In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, Cuba is allowing US flights over its airspace, cutting the trip between Guantánamo Bay and Miami by 90 minutes.
US President Barack Obama responded to interview questions that dissident Cuba blogger Yoani Sanchez posted on her blog, Generation Y.
Miami-based Colombian pop idol, Juanes, who organized a star-studded "Peace without Borders" concert in Havana braved death threats from Miami-based critics of the Cuban regime.
Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers were recruited from academia by Fidel Castro's intelligence service - one of the best in the world.
It could be bluffing or it might be payback – Russia says it's 'ready to fly' bombers to Venezuela and Cuba.