- Editorial: Sometimes a handshake is simply good manners Updated: Dec-11-13 4:17 pm
- Obama shakes hands with Cuba's Raul Castro Updated: Dec-10-13 5:45 pm
- Cuban dissidents detained on Human Rights Day Updated: Dec-10-13 5:19 pm
- Obama's eulogy for Mandela echoes his own agenda Updated: Dec-10-13 4:02 pm
- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Dec-10-13 2:15 pm
- Elian Gonzalez makes 1st trip abroad since 2000 Updated: Dec-09-13 10:22 pm
- Cuba temporarily resumes consular services in US Updated: Dec-09-13 10:51 am
- Vt. lawyer to talk about Guantanamo client Updated: Dec-09-13 5:07 am
- In Havana, 95-year-old minds Lennon statue's specs Updated: Dec-08-13 3:49 pm
- Cuba reforms seen as changing ideals, values Updated: Dec-07-13 11:29 am
- Deal to boost global trade reached at WTO summit Updated: Dec-06-13 11:04 pm
- Cuban Jewish leaders visit jailed US subcontractor Updated: Dec-06-13 5:29 pm
- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- Algerians sent home from Guantanamo against will Updated: Dec-05-13 11:47 am
- US will no longer report Guantanamo Hunger strikes Updated: Dec-04-13 2:10 pm
- US man marks 4 years in Cuban prison, writes Obama Updated: Dec-03-13 9:38 pm
- Europe rights court hearing on secret CIA prisons Updated: Dec-03-13 9:37 am
- Cuba says 2 dead as heavy rains collapse buildings Updated: Nov-30-13 12:10 pm
- Disabled dog and owner reunited after Cuba tip Updated: Nov-28-13 5:13 pm
- Colombia peace talks renew with focus on drugs Updated: Nov-28-13 11:53 am
- Panama reverses: North Korean crew not freed Updated: Nov-27-13 7:22 pm
- Cuba to let islanders rent out their home phones Updated: Nov-26-13 6:40 pm
- Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility Updated: Nov-26-13 3:43 pm
- Key West to Cuba flights struggle to take off Updated: Nov-26-13 12:42 pm
- Guantanamo envoys make first joint prison visit Updated: Nov-25-13 10:10 pm
As he made his way along the platform at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, President Obama stopped briefly to shake hands and exchange a few words with Cuba's president Raul Castro.
HAVANA - It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
HAVANA - Cuban government agents have detained about 20 dissidents arriving for an International Human Rights Day march, halting the demonstration before it started.
JOHANNESBURG - President Barack Obama's eulogy was for Nelson Mandela, but it laid out for a global audience the work that Obama himself would like to be remembered for: an unending fight against injustice and inequality. Obama acknowledged he sometimes wonders whether he is doing enough to live up to Mandela's historic legacy.
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
HAVANA - Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking and became a political football during the 2000 U.S. presidential campaign as the subject of an international custody fight, is on his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father.
HAVANA - Cuba said Monday it is resuming consular services at its diplomatic missions in the United States after receiving an extension from a private bank that handles its financial transactions in the country.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A well-known lawyer based in St. Johnsbury travels across Vermont to Burlington this week to talk about representing a client who is imprisoned at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
HAVANA - John Lennon needed help. At least his statue did.
HAVANA - It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet.
BALI, Indonesia - A deal to boost global trade has been approved by all 159 member economies of the World Trade Organization for the first time in nearly two decades.
HAVANA - Cuban Jewish leaders said Friday that they celebrated Hanukkah with imprisoned U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross this week, two days after he marked four years in custody.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
MIAMI - Two men who had been held without charge at the Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade have been sent back to their native Algeria against their will as part of a renewed effort to gradually close the prison, officials said Thursday.
MIAMI - The U.S. military will no longer disclose to the media and public whether prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are on hunger strike, a spokesman said Wednesday, eliminating what had long been an unofficial barometer of conditions at the secretive military outpost.
WASHINGTON - An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release.
STRASBOURG, France - Europe's human rights court shone a rare public light Tuesday on the secret network of European prisons that the CIA used to interrogate terror suspects, reviving memories and questions about the "extraordinary renditions" that angered many on this continent.
HAVANA - Two people are dead from torrential rains that lashed Cuba for more than 24 hours, island authorities said Saturday.
MIAMI - A disabled dog and his owner are celebrating Thanksgiving together thanks to a tip from Cuba.
HAVANA - Colombian guerrillas and government negotiators have resumed peace talks in Havana with discussions turning to the country's entrenched drug trade.
COLON, Panama - A Panamanian prosecutor who reported the release of all but three of 35 crewmen of a North Korean ship seized for carrying Cuban weapons reversed his story Wednesday afternoon, saying all were still being held.
HAVANA - Cubans have a new private enterprise opportunity - acting as "telecommunications agents" by essentially turning their homes into phone booths and charging neighbors by the minute to use their telephones.
WASHINGTON - A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret.
KEY WEST, Florida - One of the first sights greeting passengers at the Key West International Airport is a statue of two families with children standing around a large, concrete buoy. "Ninety miles to Cuba," reads the words etched on the centerpiece.
MIAMI - The two envoys appointed by President Barack Obama to lead the effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison have made their first joint visit to the U.S. base in Cuba.