Cuba

September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017

US cuts embassy staff, urges no travel to Cuba

The United States is warning Americans against visiting Cuba and ordering more than half of US personnel to leave the island, senior officials say, in a dramatic response to what they described as ...

December 5, 2016
December 5, 2016

Fidel Castro interred in rock

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning and aimed to literally set in stone the legacy...

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Friends gather at Castro funeral

Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro's funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba...

November 27, 2016
November 27, 2016

Maradona mourns "second father" Castro

For football great Diego Maradona, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro was more than a friend and fellow Latin American legend, he was "a second father."

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016
USA

Historic leader Fidel Castro turns 90 in new Cuba

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro turns 90 on Saturday in an island transformed from the one he led for half a century. Both loved as a hero and hated as a dictator, Castro is one of the...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

[WATCH] ‘Fast & Furious 8’ shooting clip with cars flying out of building

Fast & Furious 8, the eighth movie of the franchise, is currently being shot at downtown Cleveland in the US. A video clip of the shooting becomes viral in the internet that shows four cars...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Fidel Castro's rare speech saying he's nearing end

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivers a valedictory speech Tuesday to the Communist Party that he put in power a half-century ago, telling party members he is nearing the end of his life...

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Nine inmates released from Guantanamo

Nine Yemeni prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have arrived in Saudi Arabia after being transferred, US officials say.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Rolling Stones unleash rock and roll on massive Cuban crowd

The Rolling Stones unleash two hours of shrieking, thundering rock and roll on an ecstatic crowd of hundreds of thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors, capping one of the most momentous weeks in...

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

Obama, Castro hail 'new day' for US-Cuba relations

Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro vow in Havana to set aside their differences in pursuit of what the US president calls a "new day" for the long bitterly divided neighbors.