Pope Francis has decided to visit Cuba before coming to the U.S. in September, Vatican officials announced Wednesday.
Cuomo took a tour of a new nearly $10 million deep water Port of Mariel, which could be just the ticket for New York businesses to get their goods to Cuba and the rest of Latin America.
Monday Marked Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first day on his official trip to Cuba, in which he became the first American governor to visit the island nation since the recent thaw in relations with the ruling communist regime.
The formal state visit Monday and Tuesday is meant to foster greater ties between New York and Cuba.
Obama’s move to remove Cuba from the terror list has been met with some opposition over the fugitives.
President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.
The New York Cosmos were a global sensation back in the day. It’s only fitting, as part of their ongoing reincarnation as a soccer power, that they get the ball rolling in Havana.
Team chairman Seamus O’Brien said the opportunity to play Cuba’s national team in Havana is something that happened naturally.
There is no shortage of interest in Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada. The question now revolves around how badly teams like the Yankees want him.
Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.
Just a month after the federal government announced that travel restrictions would be eased, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning a trip to Cuba.
President Obama wants Americans to be able to hop on a plane at Newark Airport and fly direct to Havana.
But Sen. Robert Menendez said Sunday it won’t be easy to build diplomatic relations, saying he won’t be able to garner the necessary votes to appoint an ambassador or secure funding for an embassy in Cuba.
Joanne Chesimard was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for the 1973 murder of a New Jersey State Trooper.
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