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US tightening the noose on Cuba

The Trump administration's decision to enforce Title 111 of the Helms-Burton Act will mean more grief for Cuba, which is already being hit by economic sanctions.

US bars cruises to Cuba in retaliation for Venezuelan role

The US State Department bars cruise ships from going to Cuba, citing government repression and its role in the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis

Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela.

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade

At least three activists were arrested by plainclothes policemen while others were ordered to disperse.

Havana’s Chinatown dreaming of a new lease on life

It's the entrance gate to Havana's Chinatown, once the biggest in Latin America, whose residents are now dreaming of recovering its past glory.

ExxonMobil sues Cuban companies for nationalised assets

The suit seeks US$280 million from Cuba-Petroleo (Cupet) and Cimex, which operates service stations on the island nation.

Pompeo: Maduro ready to leave for Cuba until dissuaded by Russia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Nicolas Maduro is headed to Havana but was convinced by Russia to stay.

5 anniversaries in 2019 that will inspire unforgettable vacations

These diverse locations will definitely get your travel juices going.

Trump ramps up pressure on Cuba in Latin America offensive

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced the decision on Twitter as "an attack against International Law and the sovereignty of #Cuba & third States."

EU threatens reprisals if US sanctions interests in Cuba

EU’s Federica Mogherini will go ahead with reprisals should the United States’s Donald Trump decides to sanction EU’s investments in Cuba.

Castro says Cuba will not abandon Venezuela despite US ‘blackmail’

Cuba is a loyal friend to Venezuela, stating it would not abandon its leftist ally despite threats from the United States.

Cubans turn Haiti into unlikely shopping oasis

Cubans make all the way to Haiti to do shopping due to the cheaper prices of goods.

Cuba taps into high-end luxury tourist market

Cuba attempts to tap into the luxurious tourism market despite its slow economic growth.

Cubans overwhelmingly ratify new socialist constitution

The new constitution will restructure government, adding a prime minister and setting term limits for the president, among other changes.

Cuba votes in referendum on new constitution

More than 8 million Cubans are registered to vote in a referendum the government has turned into a plebiscite on the 'irrevocable' role of socialism in the island nation.

Cuba denies military in Venezuela

Communist-run Cuba has been a key backer of the Venezuelan government since the Bolivarian Revolution that began under former leader Hugo Chavez in 1998.

Cuban cigars hit record sales thanks to increasing Chinese demand

The growth also comes despite the continuing embargo on Cuban products being sold in the hugely lucrative US market.

Prince Charles to make first British royal trip to Cuba

The tour ends on March 29 -- the scheduled date of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Canadian diplomats hit by mystery symptoms in Cuba sue Ottawa

The Diplomats claimed to have suffered from an illness known as the 'Havana syndrome'.

Russia approves 38 million euro loan to Cuba’s military

The deal was announced after Russian President Vladimir Putin met Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Moscow.

Three killed, 172 hurt in Havana tornado

President Miguel Diaz-Canel toured the darkened streets of Havana in the pre-dawn hours visiting emergency crews.

Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amid challenges and change

For the 1st time since 1976, Cuba's president is not a Castro.

Cuba to scrap same-sex marriage law in new constitution

It is a surprising twist given public popular support shown nationwide and earlier remarks from lawmakers in the Americas' only one-party Communist regime.

Presiden Cuba selar AS hipokrit, berat sebelah kritik hak asasi

Miguel Diaz-Canel berkata, Washington sering mencabuli hak asasi manusia di seluruh dunia dengan mencetuskan peperangan dan mengeksport senjata.