Raul Castro

Minority leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (L) talks with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (R) at the Foreign Ministry in Havana on February 18, 2015. (YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

House Minority Leader Pelosi Leads Democrats In Visit To Cuba

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of Democrats from her chamber on a visit to Cuba on Tuesday that her office said was aimed at further improving U.S. relations with the island nation.

02/18/2015

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

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