By Elaine Donnelly
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The Pentagon wants more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Barack Obama wants to close.
U.S. officials say they have identified five men they believe might be behind the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Cuba has lifted an import ban on air conditioners and other energy-sucking appliances, and now residents can bring up to two appliances per person into the country.
On May 2, the FBI announced a $1 million reward for "information leading to the apprehension" of Joanne Chesimard, also known as Assata Shakur, who they named a "most-wanted terrorist." Chesimard is the first woman to make the FBI's list.
Not a month has passed since the Patriots' Day bombings in Boston, and the hand-wringers are already mumbling that the FBI made the wrong call when it designated 65-year-old fugitive Assata Shakur, formerly known as Joanne Chesimard, as a terrorist.
Cuba has filed its first legal challenge with the World Trade Organization, joining the fight against Australia's tough tobacco packaging laws, the Geneva-based trade body announced Monday.
A woman convicted in the killing 40 years ago of a New Jersey State Police trooper as a member of the Black Liberation Army has been named to the FBI's "Most Wanted Terrorist" list — the first woman ever to make the list.
Pop icon Beyonce called the amount of criticism she and husband Jay-Z faced for their vacation in Cuba "shocking" in an interview that aired Monday.
Haitians have fled their troubled country for years, attempting to reach the U.S. or other Caribbean islands by heading north across the open sea or trekking across the island of Hispaniola to scratch out a living in the Dominican Republic.
President Obama said Tuesday he doesn't want suspected terrorists on a hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay to die, and he vowed to redouble his efforts to close the detention center in Cuba.
He was given an enormous blue and white cake, and savored a glass of wine and a sip of Bucanero, Cuba's domestic beer. Marrero smiled as his family applauded and smothered him in hugs.
Put another candle on the very crowded birthday cake of Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former major league player.
Jose Cardenas does a wonderful job bringing to light the Cuban government's method of dealing with dissidents who challenge its suppression of freedom on the island in his column "Exposing a shady cover-up in Cuba" (Commentary, March 22). He did such a great job that I could not keep his piece out of my mind a few weeks ago when I had the privilege of hearing Yoani Sanchez speak about the lack of freedom in Cuba.
As Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, on Sunday called the entertainers' visit to the communist island "hypocritical," The Associated Press reported that two other Cuban-American politicians want to know why the Treasury Department approved the trip.
The murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell was given a media blackout by the major news networks and illegal border crossings jumped as Congress tried to put together an immigration bill. On the international stage, Cuba greeted rapper Jay-Z and the entertainer claimed in song that he was given clearance by the White House. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times: