April 19, 2011 Raul Castro's longtime confidante Jose Ramon Machado Ventura will be No. 2 in the leadership, and Vice President Ramiro Valdes is No. 3.
March 8, 2011 Travelers authorized to visit Cuba from the United States will now have more departure-city options. The U.S. government has added eight airports to the list cities allowed to handle direct flights between the two countries.
March 4, 2011 The trial of a U.S. aid contractor begins today in Cuba, where the man had been working to give Internet access to Jewish organizations. But Cuba says that the work that Alan Gross did for the U.S. Agency for International Development was subversive.
December 14, 2010 The lifting of travel restrictions for those with family members on the island has led to an explosion in travel. It's expected that the number of visitors from the U.S. this year will be five times that of the year before rules were eased.
November 5, 2010 More than a million people are still living in tents and under tarps in Haiti as Hurricane Tomas nears. Merapi death toll tops 100 as searing gas hits a village thought to be in the safe zone. No survivors on Aero Carribean flight 883.
October 22, 2010 On Oct. 22, 1962, President Kennedy announces a quarantine of Cuba, blocking additional Soviet warships from delivering missiles to the island. It becomes the leading issue of the 1962 midterm elections.
July 16, 2010 A former State Department official and his wife got life prison sentences for spying for Cuba.
June 9, 2009 Long before Walter Kendall Myers was accused of spying for Cuba, he taught Tom Murray's history class in Washington.
February 19, 2008 Big news out of Cuba, and we're working on a show about Castro's resignation, and what happens now.