World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
US President Barack Obama said on Monday that he hopes the United States will open an embassy in Cuba by the time of a Western Hemisphere summit in Panama in mid-April.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 27, 2015
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan arrives in Cuba on Thursday to help prod negotiators from the Colombian government and leftist guerrillas to clinch a peace agreement.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 26, 2015
Six former Guantanamo Bay prisoners sent to Uruguay as part of a push by President Barack Obama to close the US military's prison camp in Cuba were "turned halfway into vegetables" during their detention, outgoing President Jose Mujica said on Wednes...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
The top US diplomat for Latin America expressed concern on Monday about the "violent silencing" of dissidents in Cuba, days before the resumption of US-Cuba talks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
Cigar aficionados will pay tribute to Winston Churchill in Havana on Monday as the world's largest Cuban cigar festival opens with a nod to the late leader's favorite brand of cheroot.
World News | Sunday February 22, 2015
The mayor of Caracas, who was detained and charged with plotting to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government, will appeal the "baseless" allegations, his lawyer said on Saturday.
Reuters | Saturday February 21, 2015
Cuba pledged online access for all its people again on Friday, admitting it cannot develop without being better connected.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 10, 2015
Netflix said "a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows" would be available.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
Direct flights between New York and Havana are to resume next month when a US charter company seeks to profit from a growing rapprochement between the United States and Cuba.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Cuban state media released the first photographs of former president Fidel Castro to be published in nearly six months late Monday in a bid to quiet rumors that his health is failing.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday February 1, 2015
North America has an "enormous interest" in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday during a weekend meeting with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 30, 2015
Efforts to improve ties with Cuba will not extend to handing control of Guantanamo Bay back to Havana, the White House said on Thursday.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.