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Obama administration ends 20-year-old immigration policy for Cubans

January 13, 2017 8:13 am

Cuban officials said the US policy had promoted illegal migration, people-trafficking and dangerous journeys across the Florida Straits on flimsy vessels.

Cuba wants to sign accords with US before Barack Obama exit: Officials

December 08, 2016 7:59 am

The more Cuba and the United States deepen their detente, the more irreversible it will become, analysts said.

Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Fidel Castro ends

December 06, 2016 5:16 pm

Bars and cafe were selling alcohol again and Cubans could be seen discretely sipping beers on stoops or drinking from little boxes of cheap white rum.

Cuba nears end of mourning for Fidel Castro with second big rally

December 04, 2016 7:04 am

The event, expected to end with a speech by Cuban President Raul Castro, was attended by presidents of neighbouring nations.

Vintage Cars used for Fast and Furious 8 shoot in Cuba

May 09, 2016 2:30 pm

For its eighth film the "Fast and Furious" franchise is taking a different route by featuring vintage cars.

Since 1959 Cuban revolution, first US cruise arrives in Havana

May 02, 2016 10:04 pm

Carnival says the Adonia will cruise twice a month from Miami to Havana, where it will start a $1,800 per person seven-day circuit of Cuba with stops in the cities of Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba.

Fidel Castro appears in public after nine months, criticizes Obama's Cuba visit

April 08, 2016 1:14 pm

The last time Castro appeared in public was nine months ago, when state TV showed him with civilians who work with the armed forces and the interior ministry.

Rolling Stones in Cuba: Band delivers historic free concert before hundreds of thousands

March 26, 2016 11:28 am

In the heat of Cuba's revolution from the 1960s to the 1980s, foreign bands such as The Rolling Stones were considered subversive and blocked from the radio.

Cubans marvel at rare questioning of President Castro by US journalists

March 22, 2016 9:48 am

In one eye-catching moment, Castro's response suggested that perhaps Havana is not always perfect on human rights.

Obama spars with Cuba's Castro over human rights in historic visit

March 22, 2016 9:30 am

Obama did not respond to the demand on Guantanamo Bay but said he was optimistic about the elimination of sanctions against Cuba.


Defying rain, Obama tours old Havana on foot with family

March 21, 2016 8:25 am

President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic three-day visit to Cuba.


Obama set to make historic trip to Cuba

February 19, 2016 6:00 pm