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  • Connie Marrero, 102, Dies; Starred in Cuba and Majors
    Connie Marrero, a chunky right-hander from Cuba with a windmill delivery and a wicked curveball, was nearly 39 years old when he reached the major leagues with the 1950 Washington Senators. He went on to become an All-Star in his second season, when he ...

  • Analysis: Cuba-European Union: Honeymoon, with a word of caution
    At a March 6 press conference, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez announced Cuba’s acceptance of a European Union (EU) proposal to start negotiations aimed at establishing a political dialogue and mutual cooperation. This came almost a month after the EU ...

  • Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102
    HAVANA (AP) — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short ...

  • Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Wife Files for Separation After 20-Year Marriage
    Cuba Gooding Jr. is (pretty much) a single man again … because the Oscar-winning actor’s wife Sara Kapfer has filed for separation after 20 years of marriage. The couple got married in 1994 and have 3 children together. According to TMZ, Kapfer cited ...

  • Cuba Is Running Out of Condoms
    Cubans have grown accustomed to shortages. From food staples to energy to toilet paper, basic goods regularly become unavailable due to the island’s isolation from key international markets. The newest item on Cuba’s list of dwindling commodities is ...

  • American imprisoned in Cuba vows he will not spend another birthday there
    HAVANA-- An American subcontractor jailed in Cuba after working to set up an Internet network that would escape detection by the Cuban government is vowing that he will not spend another birthday there, his lawyer said Wednesday. Alan Gross left open what ...

  • Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations
    HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy. A Paris Club delegation ...

  • Cuba Gooding Jr.'s wife of 20 years files for separation
    The pair were high school sweethearts and wed in 1994. They have three children together. Schoolteacher Kapfer has reportedly filed for joint legal and physical custody of their two minor children, Mason, 17, and Piper, 8. Their eldest son, Spencer, is 19 ...

  • Jailed U.S. contractor in Cuba warns of terminal hunger strike
    Attorney Scott Gilbert, in Cuba to discuss the case with his client and local authorities, said Gross, 64, was suffering from various ailments and angry at the U.S. government for not obtaining his release. "Alan is not doing well. Five years of ...

  • Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Wife Files for Separation After 20 Years of Marriage
    On Monday, Cuba Gooding Jr.'s wife, Sara Kapfer, filed for legal separation from the Oscar-winning star. Gooding and the teacher were high school sweethearts and were married in 1994, later having three children together — Spencer, Mason, and Piper.