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Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board: Don’t Cut U.S.-Cuba Baseball Ties

For decades under the island’s communist regime, Cuban baseball players have risked their lives to seek freedom and careers in the United States. A new agreement between Cuba and Major League Baseball raised hopes that those dangerous journeys could draw to an end. But only months after being announced, the deal could be unraveling, thanks in part to the backward politics of Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. This is a humanitarian mistake that only punishes innocent families.

Office of Rep. Kathy Castor: U.S. Rep. Castor Meets with Cuban President, Stresses Importance of Continued Dialogue and Engagement

Tampa Bay Times: Florida Aquarium Continues Coral Restoration Research in Cuba

Adventure Sports Network: 3 Kayakers Paddle From Cuba to Florida to Promote Open Borders

Miami Herald: Meet the New Rick Scott, Cuba Guru (Not!)

Palm Beach Post: Ports deserve state support in dealing with Cuba

Miami Herald: Frozen chicken, Chocolate bars: it might surprise you what Florida ports send to Cuba

LA Times: Obama's Cuba decision follows change in attitudes in Florida

Sun Sentinel: US Airlines Propose Cuba Flights from South Florida

South Florida Business Journal: What the Latest Rules on Cuba Mean for South Florida

Miami Herald: Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with U.S. to preserve marine life

Tampa Bay Times: Florida aquarium plays roles in historic Cuba talks this week

AP: Florida bank issues first U.S. credit card for use in Cuba

Tampa Bay Times: Keep pushing for Tampa flights

Fox News Latino: Cuban environmental delegation visits Florida coral reefs, sees U.S. effort at restoration

St. Augustine Record: Cuban port official invites Gov. Scott to visit island nation

Panama City News Herald: A lonely port in a twitter storm

Sun Sentinel: Gov. Rick Scott's tweets hurt Florida's ports

The New York Times: Why the Cuba Issue No Longer Cuts Against Democrats in Florida

The Maritime Executive: Port Tampa Bay looks to Cuba for cruise business

The Christian Science Monitor: Why a U.S. mayor plans to raft from Cuba to Florida

The Tampa Tribune: Cuba poised to slash landing fees as commercial flights near

CBS Miami: American Airlines now selling tickets for flights to Cuba

Orlando Sentinel: U.S. Department of Transportation awards first commercial service to Cuba

Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL-14)

Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL-14)