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The sun rises over Cuba after Fidel

Residents of Havana were just beginning to digest the news of the former leader's death with their morning coffee

Residents of Havana were just beginning to digest the news of the former leader's death with their morning coffee

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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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Kruse cruises to gold in Havana Fencing Grand Prix

He had to settle for second best in his previous tournament in Turin, but in Havana Britain’s Richard Kruse tasted gold after winning the men’s

He had to settle for second best in his previous tournament in Turin, but in Havana Britain’s Richard Kruse tasted gold after winning the men’s

Culture

US painting duo seeks inspiration in Cuba

US artists Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone are a creative duo who have been painting together since 2009. They recently travelled to Cuba to

US artists Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone are a creative duo who have been painting together since 2009. They recently travelled to Cuba to

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New York Cosmos plays historic football match in Havana

The New York Cosmos football team visited Havana to play an exhibition match against the Cuban national football team. The Cosmos won 4-1. Brazilian

The New York Cosmos football team visited Havana to play an exhibition match against the Cuban national football team. The Cosmos won 4-1. Brazilian

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Spanish airline Iberia resumes flights to Havana

Spanish airline Iberia is resuming flights from Madrid to Havana. It grounded the Cuba link and other South America routes in 2013. Iberia believes a

Spanish airline Iberia is resuming flights from Madrid to Havana. It grounded the Cuba link and other South America routes in 2013. Iberia believes a

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EU and Cuba to quicken push for deal, says Mogherini in Havana

The European Union and Cuba plan to speed up the pace of talks on improving bilateral talks in the hope of reaching a basic deal by the end of 2015, the EU's foreign policy chief says.

The European Union and Cuba plan to speed up the pace of talks on improving bilateral talks in the hope of reaching a basic deal by the end of 2015, the EU's foreign policy chief says.

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Cubans in Havana and Miami react to new US-Cuba relationship

In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop

In the Cuban capital Havana, there were celebrations at the news of the thaw in relations with the US. If Obama succeeds in getting Congress to drop

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Putin in Havana as Russia wipes billions off Cuban debt

Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America. His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet

Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun a six-day tour or Latin America. His first stop is Cuba, the Cold War ally of the former Soviet

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Liparteliani shines in Cuba

Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won the gold medal at the Havana Grand Prix in Cuba on Sunday after outclassing Brazil’s Tiago Camilo in the under 90

Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won the gold medal at the Havana Grand Prix in Cuba on Sunday after outclassing Brazil’s Tiago Camilo in the under 90

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Cigar festival in Cuba

Hundreds of cigar afficionados took part in an unusual contest at Havana’s cigar festival on Thursday: a competion to see who could keep the longest

Hundreds of cigar afficionados took part in an unusual contest at Havana’s cigar festival on Thursday: a competion to see who could keep the longest

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Russia navy visit Cuba

A Russian naval task force has arrived in Cuba for a five day visit. The Russian crews are expected to participate in various cultural and sporting

A Russian naval task force has arrived in Cuba for a five day visit. The Russian crews are expected to participate in various cultural and sporting

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A white knight for democracy or a defector to the dark side?

The American at the centre of his country’s biggest-ever confidentiality controversy, Edward Snowden, insisted he went public about his country’s

The American at the centre of his country’s biggest-ever confidentiality controversy, Edward Snowden, insisted he went public about his country’s

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Colombia and FARC rebels begin fresh talks in Cuba

A new round of peace talks is underway in Cuba between the Colombian government and Marxist FARC rebels. After a month-long break in the process

A new round of peace talks is underway in Cuba between the Colombian government and Marxist FARC rebels. After a month-long break in the process

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Cuba: Miami cargo ship sails into history books

The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years. The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying

The Ana Cecilia has become the first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years. The vessel arrived in Havana Bay on Friday, carrying

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Iconic Havana bar celebrates 70th birthday

The famous Bodeguita del Medio bar in Cuba is celebrating seven decades in business. The Havana bar, owned by the government, has been frequented

The famous Bodeguita del Medio bar in Cuba is celebrating seven decades in business. The Havana bar, owned by the government, has been frequented

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Surprise appearance by Castro

Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Cuba’s Communist Party Congress in Havana, receiving thunderous applause from the 1,000 delegates.

Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance at Cuba’s Communist Party Congress in Havana, receiving thunderous applause from the 1,000 delegates.

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Cuban drought hits water supplies

A severe drought that has struck Cuba for the past eighteen months is affecting the water supplies of more than half a million people. Many in

A severe drought that has struck Cuba for the past eighteen months is affecting the water supplies of more than half a million people. Many in