September 17, 2019 11:17 am
Guantánamo has held a cumulative total of about 770 foreign men and boys as wartime prisoners at different times, with the prison population peaking at 677 in 2003.
September 13, 2019 12:26 am
Dozens of accounts of journalists for Cuban state-run media as well as the official account for the Communications Ministry were also blocked in the crackdown late on Wednesday.
September 12, 2019 9:25 am
The Trump administration has tightened the decades-old embargo on Cuba in what it says is an attempt to get the Communist government to reform and drop support for Venezuela's embattled socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
April 18, 2019 12:55 am
Bolton's announcement of the new sanctions came just hours after the Trump administration said it was lifting a long-standing ban against US citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution.
April 14, 2019 10:35 am
Cuba relies on imports directly or indirectly for much of what it produces and consumes, including fuel and food, and purchases the supplies with foreign currency it earns from exports and obtains through credits.
February 24, 2019 7:33 pm
Foreign and local observers said they expect between 70 percent and 80 percent of voters to ratify the new constitution and a greater number of no votes and abstentions among the country’s 8 million registered voters.
February 14, 2019 8:01 pm
Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since what is called the Bolivarian Revolution began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.
December 23, 2018 9:30 am
The constitution maintains Cuba as a centrally planned economy ruled by a single Communist Party, but recognizes private property for the first time and paves the way for a separate referendum on legalizing gay marriage.
December 05, 2018 9:31 am
Until now, Cubans have had access only to state-run email accounts on their phones.
November 30, 2018 1:27 pm
Canada says it is considering all options regarding its embassy in Cuba.
January 31, 2019 9:56 am
A quarter of the city's roughly 2 million people were without power Monday afternoon and more than 200,000 people had lost water service because of a broken main and power cuts that left pumps out of service
April 19, 2018 2:03 pm
The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro. It is the first time in almost sixty years that a Castro will not be the president of Cuba.
March 21, 2016 7:40 pm
President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic three-day visit to Cuba.
February 19, 2016 6:00 pm