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People wait outside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana to apply for visas. U.S. officials say the number of Cuban refugees has increased since the two countries renewed relations.Associated Press

Fear of immigration policy change triggers new wave of Cuban migrants

HAVANA — President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba has accelerated a surge in Cuban migration to the United States, the latest U.S. statistics show, as many on the island grow worried that America's long-standing immigration benefits for Cubans are now in jeopardy. Last month, the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted 481 Cu …


    Jeb Bush has a fan in Rupert Murdoch

    Kicker on a NYT story on Rupert Murdoch's apparent dislike of Mitt Romney....


    Jolly said no thanks to Pinellas commissioner's Cuba invitation

    Pinellas County commissioners Janet Long and John Morroni are back from a four-day trip to Cuba. About two dozen Pinellas County leaders and businesspoeple accepted Long's invitation to attend what she described as a fact-finding mission. Read our report here....


    Husband of top Florida House aide lands plum Department of Education job

    The husband of Florida House speaker Steve Crisafulli's chief aide was handed the top legal job at the state education department last week....