U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on August 14, 2015. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry In Cuba To Raise U.S. Embassy Flag

Washington’s top diplomat flew to Havana on Friday to raise the American flag over the new U.S. Embassy, making a symbolic victory lap for the policy of Cuban engagement.


A Cuban gives the thumbs up from his balcony decorated with the US and Cuban flags in Havana, on January 16, 2015. The United States will ease travel and trade restrictions with Cuba on Friday, marking the first concrete steps towards restoring normal ties with the Cold War-era foe since announcing a historic rapprochement. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL Lage (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texans Hope Cuban Relations Boost Business

As American tourists rejoice in easier rules for traveling to Cuba, some business owners are hoping to benefit as well.


Tourists look at posters for sale in Havana. (credit: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texans Cuba-Bound With Eased Travel Restrictions

Ernesto Velez gives customers a taste of Cuba every time they visit his Havana CafĂ©. Velez believes the United States’ relaxed travel restrictions to his native country of Cuba will ultimately improve the lives of millions of people there.

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College Baseball Players To Face Cubans This Summer

U.S. college baseball players will face a Cuban team this summer, renewing play after 16 years with a five-game series between nations with bitter relations.