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Victoria Burgess To Attempt Chica Libre Crossing From Cuba to Key West

On June 26, 2018, Victoria Burgess will attempt to make history on a paddleboard. She will set out to become the first woman to cross the Florida Straits via SUP. Burgess will launch from Cuba and paddle the 100-120 miles to Key West, Florida. She’s referring to her epic paddle as the “Chica Libre Crossing,” which…

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Diana Nyad Donates Historic Cuba-Key West Swim Gear To Key West Museum – Video

Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad dedicated an exhibit at Key West’s Custom House Museum Friday, featuring items she wore during her landmark 2013 swim from Havana to Key West. The installation includes the bathing suit, goggles. and custom-designed jellyfish protection face-mask Diana Nyad used during the nearly 111-mile swim that took almost 53 hours. Nyad donated…

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White House Pushing to Allow Flights to Cuba by Year End

The Obama administration reportedly is working to reach a deal with Cuba that would allow regularly scheduled commercial flights between the two countries by the end of this year. The Wall Street Journal reports that a possible agreement would allow airlines to establish service between the U.S. and Cuba as soon as this December. Administration…