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Street of Old Habana, Cuba. Photo: Emmanuel Huybrechts, CC
Intersection

Cuba: The Island, The Expats And The Music


For the first time in more than 50 years, the United States will reopen its embassy in Havana and Cuba will reopen its embassy in Washington, D.C. But what does the easing of restrictions mean for expat Cubans? And what impact will new business and tourism have on Cuba?
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Dolores Vigil left Cuba in 1960. She now works at Holy Family Counseling Center in Orlando.
Central Florida News

Flights Between Orlando And Havana Hold Hope For Orlando’s Cuban Community


Cuba is in closer reach. Island Travel & Tours kicks off regular, twice weekly direct flights this week between Orlando and Havana. For some, these flights are more than an island connection; they’re hope. Hope to visit home and to find loved ones. A core group of Cuban exiles in Orlando is watching closely as the U.S. thaws relations with its Cold War foe…and so are their American-born children.
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Local officials say funding is a major obstacle for LYNX. Photo: Flickr.
Central Florida News

LYNX Faces Major Transition as CEO Resigns


Central Florida’s regional bus service LYNX will lose its C-E-O John Lewis Jr. next month. He plans to take a job in North Carolina as head of the Charlotte Area Transit System. 90.7’s Renata Sago reports, the move is part of what officials call a “complicated transition” for the bus system.
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