‘Pope Francis’ May Inspire Raul Castro to Return to the Catholic Church

‘Pope Francis’ May Inspire Raul Castro to Return to the Catholic Church

Pope Francis received a visit from Raul Castro, who is the president of Cuba. The visit was made to thank Pope Francis for helping out with the Cuban and US negotiations. Castro greatly enjoyed the meeting, and stated that Pope Francis had such an impact on him that he is considering going back to the […]

Ferry Service to Cuba Set to Resume

Ferry Service to Cuba Set to Resume

Cuba used to be a hot destination for American tourists seeking sun, cigars, fishing and fun. Likewise, Cubans used to take overnight trips to the U.S. for shopping and family festivities. While the revolution changed that in the 1950s, many hope that inexpensive, convenient travel between the two countries is returning. In preparation, the U.S. […]

Castro and Obama Meet in Historic Summit

Castro and Obama Meet in Historic Summit

Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama met face-to-face in a historic summit in Panama City, Panama on Saturday. This marks the first time an American executive has physically met with a Cuban leader since 1959 when Raul’s brother, Fidel Castro, met with then Vice President, Richard Nixon. The liaison is occurring as […]