Tag: Castro
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017. Image via The Associated Press.

Staff ReportsNovember 26, 2016

South Florida cities are erupting in celebration of the death of former longtime Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Sergio Bustos of POLITICO Florida reports that throughout Miami, a city of Cuban immigrants, can be heard shouts of: “Libertad! Libertad! Libertad!” Cubans of all ages took to the streets in Miami Friday evening throughout Saturday morning party […]

Melissa RossMarch 22, 2016

In the wake of President Barack Obama‘s historic visit to Cuba, the retired Floridian who once represented the U.S. in Havana says it’s time for Florida cities to wade into the travel and business opportunities now on the horizon. While some Florida cities have rushed to do business in Cuba, others, particularly conservative Jacksonville, have […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 14, 2015

Tampa area Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor met on Wednesday with Roberta Jacobson, the U.S Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Next week Jacobson will be part of a U.S. contingent of diplomats that will travel to Havana for two days for talks on migration and normalization of relations with the communist island government. The Congresswoman’s press secretary […]


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