World | Associated Press | Thursday January 29, 2015
Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the US base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages before the two nations re-establish normal relations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 29, 2015
Fidel Castro is "in very good health," a Brazilian activist said on Wednesday, a day after meeting the former Cuban leader after weeks of feverish speculation concerning the 88-year-old's medical condition.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 29, 2015
Cuba will not accept any interference from the United States, President Raul Castro said on Wednesday, warning that meddling in its internal affairs would make rapprochement between the two countries "meaningless."
Associated Press | Tuesday January 27, 2015
A small minority have covertly engineered a partial solution by pooling funds to create a private network of more than 9,000 computers.
World | Agence France- Presse | Thursday January 22, 2015
Cuba and the United States have much to negotiate before the two nations can normalize ties frozen for more than five decades, top US diplomat John Kerry said Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
The first book published by a longtime Guantanamo Bay inmate that describes torture, humiliation and despair during 13 years in captivity was selling briskly in the United States on Wednesday and drawing hard-won attention to his case.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in 35 years begins talks on Wednesday aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and eventually normalizing relations between two adversaries who have been locked in Cold War-era hostilities.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 21, 2015
President Barack Obama says US policy toward Cuba is "long past its expiration date" and is urging Congress to end the long-running embargo.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday January 20, 2015
A US contractor who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address: a seat near first lady Michelle Obama.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 19, 2015
A delegation of US lawmakers headed by Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, on Sunday, met with dissidents for the first time since the countries announced plans to normalize ties, an activist said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 18, 2015
Just a month after the US government eased travel restrictions on Cuba, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning a trip to the island nation.
World | Associated Press | Thursday January 15, 2015
Five men from Yemen have been released from the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after more than a dozen years of captivity.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Most of the 53 Cuban prisoners released from jail under a historic US-Cuba accord remain bound to the justice system under conditions that could easily return them to prison, dissident leaders say.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 12, 2015
Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the U.S. said on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday January 10, 2015
Social media around the world have been flooded with rumors of Fidel Castro's death, but there was no sign on Friday that the reports were true, even if the 88-year-old former Cuban leader has not been seen in public for months.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 7, 2015
US President Barack Obama embarked on a new year of foreign policy by welcoming Mexico's embattled President to the White House on Tuesday, seeking help to jump start a new US approach to immigration, Cuba and trade.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday January 6, 2015
US President Barack Obama is hosting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN'-yuh nee-EH'-toh) at the White House and looking for help implementing his changing policies on immigration and Cuba.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 4, 2015
Only two-and-a-half weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama announced a historic prisoner exchange and re-establishment of long-broken ties with Cuba, his new policy is encountering obstacles that threaten to flare up when Congress returns next week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 1, 2015
A Cuban crackdown on dissident activists caused a new rift with the United States on Wednesday, the first diplomatic scuffle since this month's historic announcement of a renewal in ties.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 1, 2015
A Cuban crackdown on dissident activists caused a new rift on Wednesday with the United States, the first diplomatic scuffle since this month's historic announcement of a renewal in ties.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The United States on Wednesday condemned what it called Cuba's practice of repression following the detention of several activists, in the first major test of President Barack Obama's policy shift toward normalizing relations with the communist-ruled...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a frequent critic of the United States, congratulated the Castro brothers Friday on Cuba's rapprochement with Washington, but warned that the embargo on the island would remain for a long time.
World | Associated Press | Thursday December 25, 2014
The church and the Cuban state were in a state of open hostility in the years immediately after the 1959 revolution that put Fidel Castro in power, a time when some anti-Castro militias used churches to store weapons.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The State Department envoy responsible for negotiating prisoner transfers from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is resigning, officials said on Monday, even as President Barack Obama is promising a stepped-up push to close the facility...