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Man pleads guilty to smuggling birds from Cuba in pants

A Miami man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly trying to smuggle birds from Cuba into the United States in his pants. Read More

Strengthening Hurricane Sandy slams into Cuba

Hurricane Sandy, strengthening rapidly after crossing the warm Caribbean Sea, slammed into southeastern Cuba early on Thursday with 105 mph winds that cut power and blew over trees across the city of Santiago de Cuba. Read More

Caribbean Storm May Grow on Track to Jamaica, Cuba and Bahamas

A tropical storm watch was issued for Jamaica as the Atlantic hurricane season’s eighteenth system began to take shape in the Caribbean Sea. Read More

Isaac caused minimal damage in Cuba

As the death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac climbed to 24 in Haiti, work crews in Cuba were sweeping up the debris left behind by the storm, which knocked down four houses and forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes. Read More

More than 400 Cuban beaches affected by erosion

A total of 413 Cuban beaches show some signs of erosion, with the coastline retreating at an estimated rate of 1.2 meters (3 feet 11 inches) per year Read More

Tropical Storm Isaac's plodding pace through the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Isaac's plodding pace through the Gulf of Mexico means the slow moving storm could punish coastal areas with up to 36 hours of tropical winds and 10 to 16 inches of rain, Louisiana's Gov. Bobby Jindal warned today. Read More

Isaac forecast: Storm could hit as hurricane near Pensacola, Fla.

But landfall wouldn't be until next Wednesday, so there's still considerable uncertainty about the projection. Tropical storm Isaac could affect Tampa before then, but that's still uncertain, too. Read More

Tropical Storm Isaac moving westward toward Cuba; threat to Florida, GOP convention unclear

Tropical Storm Isaac has formed in the Atlantic and could threaten South Florida and the Republican National Convention in Tampa next week, forecasters said Tuesday evening. Read More

Cuban President Warns of Consequences of Climate Change

Cuba´s President Raul Castro, denounced today in Brasil that the global temperature rise will compromise first, integrity and physical existence of many countries and island nations, and will produce serious consequences to the Third World. Read More

Cuba oil drilling shifts west; that could raise risk for South Florida

The exact location of the new site is a closely guarded secret, but sources familiar with drilling operations say it will be off the northwest coast of Cuba a little more than 100 miles from Key West. Read More

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