Cuba wants to produce 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine this year, which would be the first developed in Latin America.
The faithful travelled to the shrine to give thanks and to ask for support and good health in the coming year.
Cases of coronavirus are spreading rapidly in parts of Latin America and threaten to overwhelm already weak medical services
Cuban activists who made it to Brussels called on the EU to put pressure on Cuba to respect human rights.
A powerful 7.7 earthquake struck south of Cuba and Jamaica, the US Geological Survey said.
The State Department said the two Cuban nationals allegedly tried to conduct "influence operations in the United States."
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Here are some of our best no comment videos from this week.
Children splashed inside a mobile pool in the El Infernal neighborhood in the province of Pinar del Rio, part of Cuba's renowned tobacco-growing zone.
In the latest episode of Postcards, we visit Cuba's southeastern Santiago de Cuba Province to celebrate its distinctive and diverse cultural history.
Gay rights activists organised an unauthorised march down eight blocks of one of Havana's main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police.
Cuba imports 60 to 70% of its food and blames the latest shortages on the decades long US trade embargo.