Havana

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 and exhorting them to help his ideas survive.

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.

'What's up Cuba?' Obama starts historic visit

Barack Obama landed in Cuba for a historic visit to end a half-century-long Cold War standoff, although rain and a no less heavy police presence dampened the festive mood.

Raul Castro calls for US to lift trade embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro has told the UN that normal relations with the US will only be possible if America takes a number of measures including the abolition of its trade embargo.

Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro

Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana.

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 and exhorting them to help his ideas survive.

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.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

'What's up Cuba?' Obama starts historic visit

Barack Obama landed in Cuba for a historic visit to end a half-century-long Cold War standoff, although rain and a no less heavy police presence dampened the festive mood.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Raul Castro calls for US to lift trade embargo

Cuban President Raul Castro has told the UN that normal relations with the US will only be possible if America takes a number of measures including the abolition of its trade embargo.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro

Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana.