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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.
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
With a wave before boarding Air Force 1 President Baracj Obama left Cuba. But it is an image that does not portray the deep significance of President
Even in Cuba the victims of the Brussels bomb attacks were remembered in a minutes silence at the start of a baseball match attended by President
The economy and human rights will be high on the agenda of talks between the US and Cuban presidents as they meet in the Cuban capital
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
President Barack Obama and his family visit Havana’s old quarter as a three-day-trip gets under way to the country which hasn’t seen a US president
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
Just days before President Obama visits Cuba, the European Union has normalised relations with the Communist-run island. Hosted by President Raul
US President Barack Obama has confirmed he’s to make a historic visit to Cuba next month. It’ll be the first sitting American presidential trip to
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
This is Cuba president Raul Castro at the tomb of the unknown soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Castro’s visit to France is the first
Cuban leader Raul Castro and France’s President Hollande have celebrated a successful start to the veteran Communist’s tour of France. He is the
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.
Pope Francis has so far avoided overt discussion of Cuban politics during his first ever trip to the communist-run island. The 78-year-old Argentine
With Pope Francis’s visit to Cuba fast approaching the Cuban authorities have addressed one of the outstanding issues cited by its critics. On Friday
Francois Hollande has topped off a historic visit to Cuba by meeting both President Raul Castro and – unexpectedly – the communist country’s
President Francois Hollande meets both President Raul Castro and his brother, the former leader Fidel Castro during historic visit to communist Cuba by a French head of state.
The Cuban President Raul Castro paid a special visit to Pope Francis in Vatican City on Sunday. The stopover comes ahead of the pontiff’s trip to the
Gearing up for Saturday's Victory Day Parade Cuban President Raul Castro met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday.
Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history by holding the first formal, face to face talks between leaders of the United States and
Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have held the first formal face to face talks between leaders of the United States and Cuba in more than half
Day two of the Summit of the Americas opened in Panama City where President Barack Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro are due to hold their first formal
Scuffles broke out on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama between supporters and opponents of the Cuban government. Prominent
Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history – shaking hands in a symbolically charged gesture as they seek to restore ties after
President Obama and President Fidel Castro’s brother-successor Raul shook hands symbolically at the funeral of Nelson Mandela in 2013 in Soweto. This
The US has downplayed calls by Cuba's president for the return of the US Guantanamo naval base
President Raul Castro has warned critics in the US he will not accept any interference in Cuba’s internal affairs despite attempts at a rapprochement