SA medical student in Cuba commits suicide

2017-08-16 19:43

A third-year South African student studying medicine in Cuba has committed suicide.

US officials in Havana suffered mystery symptoms, triggering row

2017-08-10 09:15

Washington has expelled two Cuban diplomats after a number of US embassy staff were forced to leave Havana because of unspecified medical symptoms that were first reported last year, the State Department says.

Trump restores some Cuba penalties

2017-06-16 22:47

President Donald Trump says he's restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba lifted as part of the Obama administration's detente.

Cuba's colour, tastes and sounds are 2017's latest trend!

2017-05-15 05:00

The tastes, sounds and sights that make Cuba a top travel destination!

Cuba military says plane crashes, 8 dead

2017-04-30 10:57

A Cuban military plane has reportedly crashed in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight people.

Obama ends visa-free path for Cubans who make it to US soil

2017-01-13 12:13

Barack Obama is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to US soil to stay and become a legal resident, a senior administration official says.

For Gitmo prisoners, questions loom as Trump era begins

2016-12-15 14:32

It's an uncertain time at the Guantanamo prison, with detainees wondering about their future as the military works to wind down the jail at Barack Obama's direction - while standing ready to keep it open or even expand it after Donald Trump takes off.

Castro's troubled legacy in the Horn of Africa: hero or villain?

2016-12-09 17:03

Many Ethiopians regard Castro as the man who saved their country. Somalis view him as the man who denied them the Greater Somalia re-union, writes Martin Plaut.

Castro laid to rest in private ceremony, final wishes honoured

2016-12-05 13:23

A wooden box containing Fidel Castro's ashes has been placed by his brother into the side of a granite boulder that will become Cuba's only monument to the charismatic bearded rebel.

Fidel Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony

2016-12-04 18:52

Fidel Castro's ashes have been interred in a private ceremony, ending nine days of mourning for the man who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century.


Hearing loss of US diplomats in Cuba blamed on covert device

2017-08-10 10:25

The two-year-old US diplomatic relationship with Cuba has been roiled by what US officials believe was a string of bizarre incidents that left a group of American diplomats in Havana with severe hearing loss attributed to a covert sonic device.

Trump stance a 'setback' in US-Cuba relations: Castro

2017-07-15 10:16

Cuba's president said Donald Trump's hardline stance towards the country was a "setback" in relations with the United States after ties were gradually restored in 2015.

Trump to roll back some of Obama's Cuban outreach

2017-06-14 14:15

US President Donald Trump has vowed to revisit all of his predecessor's diplomatic successes and failures, but is he ready to slam the door on Cuba?

Raul Castro's daughter: His successor may surprise Cubans

2017-05-04 13:56

One of the highest-profile members of Cuba's ruling family says the country could be surprised by the person who succeeds her father as president.

Cuban biologist raises 2 chimps in her Havana apartment

2017-04-06 17:34

While zoos in other countries may have specialised facilities for raising baby animals, in Cuba the job falls to Marta Llanes, a 62-year-old zoologist who has cared for 10 baby chimps in her Havana apartment since 1983.

A true communist worth remembering

2016-12-18 06:17

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EU, Cuba to normalise relations

2016-12-13 06:12

The EU and Cuba have signed a deal to normalise ties that had been blocked for decades by human rights concerns under revolutionary icon Fidel Castro.

Cuban diplomat hopes Trump will improve US-Cuba ties

2016-12-08 14:52

A senior Cuban diplomat has said that she hopes US president-elect Donald Trump will take into account advances in US-Cuban relations and can even improve on them when he takes office.

WATCH: Fidel Castro laid to rest

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro has been buried

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Cuba to prohibit naming of monuments after Fidel

2016-12-04 17:51

President Raul Castro says Cuba will prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after his brother Fidel who died last week.

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