Knowing full well that they may never return to their homeland due to U.S. travel restrictions, some young Cubans are nonetheless leaving behind loved ones and heading to the U.S.
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Despite years of ill will between the U.S. and Cuban governments, many Cubans still have fond feelings for America -- and look forward to changing relations under U.S. President Barack Obama.
President of the National Assembly of Cuba Ricardo Alarcón gives his thoughts on U.S.-Cuba relations and advocates an end to the embargo.
The change in leadership from Fidel to Raúl Castro has allowed for increased political expression in Cuba. Watch members of rap group Anonimo Consejo explain their role in the Cuban hip-hop movement and rehearse their song "Liberate."
Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.
With Raúl Castro now in charge, change is in the air and being talked about openly in Cuba's streets, from young people testing the limits of protest to the government forging new economic partnerships around the globe.
The State Department has issued a lengthy report evaluating human rights practices around the world, including China, Cuba and Venezuela.
Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his experience reporting from Cuba on the Elián González story and recounts a nerve-wracking encounter with the Cuban government.