Cuba http://www.kunc.org en Poll Findings: On Cuban-Americans And The Elusive 'American Dream' http://www.kunc.org/post/poll-findings-cuban-americans-and-elusive-american-dream Among Latinos, no group may have achieved the American dream as fully as Cuban-Americans.<p>Since arriving here, as a community, they've prospered. Surveys show they graduate from college at greater rates and have higher levels of homeownership than most other Latino groups.<p>But <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/01/21/263502571/a-new-poll-takes-a-look-at-views-from-latino-america">a new poll</a> suggests that, for many Cuban-Americans, the dream is becoming elusive. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:23:00 +0000 Greg Allen 53566 at http://www.kunc.org Poll Findings: On Cuban-Americans And The Elusive 'American Dream' On Fifth Try, Diana Nyad Completes Cuba-Florida Swim http://www.kunc.org/post/fifth-try-diana-nyad-completes-cuba-florida-swim-0 <strong>Updated At 2:06 pm EST. Nyad Reaches Key West:</strong><p>Jellyfish stings, an asthma attack and sheer exhaustion all stopped Diana Nyad in the past. But on her fifth try, the 64-year-old Nyad became the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida, a distance of more than 100 miles.<p>With a cheering crowd greeting her on the beach in Key West, Nyad swam ashore Monday afternoon after more than two full days in the water. Mon, 02 Sep 2013 15:55:00 +0000 49097 at http://www.kunc.org On Fifth Try, Diana Nyad Completes Cuba-Florida Swim Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew http://www.kunc.org/post/panama-charges-north-korean-ships-crew The crew of a North Korean ship carrying a clandestine cargo of Cold War-era weapons from Cuba has been charged with endangering public security by Panamanian authorities, who seized the vessel earlier this week.<p>The North Korean vessel en route from Cuba was seized as it attempted to transit the Panama Canal.<p>According to the <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23354279">BBC</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"[Panamanian] Prosecutor Javier Caraballo accused the 35 crew members of endangering public security by illegally transporting war material.<p>"The charges came just hours afte Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:21:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47243 at http://www.kunc.org Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew Cuba Acknowledges N. Korean Ship Carried Its 'Obsolete' Weapons http://www.kunc.org/post/cuba-acknowledges-n-korean-ship-carried-its-obsolete-weapons <strong>(Updated 9:40 p.m. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:45:00 +0000 47154 at http://www.kunc.org Cuba Acknowledges N. Korean Ship Carried Its 'Obsolete' Weapons Why We Aren't Assuming Snowden Is On That Jet To Havana http://www.kunc.org/post/why-we-arent-assuming-snowden-jet-havana Twitter has been abuzz with speculation that <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=190293264" target="_blank">"NSA leaker" Edward Snowden</a> is on Aeroflot Flight 150, which is headed to Havana from Moscow as we write.<p>What's the supposed evidence?<p><a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AFL150/history/20130711/1005Z/UUEE/MUHA" target="_blank">FlightAware's live-tracking shows</a> the jet is on a route that avoids going over the U.S., instead of the <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AFL150/history/20130709/1121Z/UUEE/MUHA" target="_blank">path it Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:41:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 46946 at http://www.kunc.org Why We Aren't Assuming Snowden Is On That Jet To Havana