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Traveling To Cuba: What You Need To Know

Travel to Cuba from America has been expanded upon due to a new presidential policy. Find out how this foreign policy shift will effect future travel.

12/19/2014

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, calling for US President Barack Obama to help free Gross during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed Reactions

The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.

12/17/2014

President Obama addresses the changing U.S. relationship with Cuba. (CBS)

President Obama’s Full Video Address On The New U.S. Relationship With Cuba

President Barack Obama says the United States will have a different relationship with the Cuban government going forward. Watch his full statement here.

12/17/2014

Alan Gross (CBS)

Cuba Releases US Prisoner Alan Gross 5 Years Later

A senior Obama administration official says Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years.

12/17/2014

Narsai David: Narsai’s Sauce Cubana Recipe

Narsai David gives out his recipe for his Cubana sauce, which uses papaya—a fruit not traditionally used in savory sauces.

07/18/2014

Mariela Castro

Cuban President’s Daughter Meets Gay Rights Activists In SF

The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro is in San Francisco to meet with gay rights activists and to chair a panel at a prestigious academic conference.

05/23/2012

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a three run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on April 7, 2012 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes Making Big Impression On A’s, League

With a 462-foot home run, Yoenis Cespedes showed off a power stroke reminiscent of Oakland’s Bash Brothers back in the day.

04/10/2012

Yoennis Cespedes #51 of Cuba runs to third base after hitting into the corner of the outfield againts Japan during the 2009 World Baseball Classic Round 2 Pool 1 Game 5 on March 18, 2009 at Petco Park in San Diego. (Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Cuban Defector Cespedes Agrees To 4-year Deal With A’s

Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $36 million, four-year contract.

02/13/2012

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland International Airport Cleared To Provide Service To Cuba

Previously, only airports in Miami, Dallas-Forth Worth and Los Angeles provided direct air service to Cuba.

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