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In Cuba, desires for food and freedom may spark a rare day of protest

November 14, 2021 1:04 pm

A young generation of dissidents, who rely on the internet to spread their ideas, are calling for a “Civic March for Change” on Monday, November 15, a bold move with little precedent in Cuba.

Havana reopens its beaches, citing high vaccination rate

October 01, 2021 12:09 pm

Officials said the reopening was decided on because 90% of the city's residents are vaccinated against the coronavirus and the number of new cases has been declining.

CIA Vienna station chief removed amid 'Havana syndrome' criticism: report

September 24, 2021 6:09 pm

CIA Director William Burns said in July that about 100 CIA officers and family members were among some 200 US officials and kin sickened by Havana syndrome.

Prince Charles becomes first British royal to visit Cuba

March 25, 2019 8:29 am

During his three-day historic visit, which is part of a broader Caribbean tour, the 70-year old Prince of Wales is set to dine with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, tour Havana's restored colonial district, visit community and green energy projects.

After Irma ravages Havana, city highlights housing replacement drive

September 17, 2017 7:56 am

The city's aim had been to build 3,000 homes per year, which would have solved 80-90 percent of Havana's housing needs by 2020, Santos said. However, a lack of resources meant it had only managed to build between 2,200 and 2,300 homes per year so far.

US, Cuba resume talks amid Venezuela tensions

March 17, 2015 2:56 pm

Havana called Obama's new sanctions "arbitrary and aggressive."

Vice President Hamid Ansari meets revolutionary icon Fidel Castro

March 12, 2014 4:45 pm

Ansari also had a 75-minute meeting with 82-year-old Cuban President Raul Castro.

Once Havana's most famous bar,Sloppy Joe's reopens after 50 years

April 13, 2013 11:42 am

I'm very excited. Sloppy Joe's is open. The past and present have been united,says Barbara a tourist.

The Stomachs of Strongmen

August 23, 2011 12:13 am

Latin America’s most indomitable strongmen and best friends have both been felled by abdominal woes.

A ghost reappears

August 17, 2010 2:47 am

Fidel’s return is a mixed blessing for his brother....