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U.S. Diplomat Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injury After Cuba Sonic Attacks

A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats complaining about hearing loss and nausea while working in Cuba said they are suffering from traumatic brain injuries and possible damage to their central nervous systems, CBS reported on Wednesday. Read more

Fort Lauderdale – Cuban Businessman Charged With Laundering $238M In Medicare Fraud

A Cuban businessman charged with laundering $238 million in ill-gotten Medicare payments asked a federal judge Wednesday to throw out the indictment against him, claiming he was running a legitimate remittance company outside the United States so he couldn’t have committed a crime. Read more

Fidel Castro, Who Defied US For 50 years, Dies At 90 In Cuba

Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90. Read more

NJ Police Renew Call For Escaped Domestic Terrorists In Cuba To Return To US

A top New Jersey lawman is reminding potential tourists to Cuba that the communist dictatorship is a longtime haven for fugitive U.S. cop killers and terrorists just as President Obama begins his historic visit to the island nation. Read more

Obama Times Cuba Visit To Avoid Netanyahu?

The White House announced on Thursday that U.S. President Barack Obama will make history as he will be the first U.S. President to visit Cuba in over 80 years. Read more

Cuba To Host Jewish Seminar After Almost 60 Years

Latin American young adults ages 25-40 who are deeply interested in Jewish culture, education and leadership will meet in Havana. Read more

New York – JetBlue Launches New York To Cuba Charter Flights

JetBlue Airways Corp said it began direct charter flights between New York and Havana on Friday, the first major U.S. carrier to fly the route following U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision in December to normalize relations with the Communist-ruled island. Read more

How Cuba’s Jews Kept Their Kosher Butcher Thanks To Castro

Just by coincidence, forty-eight hours after President Barack Obama announced a coming détente with Cuba, I was in Havana. And talking to a kosher butcher, of all people. Read more