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The Iranian foreign minister and an entourage of around a hundred political and economic delegates have left Cuba for stage two of a whistlestop tour of Latin…
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.
Cuba is celebrating Fidel Castro's 90th birthday with a giant birthday cake and flags reading 'Gracias, Fidel'.
Hundreds of supporters of gay rights in Cuba have marched along the famous Malecon seafront in Havana, to celebrate the advances made in recent
No surprises in Cuba, where the Communist party has agreed that Raul Castro should serve a second term as head of the party. The 84-year old has
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
From the sepia tainted era of President Calvin Coolidge’s arrival in Cuba by warship to the jet powered landing by President Barack Obama – it is a
More than 50 dissidents have been arrested just hours before US President Barack Obama touched down in Cuba. Members of the group, the Ladies in
They are unlikely pen-pals. But Barack Obama and a Cuban pensioner have exchanged letters, with the US leader responding to the 76-year-old’s
US President Barack Obama is to pay a historic visit to Cuba "in the coming weeks" marking the conclusion of his efforts to restore relations following half a century of tensions between Washington an
Direct airline services between the US and Cuba are to be resumed after more than 50 years. Officials are due to sign an aviation pact in Havana
The diplomatic courtship steps up a gear, with Raul Castro in Paris for the first visit to Europe by a Cuban leader for two decades.
The inauguration of a Cuban embassy in Washington drew rival protesters with chant's of "Viva Cuba" competing with "Free Cuba" as experts said much more needs to be done to enact lasting change.
For the first time in 54 years, the Cuban flag was raised over raising its Washington embassy. It marks a milestone in the diplomatic thaw that began last year.
The EU and Cuba have accelerated talks to normalise relations. The US is also ending decades of estrangement as Cuba’s Communist regime allows
Cubans are welcoming President Obama’s decision to remove the country from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. The move was widely predicted
Photographs of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appeared in the state media on Monday for the first time since August, showing him interacting with a
A dozen victims of the armed conflict between the Colombian government and left-wing FARC rebels have taken part in peace talks in Havana. It is
Melba Hernandez, known as the heroine of the Cuban Revolution, has died aged 92. She was one of two women who helped Fidel Castro launch his
Just days after his Communist Revolution’s 55th anniversary, former President Fidel Castro has been seen in public, for the first time since last
For half a century Cubans have not been able to indulge in one of the modern world’s great passions, cars. Until now people have had to apply to
In Cuba today, there’s a hit video game glorifying as heroes the victors of the revolution 55 years ago. The players slip into Fidel Castro’s and Che
Cuba’s President Raul Castro addressed the country’s relations with the United States during his year-end speech in parliament. Castro told
Cuban president Raul Castro has called on the US to establish civilized relations with his country. The two countries – which have long been
Cuba’s former leader, Fidel Castro has celebrated his 87th birthday. Though the ailing revolutionary icon has kept a low profile since stepping down
The Cuban flag revisited is one of the latest themes in artist Michel Mirabal’s body of work. The Cuban painter is among the best known of his
“I don’t like politics,” says one of Cuban punk rock band Porno para Ricardo’s most popular songs. The group was formed in 1998 by Gorki Aguila, a
They are artists, intellectuals or bloggers, and they want Cuba to open up to the world. Whether they are dissidents or not, a new generation of