ARTICLES RELATING TO RAUL CASTRO

Obama's Miami connections helped smooth path to meeting with Castro

2015-04-13 10:21

Barack Obama’s historic talks with Cuban President Raul Castro were the culmination of a long quest by the US president, a report says.

US, Cuba turn page from past towards future

2015-04-12 07:39

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have set the stage for a return to normalised relations after more than 50 years of enmity. But Latin America's open wounds have not yet completely healed.

Obama, Castro to hold historic talks

2015-04-10 22:12

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro are expected to hold talks raising the prospect of the first substantive meeting between an American and Cuban leader in more than five decades.

Obama, Castro to meet in Panama

2015-04-10 07:35

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have arrived in Panama for the start of the Summit of the Americas.

Obama has more Cuban fans than Castro - survey

2015-04-09 08:23

In the first poll of Cubans in their country since the US and Cuba moved toward closer ties, President Barack Obama was more popular than the Castro brothers, a survey has found.

Fidel Castro appears in public for first time in over a year

2015-04-04 16:42

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro, 88, has appeared in public "full of vitality" for the first time in more than a year, greeting a delegation of Venezuelans.

US wants Cuba embassy by April

2015-02-07 06:30

The United States is pressing Cuba to allow the opening of its embassy in Havana by April.

Fidel Castro: I don't trust the US

2015-01-27 07:38

Fidel Castro has said in a letter attributed to him that he does not trust the US, nor has he spoken with representatives from the country.

Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

2014-12-19 06:49

A lack of unanimity toward Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba complicates any congressional effort to scuttle the most significant change in policy toward Cuba.

Pope weighs in on US-Cuba talks, hails move

2014-12-18 10:25

Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for the breakthrough in US-Cuban relations, hailed as 'historic' in Europe and South America and prompting celebrations on the streets of Havana.

 

Obama back home after landmark Castro talks

2015-04-12 10:11

US President Barack Obama has arrived home to Washington, hours after unprecedented face-to-face talks with Cuban President Raul Castro and a first meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Obama, Castro vow new future for US and Cuba

2015-04-11 20:30

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have vowed to pursue a new future for US-Cuba ties, in a stunning reversal over 50 years of animosity between the two countries.

Obama, Castro to come face to face amid bid to restore ties

2015-04-10 11:06

As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather in Panama, all eyes will be on two presidents: Barack Obama and Raul Castro, as the US and Cuba seek to restore ties they abandoned decades ago.

Obama advised to take Cuba off terror list

2015-04-10 05:38

President Barack Obama has moved closer to removing a major hurdle in the US-Cuba diplomatic thaw, as a lawmaker indicated he could take Havana off a list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Obama, Castro to break ice in person

2015-04-08 23:19

US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro will have a historic face-to-face encounter at the Summit of the Americas this week, breaking the ice after decades of glacial relations.

US senators seek to lift us embargo on Cuba

2015-02-13 11:44

A group of US senators has proposed legislation that would end the more than half-century long trade embargo on Cuba.

US lawmakers seek to end Cuba travel restrictions

2015-01-29 15:30

Eight Republican and Democratic US senators will introduce legislation to end restrictions on US citizens' travel to Cuba, the first effort in Congress toward ending the US embargo.

Loosening of embargo to ease Cuba travel, trade

2015-01-15 20:00

The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the US embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment.

SA hails Obama’s US-Cuba initiative

2014-12-18 12:45

South Africa has hailed US President Barack Obama's announcement of moves to 'normalise' his country's diplomatic ties with Cuba.

Miami Cubans slam Obama's 'betrayal'

2014-12-18 09:21

Cubans in Miami's Little Havana have reacted with anger to President Barack Obama's dramatic bid to end a half-decade Cold War with the communist-ruled island.

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