BOZEMAN — On their 10-day tour of Cuba, Montana State University nursing students got quite a surprise when the U.S. and Cuban presidents made the dramatic announcement that they were thawing relations after 50 years of hostility.
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, a longtime advocate for changing U.S. policy toward Cuba, believes that efforts to restore diplomatic ties will improve civil society and human rights in the Caribbean nation.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Officials from North Dakota are applauding the Obama administration's move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Miriam Avery drives a black Cadillac CTS-V with a license plate that reads “Cubana” and another vehicle with a license plate that reads “Havana1.”
Cuban American Tony Uceda of Ashland talks about the thaw in relations between Cuba and the U.S. Uceda was at the Crowne Plaza in Billings on Wednesday.
Montana farmers were watching closely as President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba.
With an annual cost of roughly $2 million per detainee, the 13-year-old Guantanamo Bay Detention Center needs to be closed, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont, said Monday.
Max Baucus has plowed through a lot of legislation in his 36 years in the U.S. Senate, but perhaps no legislation more significant than that on agriculture and trade, observers say.
HAVANA — Starting in January, Cubans will no longer need an exit permit to leave the country. The move, announced Oct. 16, marks a significant shift in government policy.
Dan Austin, director of Austin-Lehman Travel Adventures, has partnered with an ecotourism company and is offering more trips in Africa.
Tobacco leaves dry in a barn in the Vinales Valley, a tobacco-growing region northwest of Havana.
A Cuban guide talks about the medicinal plants of the forest during a tour of a national park.
The RMC group took a walking tour of Old Havana to view Spanish colonial-era architecture.
The Vinales Valley, a tobacco-growing region in Cuba, has limestone formations and caves. The group from the Rocky Mountain College course took a day trip to the area.
Alice O’Reilly enjoys a meal that included a complimentary Gregorio, a blue cocktail named after Gregorio Fuentes, the captain of Ernest Hemingway’s fishing boat, the Pilar. The drink is made with rum and curacao liqueur.
Guajimico Resort, Cuba.
Author Ernest Hemingway’s house in Havana is now a museum. Lookout Farm was Hemingway’s home for more than 20 years. The Rocky Mountain College class learned about Hemingway’s time in Cuba from Valerie Hemingway, the author’s daughter-in-law who lives in Bozeman. Valerie Hemingway was Heming…
A tour bus passes a Cuban taxi transporting a family.
A Cuban vendor is off to a farmers’ market with a bicycle cart flled with lettuce and tomatoes.
Cubans line up to receive phone calls and remittances from abroad. Many Cubans depend on money from family outside of the country to get by.
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