Senator calls 'Cuba Twitter' a cockamamie idea

2014-04-08 20:22

A Twitter-like Cuban social media network that the US government built to stir unrest was a "cockamamie" idea doomed to discovery and failure, a key US senator has said.

US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

2014-04-03 19:03

The US govt masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" - a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, The Associated Press has learned.

Cuban law to attract foreign investment

2014-03-30 13:16

Cuba's National Assembly has passed a new foreign investment law that aims to bring badly needed capital to the communist economy by offering steep tax cuts.

Cigars shortened to counter anti-smoking laws

2014-02-25 21:32

Shorter cigars that can be savoured more quickly are Cuba's strategic response to global anti-tobacco campaigns.

EU eyes warmer Cuba ties

2014-02-10 20:00

The European Union has agreed to launch negotiations with Cuba to increase trade and investment, in its most significant diplomatic shift since 2008.

Anger as new, used cars go on sale in Cuba

2014-01-03 22:26

Cubans hoping to snap up imported cars after the relaxation of restrictions dating back half a century had a shock with prices way out the reach of anyone but the elite.


US travellers to Cuba continues to rise

2014-04-08 08:26

Americans are feeling the call of the island of Cuba, a study off data from US airports and Cuba's National Statistics Office has revealed.

Foreigners still distrust Cuban law

2014-03-31 15:42

Cuba has declared itself open for business with a new foreign investment law, but faces deep scepticism given a history that includes jailing foreign executives.

Cuban spy released from US prison

2014-02-27 21:06

A Cuban spy has been released from a US prison after more than 15 years behind bars, and will be turned over to immigration to be deported.

North Korean ship seized with arms returning to Cuba

2014-02-15 20:24

A North Korean ship caught in July while trying to move undeclared Cuban weapons through the Panama Canal, has left to return to Cuba.

5.0 earthquake sways buildings in Havana

2014-01-10 06:57

A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has struck off Cuba in the Straits of Florida, swaying medium-rise buildings in the Cuban capital.

Cuban ban on car imports is history

2014-01-03 08:50

Cuba is now allowing new cars to be imported, revoking a ban that has lasted for decades..

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