On Sunday, May 5, two Americans rode their bikes in a 40-mile ride that passed through over 20 different towns in the area of Lake Como, Italy.
Rene Gonzalez, one of the "Cuban Five" who have been imprisoned in the United States since 1998, is now free and back in Cuba.
On May 5, there will be a 40-mile bike ride through various towns around the Lake Como area in northern Italy as part of the worldwide movement calling for the release of "The Cuban Five."
A new GAO report reveals that monies directed at changing Cuba's government increased sharply after 2004, the George W. Bush administration, and have remained high during the Obama administration.
Adriana Perez, wife of Gerardo Hernandez, and Olga Salanueva, wife of Rene Gonzalez, requested UN intervention on human rights grounds to be able to visit their husbands (two of the five imprisoned Cubans known collectively as the Cuban 5) whom they have not seen in over a decade.
A consortium of organizations announced a new push to get Cuba taken off the State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism" list.
Last year, the United States once more confirmed Cuba's presence on the State Department's list of "State Sponsors of Terrorism."
Raul Castro was elected to his second term as Cuban president February 24, but he said it would be his last.
On February 3 in Cuba, 7, 877 906 voters cast two ballots - one for provincial assembly delegates and the other for local deputies to the National Assembly.
U. S. opinion surveys show majority support, even among Cuban-Americans, for normal U.S.-Cuba relations.