News from Cuba


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General

  • VOA News

    New farm bill includes Cuba in the Market Access Program and Foreign Market Development program which help US farmers offset the costs of overseas ...

  • Granma English

    The brotherhood shared by Cuba and Timor Leste is consolidated every day, the country's ambassador here, Maubere Lorosae da Silva Horta, (Loro Horta), ...

  • WPLG Local 10

    Brazil's president gave a big snub to Cuba as the island deals with a grim economic forecast.

  • Ruidoso News

    Is your concept of Cuba defined by 1950s and 1960s black and white television images of Fidel Castro orating to the masses, the Cuban missile crisis and Bay ...

  • Reuters

    Cuba's economy will grow next year at about the same sluggish 1 percent pace it did in 2018 and an austerity program begun in 2016 will continue, the country's ...

  • Miami Herald

    Gulfstream Air Charter, which planned to fly between Miami and Cuba, did not receive permission from Cuba to land on the island. This weekend alone, 1000 ...

  • Havana Times

    HAVANA TIMES – The return to the town of El Rincon in search of the National Sanctuary dedicated to San Lazaro, makes December 17th a very busy day in the ...


Government

  • Miami Herald

    Miguel Díaz-Canel was chosen Thursday as Cuba's new president. The question is whether he will emerge from the shadow of Raúl Castro, who will remain as ...

  • NACLA

    Miguel Díaz-Canel's presidency in Cuba is not so much a sign that the government recognizes the urgency of citizens' demands for change in government, but ...

  • Fox News

    Fidel and Raul Castro were scruffy young guerrillas in 1959, when they descended from Cuba's eastern mountains, seized power and never relinquished it.

  • 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 ...

  • Reuters

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

  • CNN

    Some long-time Cuba watchers expressed skepticism Tuesday over a report by a former Mexican foreign minister that Communist leader Raul Castro removed ...

  • Quartz

    The long-ruling Castro brothers have plucked a bureaucrat from obscurity as their heir-apparent to rule Cuba, and named 2018 as the year of the transition.

  • 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 ...

  • India Today

    Raul Castro, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura and Ramiro Valdes are some of the main figures in the Cuban establishment as the government prepares to usher ...

  • The New York Times

    Stalwarts and heirs of the Communist revolution will help support — and scrutinize — Cuba's new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

  • Miami Herald

    Age and term limits in proposed changes to Cuban Constitution send a clear message to the old guard that their time is up.

  • Star Tribune

    Rafael is about to finish his degree at Havana University, but his mind is elsewhere. The finance and economics he is learning are "what they use here in Cuba," ...


Government

  • Brookings Institution

    As the Castro brothers fade into history, green shoots of civil society are visibly emerging in Cuba. Make no mistake: The Cuban Communist Party retains its ...

  • The Guardian

    Several of those affected believe Ottawa has said little in public because it wants to maintain friendly relations with Cuba. Staff and agencies in Ottawa. Mon 19 ...

  • NBCNews.com

    MIAMI — A group of doctors and scientists who first evaluated U.S. embassy workers evacuated from Cuba say their symptoms and medical findings "cannot be ...

  • Bloomberg

    When the Cuban government gave the word earlier this month to recall the more than 8,000 physicians it deployed in Brazil, the media, physicians and public ...

  • NPR

    Cuba's state telephone company will allow mobile phone customers to use the Internet via a new 3G network, starting on Thursday. But as with previous tech ...


Culture

  • Ruidoso News

    Is your concept of Cuba defined by 1950s and 1960s black and white television images of Fidel Castro orating to the masses, the Cuban missile crisis and Bay ...

  • Superyacht Times

    When it comes to superyacht cruising grounds, sometimes it may be easy to forget that there is a big wide world to discover outside of the hustle a...

  • The Guardian

    Three Cuban artists including Tania Bruguera have gone on hunger strike in protest at a new law that will require all artists and musicians to apply for ...

  • Xinhua

    By Raul Menchaca. HAVANA, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Cuban mechanical engineer Rafael Torres is an expert in Go, or Wei Qi, the ancient Chinese board game ...

  • frieze.com

    It is not unusual for Cuban artists to grumble about excessive state meddling, but it's rare for complaints to be aired publicly and collectively.


Tourism

  • Hotel Management

    The U.S. State Department has added 16 hotels owned by the Cuban military to the Cuba Restricted List, banning U.S. citizens from staying at these properties.

  • Miami Herald

    Since Panama began issuing tourism cards to Cubans, Cuban entrepreneurs seeking to supplement Cuba's meager wholesale market have been lining up ...

  • CTV News

    Protesters gathered in Montreal to support a father who's been stuck in Cuba for over a year and now faces a second trial for his involvement in a fatal boating ...

  • Prensa Latina

    Santiago de Chile, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Until late November, 42,166 Chilean tourists had traveled to Cuba, accounting for an increase of 111 percent ...

  • Prensa Latina

    Havana, Dec 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will close 2018 with the arrival of four million 750 thousand tourists, a figure higher than 2017 but lower than the expected ...


Places

  • 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.

  • The Guardian

    More than 100 people have died after an aging Boeing 737 carrying 104 passengers and six crew crashed into a nearby field shortly after taking off from ...

  • 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

    SEGUNDO FRENTE, Santiago de Cuba.– A marvel worthy of the historic, hard-working, revolutionary municipality, is how Esteban Lazo Hernández, President ...

  • CNN

    For the first time in the lives of most Cubans, a man not named Castro will lead the Communist-run island nation.

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