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.
The legendary writer's home in Cuba may be part of his legacy to bring the two nations together.
Cuba attempts to tap into the luxurious tourism market despite its slow economic growth.
The new constitution will restructure government, adding a prime minister and setting term limits for the president, among other changes.
President Miguel Diaz-Canel toured the darkened streets of Havana in the pre-dawn hours visiting emergency crews.
It is a surprising twist given public popular support shown nationwide and earlier remarks from lawmakers in the Americas' only one-party Communist regime.
Among the most significant moves are new limits on business licenses, with only one allowed per person and per location.
She is fresh from winning prestigious prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards in August.
The 21-year-old Cuba-born singer is riding high, fresh from winning prestigious prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards in August.
This year Cabello has been nominated in six categories including best song, best video and best artist.
Officials at the Cuban Embassy in Washington, who have repeatedly denounced the US accusations as politically motivated and unproven, has no immediate comment.
The Cuban capital will celebrate 500 years in 2019, with an urban restoration plan aiming to give space to modernity while maintaining respect for its vintage character.
Camila Cabello is honoring her hometown of Havana once again: not through song this time -- but with a makeup collection for L'Oréal Paris.
A total of 110 people, including 99 Cubans, died in a Cubana plane crash.
110 people were killed in the deadliest plane crash since 1989 when a plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Havana.
Suicidal Tendencies are set to play their first concert in Havana.
The 00Biennial art festival has been set up after the Cuban government postponed the official Havana biennial by a year.
Former Colombian President Andrés Pastrana and former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga had gone to Cuba to receive an award on behalf of the Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas.
Cuba's communist government has angrily denied that it had anything to do with any attack on US personnel, and US officials have been unable to determine the cause of the injuries.
Kadir López Nieves' project "Habana Light Neon + Signs" has led to many neon signs across Havana being restored.
The certificate of Wonder City from the Swiss foundation New7Wonders was also presented to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), La Paz (Bolivia), Doha (Qatar), Durban (South Africa), Beirut (Lebanon) and Vigan (Philippines).
Analysts said that by coming in peace and calling for full restoration of neighborly relations, Obama undermined the decades-old logic that helped keep the Cuban government in power as a self-declared bastion against US imperialism.