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Traci Evans is a celebrity stylist, designer and owner of Meow and Barks Boutique.  Meow and Barks, which has locations in Atlanta, and Jacksonville, Florida, provides exclusive and stylish fashions, accessories, and shoes. Evans’ latest production is a global fashion collection, which pulls inspiration from cultures of countries such as Cuba and the United Arab…

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President Donald Trump is on a mission to reverse every act former President Barack Obama put in place. There’s one act that the former POTUS is most proud: it’s the re-normalization of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, a signature accomplishment for the first Black president of the United States. The US and Cuba’s relationship was strained and ties…

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According to a new report from the Electoral Integrity Project, a collective effort between Harvard University and the University of Sydney, North Carolina can no longer be classified as a functioning democracy. The EIP rated the state’s electoral integrity for this year’s election in the same low categories as “pseudo-democracies” such as Sierra Leone, Indonesia and Cuba. North…

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While world leaders including President Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin shared colorful collective of condolences following Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s death, many Cuban-Americans (mainly in Miami) took a different approach. During the early hours on Friday, Nov. 26, the streets of Miami — Little Havana, Haileah and Kendall to be specific, were lit — with…

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Fidel Castro

Once again, 2016 has delivered a blow with the death historic Cuban leader and some say dictator Fidel Castro, who has died at the age of 90. His death marks the end of a mixed legacy that bought the world close to nuclear war with the Soviet Union and material support and training with freedom fighters…

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Idris Elba is training to become a professional kickboxer and will chronicle his journey in a new docu-series “Idris Elba: Fighter.“ The 43-year-old actor has been training for almost a year. He said, “It has been a lifelong ambition of mine to fight professionally. Entering the ring to further test myself as a human being is…

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Khloé Kardashian was worried for Lamar Odom after he quit his therapy before he was better and continued to call her asking for money whilst she was holidaying with her family in Cuba. The 32-year-old “Keeping up with the Kardashians” star, who split from the 36-year-old basketball player in 2013, was “so stressed out” during…

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Kris Jenner missed a family holiday to Cuba because there was “no internet” and admitted she was “anxious” about her daughters going to the communist country. The showbiz matriarch told her daughters Kim and Khloe Kardashian that she couldn’t go with them and their sister Kourtney Kardashian because she had too much work to do…

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As part of the Obama Administration’s overall effort to normalize relations, six U.S. airlines are now cleared for takeoff to Cuba, with the flights coming from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Philadelphia and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Department of Transportation approved American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines and Sun Country Airlines to offer…

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President Obama made history this week when he became the first American president in 88 years to visit Cuba in his continuing diplomatic outreach to the island nation. It was no surprise that Obama discussed the half-century old embargo on Cuba, but a surprising part of a speech he gave in Cuba yesterday involved his talk of…

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Carnival Corporation becomes the first cruise company to be approved to sail from the U.S. to Cuba – and told it will become the first to sail in over 50 years.  Carnival Corporation the world’s largest leisure travel company, was granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba starting on May 1, 2016. Following U.S.…

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There is no time for summertime blues. We’ve got a new travel destination to add to your bucket list this year, so instead of exploring through Europe, pack a light bag, grab your selfie-stick and head over to Cuba. Forget about paying for an expensive flight, take the scenic route with Carnival Cruises so you…

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There is great news out of Cuba in the fight against HIV. The World Health Organization announced late last week that Cuba has become the first country to end HIV and syphilis transmission from mother to baby. Deeming the feat “one of the greatest public health achievements possible,” WHO’s director general, Margaret Chan, says this development puts the…

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When Jay Z and Beyoncé celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013 in Havana, Cuba, millennials were singing their praises. It didn’t matter that the hip-hop power couple could have faced a $250,000 fine and 10 years in prison for violating the United States’ trade embargo against Cuba, known among natives of the northern Caribbean…

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