For the Geo Quiz we're on the island of Cuba, looking for its largest mountain range. It's known for its coffee plantations but these days there isn't enough coffee in Cuba - once a major coffee exporter - to even meet the demands of the local population.
Fidel Castro made his first public appearance in five years as his brother Raul was made head of Cuba's ruling Communist Party. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with professor Andy Gomez of the University of Miami about the significance of the announcement.
Cuban artist Inverna Lockpez initially threw herself into Fidel Castro's revolution jettisoning her plans for art school. She ran afoul of the regime and fled to the US. Now she's telling her story. Anchor Lisa Mullins interviews Inverna Lockpez.
On April 20th, 1980, Fidel Castro opened the port of Mariel to anyone wishing to leave Cuba. A massive exodus ensued, with as many as 125,000 Cubans making the journey to Florida. Thirty years later, we talk to participants about their memories.
Small beauty salons are being privatized in Cuba. Fidel Castro nationalized all small businesses in 1968 and now his younger brother, Raul Castro, is trying to modernize the system without jumping to full scale capitalism.
Cuban president Raul Castro has talked about reform since taking over from his brother Fidel in 2006. But a new report from Human Rights Watch found things are not improving as much as originally thought. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Nik Steinberg.
In the latest polls, Mitt Romney is back on top with time running out until Florida voters cast ballots on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Newt Gingrich and Romney are tangling over immigration, seeking to gain the upper hand.
Ozzie Guillen, the newly minted Miami Marlins manager, has been given a five-game suspension for comments about how much he loves and respects Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Miami's Cuban refugee community is outraged through and wants him fired outright.
When Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are trying to up their appeal to Latino voters, they'll often try on a few words of Spanish. But, perhaps too often, those words don't come out the same way they sound in the candidates' head. And that can be a problem.