Five Central American nations and Mexico got together and figured out a plan to get nearly 8,000 stranded Cuban migrants from Costa Rica to the US border. That kind of laser-like focus on solutions just doesn't happen for other Central American migrants.
A documentary about the Buena Vista Social Club helped put Cuban music on the map. But the US embargo made touring in the US tricky. Now that relations between the two countries have thawed, BVSC will play at the White House on Thursday.
Algerian detainee Ahmed Belbacha was arrested just months after the September 11th attacks in 2001. Belbacha, like the other detainees, cannot speak with reporters. But he offered his testimony to the BBC.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have divergent views on Guantanamo Bay — at least based on statements made years ago. In the current election cycles, neither man has really talked about the future he sees for the prison. But whoever is elected will be faced with precedent-setting cases in short order.
"Cuba Libro" is Cuba's very first English language bookstore. It opened its door to customers last week. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with owner Conner Gorry about "Cuba Libro" and the complexities of operating a small business in the island.
Many of the students who were brought from Cuba to the US to study are vocal critics of the Castro regime, leading some to think ideology played a big part in choosing who will be part of this new educational opportunity.