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2 months ago

Extremists release 2 Cuban doctors in Somalia, officials say

Officials say the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab has released two Cuban doctors who were kidnapped in Kenya and held for a year and a half in neighboring Somalia
2 months ago
Extremists release 2 Cuban doctors in Somalia, officials say
2 months ago

US adds popular Cuban debit card to restricted list

Profits from the card benefit Cuban military, Secretary Pompeo says.
2 months ago
1 year ago

US bans charter flights to Cuban cities besides Havana

The Trump administration is banning charter flights to Cuban cities besides Havana in a new tightening of U.S. restrictions on the island
1 year ago
1 year ago

US further restricts air travel to Cuba to increase pressure: State Dept.

Trump is further tightening his administration's pressure campaign against Cuba as it unravels the historic opening implemented by his predecessor Barack Obama.
1 year ago
US further restricts air travel to Cuba to increase pressure
1 year ago

Cuba names tourism minister to be first PM since 1976

The nomination was quickly confirmed by parliament.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Cuba accuses US of violating Vienna Conventions

Cuba’s foreign minister on Tuesday accused the United States of violating the Vienna Convention and the deal re-establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries
1 year ago
Cuba accuses US of violating Geneva Conventions
1 year ago

US business sees dwindling prospects in Cuba

The Havana International Trade Fair is where Cuba puts the best face on its struggling economy, but one dark spot this year was the American section
1 year ago
1 year ago

Washington banning US flights to all Cuban cities but Havana

The Trump administration is banning U.S. flights to all Cuban cities but Havana in the latest move to roll back Obama-era easing of relations
1 year ago
Trump admin. banning US flights to most Cuban cities
1 year ago

Cuba awaits new vision of its future

The only communist state in the west is at a standstill.
1 year ago
Cuba awaits new vision of its future
1 year ago

Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island

Dianelys Alfonso publicly accused a famed musician of raping her.
1 year ago
Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island
1 year ago

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins

The government is trying to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail system.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Trump bans group tours, cruise ship stops to Cuba

The Trump administration has announced new steps to further restrict Americans' travel to Cuba, including banning group tours and cruise ship stops to the island nation.
1 year ago
Trump bans tours, cruise ship stops to Cuba
1 year ago

Cultural impact of Cuba travel restrictions

The Jazz at Lincoln Center tour director says bans could affect musicians who want to exchange ideas with Cubans.
1 year ago
Cultural impact of Cuba travel restrictions
1 year ago

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi, importation of routers

Cuba is legalizing private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world's strictest controls on the internet
1 year ago
Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi, importation of routers
2 years ago

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US

The Cuban government says it is renovating the Anti-Imperialist Tribune, a massive stage that was known for being an iconic site of its ideological battle with the United States.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumption

An official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are imposing reductions on electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series of setbacks, including reduced fuel shipments from Venezuela and tighter U.S. sanctions
2 years ago
2 years ago

More sanctions announced against Cuba

National Security Adviser John Bolton announced a slew of sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua Wednesday.
2 years ago
More sanctions announced against Cuba
2 years ago

Trump to allow lawsuits against companies using confiscated property in Cuba

The Trump administration will be the first to allow lawsuits under a 23-year-old law.
2 years ago
Trump to allow lawsuits against companies using confiscated property in Cuba
2 years ago

Upping pressure on Cuba, Trump admin to allow lawsuits against companies using confiscated property

Upping pressure on Cuba, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday the Trump administration will allow lawsuits against companies using confiscated property.
2 years ago
Trump admin to allow lawsuits against companies using confiscated property in Cuba
2 years ago

Cubans inaugurate first new Catholic church in decades

It was inaugurated with the aid of a Florida congregation.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Cuban assembly approves draft of new constitution

A national referendum is expected to approve the new charter in February.
2 years ago
2 years ago

US diplomats in Cuba suffered inner-ear damage after experiencing mysterious sound or pressure, doctors say

U.S. diplomatic personnel residing in Cuba's capital who felt ill after hearing loud, high-pitched sounds or feeling pressure sensations suffered damage to the inner ear.
2 years ago
Mysterious ailment that affected Americans in Cuba linked to inner-ear damage: Study
2 years ago

US diplomats in Cuba suffered inner-ear damage, doctors say

"Objective testing showed evidence of a balance disorder that affects the inner ear and a unique pattern of cognitive and behavioral dysfunction," said Dr. Michael Hoffer.
2 years ago
US diplomats in Cuba suffered inner-ear damage, doctors say
2 years ago

Cuban government launches 3G service

Cuban citizens will now have internet access on their cellphones.
2 years ago
Cuban government launches 3G service
2 years ago

Cuba lifts ban on cellphone internet access

Cuban citizens are now able to access the internet on their phones for the first time.
2 years ago
Cuba lifts ban on cellphone internet access
2 years ago

French bank Societe Generale accused of 'trading with the enemy' to help Cuba evade US sanctions

The bank was charged with conspiring to violate the Trading with the Enemy Act.
2 years ago
Bank accused of 'trading with the enemy' to help Cuba evade US sanctions
2 years ago

