Raul Castro

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 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.

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 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

Colombia's president, Farc announce justice deal

Colombia's president and Farc rebel leader announce a deal on setting up special courts to try crimes committed during more than five decades of conflict.

April 10, 2015
April 10, 2015

US and Cuba hold historic meeting

The highest level meeting between US and Cuba takes place in Panama for the first time in more than half a century.