News from Cuba


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General

  • Washington Post

    In the 2 1/2 months since Cuba gave its citizens internet access via cellphones, fast-moving changes are subtle but palpable as Cubans challenge government ...

  • The Economist

    THE DAY BEFORE Miguel Díaz-Canel became president of Cuba last April, a newscaster on state-controlled television urged Cubans to join in a tuitazo ...

  • Pacific Standard

    President Donald Trump may soon do a huge favor for Cuba's wealthy, upper-class exiles, many of whom are now United States citizens living in Miami.

  • Kansas City Star

    Royals slugger Jorge Soler discusses disappointment of injury as well as the joy of going home to Cuba.

  • Miami Herald

    Cuba's efforts to attract foreign investment to boost its ailing economy were limping along even before the Trump administration raised the possibility that it might ...

  • The Conversation - US

    Cuban exiles in the US may soon be able to sue companies that use property seized from them in the Cuban revolution. If Trump moves to allow that, it could ...

  • Space.com

    Astronomers just got the goods on the meteor that flared up over Cuba earlier this month.


Government

  • Arabnews

    Havana: Raul Castro, who stepped down Thursday as Cuba's president, lived most of his life in the shadow of his iconic brother Fidel. But after taking over in ...

  • Telegraph.co.uk

    When the Soviet Union collapsed, plunging Cuba into chaos, Miguel Diaz-Canel got on his bike. While other Communist Party cadres still commuted in their ...

  • Reuters

    With revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dead and his brother Raul vowing to step down as president in 15 months, it will soon be the hour of heir apparent Miguel ...

  • NACLA

    Almost exactly thirteen years ago, the first signs of what many island Cubans now refer to as “the eternal transition of power” were broadcast live on national TV.

  • Foreign Affairs

    Cuba is about to enter a new era. For the first time in nearly 60 years, the country will be led by someone not bearing the surname Castro. On April 19, First Vice ...

  • Reuters

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Two former senior Cuban government ministers — Felipe Perez Roque and Carlos Lage — resigned from their other jobs in the ...

  • Reuters

    HAVANA (Reuters) - When Cuban President Raul Castro named former engineering professor and long-time Communist Party insider Miguel Diaz-Canel as his ...

  • Miami Herald

    Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl Castro's apparent successor, has trod a careful path to the top. But without the support of the military and the Communist Party, being ...

  • Miami Herald

    When President Barack Obama visits Cuba next month, he will certainly be photographed — many, many times — with Raúl Castro, whose 84-year-old face ...

  • Express.co.uk

    WITH revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dead and his brother Raul vowing to step down as president in 15 months, it will soon be the hour of heir apparent ...


Government

  • Miami Herald

    Other historical leaders of the Cuban revolution could also leave their positions in April, when Raúl Castro is expected to leave the presidency. This political ...

  • Granma English

    Speech delivered by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the funeral ceremony for ...

  • The New York Times

    MIAMI — For the first time in decades, Cubans have a president whose last name is not Castro. But as the new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who ...

  • India Today

    Some of the main figures in the Cuban establishment as the government prepares to usher in new leadership: RAUL CASTRO. He became acting president in ...

  • Escambray

    José Ramón Machado Ventura described Fernández Álvarez as an audacious revolutionary, during the ceremony held at Havana's Colon Cemetery.


Government

  • Reuters

    Cubans go to the polls Sunday to ratify a Communist Party-proposed overhaul of the island's 1976 Magna Carta.

  • Miami Herald

    A cruise from the U.S. that was billed as a family reunion voyage that would allow Cuban residents to board the ship in Havana was turned away by the Cuban ...

  • Miami Herald

    The Cuban government didn't allow a cruise ship from the Port of Palm Beach to dock in Havana. The unusual voyage was billed as a reunion cruise that would ...

  • The Economist

    THE DAY BEFORE Miguel Díaz-Canel became president of Cuba last April, a newscaster on state-controlled television urged Cubans to join in a tuitazo ...

  • Pacific Standard

    President Donald Trump may soon do a huge favor for Cuba's wealthy, upper-class exiles, many of whom are now United States citizens living in Miami.


Culture

  • BBC News

    A commonly repeated belief says that Cuba's indigenous Taíno people were extirpated shortly after the Spanish conquest in 1511. Yet signs of living Taíno ...

  • Bowling Green Daily News

    When Miwon Choe, an art education professor at Western Kentucky University, set out to bring an exhibition of Cuban art to campus, she wanted to give an ...

  • The Colorado Sun

    HAVANA, Cuba — It takes less than an hour to fly from south Florida into Cuba. But descending through the clouds toward the island nation felt like entering ...

  • The New York Times

    HAVANA — “There is a centuries-old tradition of censorship that started during Spanish colonial times and continues today,” Antón Arrufat, one of Cuba's most ...

  • The Peninsula Qatar

    A law obliging Cuban artists to register with the ministry of culture has created controversy on the Caribbean island known for its spontaneous musical tradition.


Tourism

  • Forbes

    The Caribbean island is predicted to welcome record-breaking number of tourists in 2019, thanks to low-cost flights from the US and Canada, as well as ...

  • The Colorado Sun

    HAVANA, Cuba — It takes less than an hour to fly from south Florida into Cuba. But descending through the clouds toward the island nation felt like entering ...

  • Travel News | eTurboNews

    Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy.

  • Granma English

    As a good example of the impact of foreign investment, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, described tourism, ...

  • NBC2 News

    It was destined to be the newest hottest vacation spot for Americans and nearly everyone wanted to see the country that had been suspended in time. Cuba was ...


Places

  • CNNMore than 100 killed after Cuban airplane goes down in Havana  Bradenton Herald
  • Luxury Travel Advisor

    Luxury cruise lines have planned enticing maiden calls to Cuba, Japan, Italy and Greece. See what's on tap for 2019 to 2021 here.

  • Granma English

    Two rooms, one that served as a living-dining room and the other a bedroom, plus a tiny bathroom and kitchen, comprised apartment 603 in the building at 164 ...

  • Granma English

    It is rare to find among Cuban press any commentary or feature specifically devoted to our President; who leads the nation collectively, and with the absolute ...

  • Granma English

    The Hero of the Republic of Cuba and retired Brigadier General, José Ramón Fernández Álvarez, passed away in the early hours of Sunday, January 6, at the ...

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