Kennedy chose a different tack on U.S.-Cuban relations by engaging in back channel negotiations with Prime Minister Fidel Castro. The talks made enough progres that, declassified documents show, a few months after Kennedy was assassinated, Castro sent a secret message...
- Voice of AmericaJul 01 09:59 PM
The Obama administration's effort to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba is expected to be harshly challenged by the Republican controlled Congress, particularly with regards to the Cuban military. Just last week, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would ban Americans from ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 20 01:41 AM
Timeline of key events in U.S.-Cuba relations: — THE START: Fidel Castro's rebels take power as dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba on Jan 1, 1959. The United States soon recognizes the new government. ...
- MZEE.comJul 27 02:05 AM
Timeline of key dates in US relations with Cuba - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, SportsQuincy Herald-WhigJul 19 09:26 PM
THE START: Fidel Castro's rebels take power as dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba on Jan 1, 1959. The United States soon recognizes the new government. But relations begin to sour as Americans criticize summary trials and executions of Batista loyalists.
- The Mckeesport Daily NewsJul 20 06:55 PM
WASHINGTON — The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the United States and Cuba ended more than a half-century of estrangement, ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 01 04:18 AM
President Barack Obama will unveil Wednesday a breakthrough deal with Cuba to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana, officials said, in a major step toward ending decades of Cold war enmity. The agreement is a major foreign policy achievement for the president, and it comes alongside months of talks with Cuba after the leaders of the two countries agreed in December to begin warming ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 01 10:15 AM
Washington (AFP) - Relations between the United States and Cuba, more strained than neighborly over the past century, have seen US occupations, Cold War enmity, and even the brink of nuclear war.
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