Dozens of Cuban migrants have been returned to their Caribbean island after being picked up in the waters off the Lower and Middle Florida Keys.

A South Florida federal judge has made permanent a ruling that strikes down a state law banning companies from bidding on government contracts if they also do business in Cuba or Syria.

It was a day when Cubans were called to speak with one voice to demand the return of intelligence agents serving long prison terms in the United States.

A Spanish prosecutor Wednesday recommended dismissing the lawsuit against Cuban security officials filed by the family of dissident Oswaldo Payá, arguing that Spain’s government already has accepted the Havana version of Payá’s death as the result of a car accident.

Cubans tied yellow ribbons to homes, trees and lampposts across the capital Thursday, in an organized mass campaign to press for the return of several espionage agents imprisoned in the United States on the 15th anniversary of their arrest.

Cubans tied yellow ribbons to homes, trees and lampposts across the capital Thursday, in an organized mass campaign to press for the return of several espionage agents imprisoned in the United States on the 15th anniversary of their arrest.

Amnesty International designated a sixth Cuban dissident jailed in the island nation as a "prisoner of conscience" Wednesday and called for his immediate and unconditional release.

Addressing her skeptics, Diana Nyad claimed the right to set the ground rules for future swims from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.

A boat carrying 26 migrants capsized off the Cuban coast. Two bodies have been recovered, 23 people were rescued and one person was still missing as of Tuesday.

Diana Nyad on Tuesday defended her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida to skeptics who questioned whether she got into or held onto a boat during part of the journey.