The wait in the line to exchange money at the Havana airport can stretch on for hours, reservations are a must at popular private Cuban restaurants and tangerine and hot-pink-colored vintage cars ferrying visitors crowd the streets around the most frequented tourist destinations.

Tourism on the island is definitely booming. Cuba welcomed a record 4 million visitors last year, a 13 percent increase over the previous year that also was a record. And during the recent holidays the tourism stampede showed no signs of abating.



Recent Articles

Date Title
1/31/17 Florida governor puts provision in proposed budget to block trade with Cuba
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
1/31/17 U.S. refugee program for citizens of all countries will be suspended for 120 days
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
1/31/17 Airlines gearing up to protect flights to Cuba
Melanie Zanona, The Hill
1/30/17 Trump's Cuba Opportunity
1/30/17 Waiting for change in Cuba
John Caulfield, The Hill
1/29/17 Dumping medicine, faking patients: Cuban doctors describe a system that breeds fraud
Jim Wyss, Miami Herald
1/26/17 Cuba in the Age of Trump
Lauren Steele, Rolling Stone
1/26/17 Florida company gets OK to ship electric cars to Cuba
Melanie Zanona, The Hill
1/26/17 Port cancels signing of pact with Cuba after Gov. Scott threatens to cut funding
Amy Sherman, Mimi Whitefield, and Patricia Mazzei
1/25/17 Cuba's Castro warns Trump to respect country's sovereignty
Nelson Acosta, Reuters
1/25/17 Governor wants funds cut for South Florida ports that ink Cuba deals
Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald
1/24/17 Trump’s New Cuba Negotiator Fought For Stronger Cuba Ties
Hayes Brown, Buzzfeed
1/24/17 Charcoal — the first legal cargo from Cuba in more than 50 years — arrives at Port Everglades
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
1/24/17 Changes to immigration policy will not stem the Cuban exodus, those on the island say
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/23/17 Bronx Museum Won’t Get Loan of Art From Cuba
Randy Kennedy
1/22/17 Artist 'El Sexto' walks out of prison in Cuba
Andrea Torres, WPLG
1/19/17 Hundreds of Cuban migrants seeking U.S. entry stranded across the Americas
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herald
1/19/17 Cuban doctors get a new shot at emigration — if applications were submitted prior to cutoff
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/18/17 U.S. provides some answers to lingering questions on new immigration policy for Cubans
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/18/17 Artist jailed in Cuba since November for anti-Fidel Castro graffiti may be released Jan. 28
Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News
1/18/17 US, Mexico, Cuba ready to sign 'Doughnut Hole' deal in Gulf waters
Reuters, Fox News
1/17/17 Top diplomatic negotiator in Cuba warns Trump: 'aggression doesn't work'
Helen Yaffe, The Guardian
1/17/17 U.S.-Cuba detente supporters make last-ditch effort to sway Trump
Marc Frank, YAHOO
1/17/17 CSG and 17 Other Cosigners Urge President-Elect Trump to Review and Pursue Engagement Policy with Cuba
1/17/17 Treasury Department reaches settlement with pro-Cuba activist accused of violating embargo
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/17/17 In final days, Obama administration signs law enforcement pact with Cuba
Gregory Korte, USA Today
1/16/17 Cuba’s Raul Castro Meets with U.S. Chamber of Commerce President
Reuters, Fortune
1/16/17 ‘Marielitos’ Face Long-Delayed Reckoning: Expulsion to Cuba
Frances Robles, New York Times
1/16/17 Don’t expect Trump to reinstate special immigration status for Cubans
Patricia Mazzei, Lesley Clark, and Nora Gámez Torres
1/12/17 U.S. and Cuba meet to discuss human trafficking and confiscated property claims
Abel Fernández, Miami Herald
1/12/17 US rescinds 'wet foot, dry foot' policy for Cubans
David Adams and Lorena Arroyo, Univision
1/12/17 Current Record
1/11/17 Tillerson says Trump is prepping to review Obama’s Cuba policy
Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post
1/10/17 Cuba’s Budding Private Sector Looks Nervously to Future
Juan Forero, Wall Street Journal
1/10/17 Miami’s Cuban Jews ponder the meaning of Trump’s pick for international negotiator
Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
1/9/17 Cuba, United States sign oil spill deal before Trump inauguration
Marc Frank, Reuters
1/9/17 Cuban American lost his business bid after obtaining permanent residence in Cuba
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/9/17 Eight Myths About Obama’s Opening To Cuba
William M. LeoGrande, Huffington Post
1/8/17 Kerry’s ‘exit’ memo to Obama on Cuba, other countries sounds as if it’s aimed at Trump
Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
1/5/17 Artisanal charcoal to become 1st Cuban export to US
Associated Press, Chicago Tribune
1/5/17 Former diplomats urge Trump to undo ‘unlawful’ Obama Cuba policy
Patricia Mazzei and Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/5/17 U.S. trade with Cuba figures don’t add up
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
1/4/17 The U.S.-Cuba relationship changed — and so did the lives of these dancers
Jordan Levin, Miami Herald
1/4/17 Cuba says 'yes' to English as tourism flourishes
Will Grant, BBC
1/3/17 Exploring The Shadowy World Of A Cuban Feminist Legend
Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post
1/2/17 Coast Guard returns 29 attempted migrants to Cuba in one week
Alex Harris, Miami Herald
1/2/17 Cuba marks anniversary of revolution with show of military strength
Reuters, The Guardian
1/2/17 Coast Guard returns 29 attempted migrants to Cuba in one week
Alex Harris, Miami Herald