Microwaves possible cause, not 'prime suspect' in US personnel illness in Cuba: Doctor

Researchers say they still can't pinpoint the reason for the "health attacks."
2 years ago
Microwaves possible cause, not 'prime suspect' in US worker illness in Cuba: Doctor
2 years ago

New 'medically confirmed' case of US employee in Cuba hit in mystery health incidents

A total of 26 U.S. employees in Cuba have been affected to date.
2 years ago
New 'medically confirmed' case of US employee in Cuba hit in mystery health incidents
2 years ago

More than 100 people killed in Cuban plane crash

Investigators are still trying to figure out why the plane plummeted from the sky.
2 years ago
More than 100 people killed in Cuban plane crash
2 years ago

Jetliner with more than 100 on board crashes during takeoff from Cuba

State media said there were three survivors on the flight, which was heading to the other end of the island.
2 years ago
Jetliner with more than 100 on board crashes during takeoff from Cuba
2 years ago

Moments after plane hits the ground in Cuba

The plane, a Boeing 737 rented by Cubana airlines, had just left José Martí International Airport outside Havana, Cuban state TV reported.
2 years ago
Moments after plane hits the ground in Cuba
2 years ago

Raul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's president on April 19

Raul Castro has led the country since taking over from his late brother, Fidel.
2 years ago
Raul Castro: I'm stepping down as Cuba's president on April 19
3 years ago

Jet with 104 passengers crashes just after takeoff in Cuba

The plane had just left José Martí International Airport.
3 years ago
Jet with 104 passengers crashes just after takeoff in Cuba
3 years ago

What you need to know about Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, as Raul Castro steps down

Cuba turned the page on a new political era today as Raul Castro stepped down as president and handed over power to his handpicked successor, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
3 years ago
What you need to know about Cuba's new president, as Raul Castro exits
3 years ago

Who is the president of Cuba?

Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected on April 18, 2018.
3 years ago
Who is the president of Cuba?
3 years ago

How the end of the Castro era affects US travel to Cuba

Miguel Díaz-Canel is the next president of Cuba.
3 years ago
How the end of the Castro era affects US travel to Cuba
3 years ago

Fidel Castro's revolution lives on in this Cuban mountain range

Cubans say they are still grateful for the land reforms and modern amenities Castro's leftist revolution brought.
3 years ago
Fidel Castro's revolution lives on in this Cuban mountain range
3 years ago

Cuba without a Castro: What comes next as the revolutionary dynasty ends?

For the first time in more than 50 years, Cuba won't be led by a Castro.
3 years ago
Cuba without a Castro: What comes next as the revolutionary dynasty ends?
3 years ago

Cuba without a Castro: What comes next?

For the first time in more than 50 years, Cuba won't be led by a Castro.
3 years ago
Cuba without a Castro: What comes next?
3 years ago

US Embassy in Cuba makes staff cuts permanent after unexplained health 'attacks'

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba will operate with minimum essential personnel.
3 years ago
US Embassy in Cuba makes staff cuts permanent after unexplained health 'attacks'
3 years ago

Stunning new details in first medical report on US personnel in Cuba

The cause of the mysterious "health attacks" in Cuba remains a mystery.
3 years ago
Stunning new details in first medical report on US personnel in Cuba
3 years ago

US officials stumped on illnesses in Cuba, open door to 'viral' or 'ultrasound' cause

A new report claimed the FBI uncovered "no evidence" of a "sonic attack."
3 years ago
US officials stumped on illnesses in Cuba, open door to 'viral' or 'ultrasound' cause
3 years ago

US officials still stumped on mystery illnesses in Cuba, open door to 'viral' or 'ultrasound' cause

A new report claimed the FBI uncovered "no evidence" of a "sonic attack."
3 years ago
US officials stumped on illnesses in Cuba, open door to 'viral' or 'ultrasound' cause
3 years ago

New Cuba policy will restrict travel for Americans

The regulations are effective this week.
3 years ago
New Cuba policy will restrict travel for Americans
3 years ago

Cuban foreign minister accuses US of lying about mysterious health attacks

Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla blamed the U.S. for politicizing the attacks.
3 years ago
Cuban foreign minister accuses US of lying about mysterious health attacks
3 years ago
'Handful' of US citizens reported health attacks after visiting Cuba: State Dept.
3 years ago

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The U.S. is ordering the departure of 15 Cuban diplomats from the country's embassy in Washington, D.C., after 22 U.S. personnel have experienced severe health problems in Cuba.
3 years ago
US expels 15 Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington
3 years ago

US expels 15 Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The diplomats have seven days to leave.
3 years ago
US expels 15 Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington
3 years ago

Americans are warned against traveling to Cuba

After a series of mysterious attacks targeting U.S. diplomats, the State Department cut embassy staff in Havana by more than half and warned Americans against visiting the country.
3 years ago
Americans are warned against traveling to Cuba
3 years ago

US warns against travel to Cuba, cuts embassy staff after mysterious 'attacks'

The U.S. order is in response to recent "specific attacks."
3 years ago
US warns against travel to Cuba, cuts embassy staff after mysterious 'attacks'