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Cuba celebrates patron saint

Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.

Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.

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First US-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in five decades

For the first time in more than half a century, a scheduled, commercial passenger flight has travelled from the United States to Cuba.

For the first time in more than half a century, a scheduled, commercial passenger flight has travelled from the United States to Cuba.

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Cuba feels the benefits of being back in favour in Washington

After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.

After more than half a century of freezing Cuba out of diplomatic relations the last year has seen an abrupt turnaround between Havana and Washington.

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Cuba celebrates Fidel Castro's 90th birthday with fireworks and dancing

Thousands partied along Havana’s Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday (August 13), celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm

Thousands partied along Havana’s Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday (August 13), celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm

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Thousands head to Cuba as tourism takes off

If you’re looking for a holiday in the sun – mixed with a unique history and culture, then you might consider going to Cuba.

If you’re looking for a holiday in the sun – mixed with a unique history and culture, then you might consider going to Cuba.

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Fidel Castro turns 90 - the last major communist figure in the West

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

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Colombian child soldiers to be removed from FARC rebel ranks

The Colombian government has agreed a plan to reintegrate child soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, into society. The

The Colombian government has agreed a plan to reintegrate child soldiers from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, into society. The

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Gay rights marchers in Cuba celebrate progress

Hundreds of supporters of gay rights in Cuba have marched along the famous Malecon seafront in Havana, to celebrate the advances made in recent

Hundreds of supporters of gay rights in Cuba have marched along the famous Malecon seafront in Havana, to celebrate the advances made in recent

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Russia gives heroes welcome to Cuban spies

Known as 'The Cuban Five', they were recently released by the US after 15 years in prison for espionage, as part of the thawing of relations between the former Cold War foes.

Known as 'The Cuban Five', they were recently released by the US after 15 years in prison for espionage, as part of the thawing of relations between the former Cold War foes.

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Chanel stages fashion extravaganza in Cuba

The celebrity spotlight was on Havana this week as an elite crowd of supermodels and Hollywood actors including Gisele Bundchen and Tilda Swinton

The celebrity spotlight was on Havana this week as an elite crowd of supermodels and Hollywood actors including Gisele Bundchen and Tilda Swinton

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Hemingway biopic is first Hollywood film shot in Cuba

‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’ holds the distinction of being the first Hollywood production to shoot on the island since the 1959 revolution. The film is

‘Papa: Hemingway in Cuba’ holds the distinction of being the first Hollywood production to shoot on the island since the 1959 revolution. The film is

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British foreign secretary visits Cuba

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visited Havana on Thursday for talks with his Cuban counterpart in the first such visit since 1959

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visited Havana on Thursday for talks with his Cuban counterpart in the first such visit since 1959

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Cuba's Castro brothers to "give way to a younger generation"

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro stole the show at the five-yearly Communist party Congress in Havana as he made a rare appearance along side his

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro stole the show at the five-yearly Communist party Congress in Havana as he made a rare appearance along side his

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Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance at Havana school

The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance. The 89 year old was visiting a school in Havana named after his late

The former Cuban president Fidel Castro has made a rare public appearance. The 89 year old was visiting a school in Havana named after his late

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Two die in tourist bus crash in Cuba

A bus carrying German and Austrian tourists has crashed in the central Cuban city of Santi Spiritus. Two people have been killed and 28 others

A bus carrying German and Austrian tourists has crashed in the central Cuban city of Santi Spiritus. Two people have been killed and 28 others

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Cubans get satisfaction as Rolling Stones rock Havana

They’ve jumped around to “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” for decades – but never before in Cuba. The Rolling Stones staged their free concert in Havana on

They’ve jumped around to “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” for decades – but never before in Cuba. The Rolling Stones staged their free concert in Havana on

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The Rolling Stones land in Havana for first Cuban concert

The band known in Cuba as “Los Rollings” have arrived in Havana. Following in President Obama’s footsteps, the Rolling Stones touched down ahead of a

The band known in Cuba as “Los Rollings” have arrived in Havana. Following in President Obama’s footsteps, the Rolling Stones touched down ahead of a

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Tampa Bay ray of light on US Cuban relations

The historic baseball match between Cuba and the Tampa Bay Rays was beautiful theatre. Baseball diplomacy in Havana.

The historic baseball match between Cuba and the Tampa Bay Rays was beautiful theatre. Baseball diplomacy in Havana.

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USA-Cuba: the winds of change

In the wake of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Cuba, Business Line looks at the changes taking place there - including the economy, tourism and technology.

In the wake of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Cuba, Business Line looks at the changes taking place there - including the economy, tourism and technology.